A.D. 2000 Volume 2000

A.D. 2000 Volume 2000

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... the President made the introduction, Cobb gave a slight start at hearing him speak in Volapfik; then a smile of pleasure came over his face. Bowing to the young man, the Minister expressed his pleasure at the meeting by saying: "O So1 obik l0fik! Panunob das pebinols bevi i pedeilolsis balmil joltum jolsevel, kaleda olsik. In ols logob oni, kel pegonom fa Confucius e Buddha god, in dat padalolsdenu get0n luti lifa. Ogivols stimi obe fa visitol obi ven plidos-la olsi komon." Seeing the President about to translate the words of Tsu-nan-li, Cobb quickly interrupted him, and, smiling at his ability to meet at least one of the requirements of this new age, said: "O Sol President, ed ols, Stilal obik! No stunols0s lil0n obi gepiikon in piik egebols. Lesevob, as jen lefulnik, ut kel pabiisagos ayelos lemddik, das tim eikomomov ven valik nets kulik acilomsov volapiiki. Klodol das et del no abinom fago, iistudob at puk, ed adelo logob bizugi osa/'1' An expression of astonishment overspread the faces of the other two gentlemen, and the President exclaimed, gleefully: "My dear sir: I am informed that you have been among the dead since 1887 of your calendar. Isee in you one who has been favored by Confucius and the god Buddha, in that you are permitted again to receive the air of life. You will do me an honor by visiting me when it may please you to come." 1-"Mr. President, and you, my Lord: Do not be astonished to hear me reply in the language you have employed. I recognize as an accomplished fact that which was prognosticated a great many years ago; that the time would come when all civilized nations would employ a universal language. Believing that that day was not far off, I studied this language, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936612
  • 9781236936615