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A Slip Under The Microscope

Auhtor: H Wells

Language: english
Published: 1896

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
Downloads: 263
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Slip Under The Microscope':

... rose, thrust his hands into his pockets, and walked slowly down the laboratory towards the lecture theatre door. He stood listening for a moment, ...
... brown holland aprons they wore while dissecting. Of the men, two went down the laboratory to their places, one a pallid, dark-bearded man, who had once ...
... the introductory course in zoology. From ovum to ovum is the goal of the higher vertebrata, the lecturer had said in his melancholy tones, and so ...
... to exist a hundred years hence. Why shouldn't he? said the fair-haired student. Why should he? said Hill. What inducement has he? That's the ...
... Hill? During the whole scene she and the book had been vividly present in his consciousness but he made a clumsy pretence of looking at the book ...
... it all, Hill, arguing not only for Thorpe, but for the casual passer-by, would lose the thread of his argument glancing at some pretty painted face that ...
... direct assault upon her religion-she was gathering resolution to undertake what she told herself was his aesthetic education. She was a year or two older than ...
... every outline, and warm shafts of sunlight struck between the house blocks and turned the sunny side of the street to amber and gold. In the hall of ...
... girls, but this business of standing at ease and appreciating, fencing, and returning quick remarks round a group was, he knew, altogether beyond him. ...
... had picked up a prominent man for a father, and instead of his losing so many marks on the score of that advantage, it was counted to him for ...
... exceedingly effective personalities about the socialist leaders, until Hill hated Bernard Shaw's graceful egotisms, William Morris's limited editions ...
... debating society, but he found the chance encounters with Miss Haysman in the spacious ways of the adjacent art museum, or in the little museum at the ...
... mysterious slip. It was just the kind of thing that the botanical professor was always doing. Like the income tax, it offered a premium to the cheat. ...
... his replies and walked back to his seat. He read through his manuscript, and then sat thinking and gnawing his knuckle. It would look queer now ...
... a way, though the suspicion of mugging clung to him. But Hill was to find congratulations and Miss Haysman's enhanced opinion of him, and even the ...
... but they vanished on analysis. At last-moved, curiously enough, by exactly the same motive forces that had resulted in his dishonesty-he went to Professor ...
... I come here and tell you? Your repentance, of course, does you credit, said Professor Bindon, but it does not alter the original facts. No, sir, ...
... he said, I think this confession of yours goes far to mitigate your offence. But you have set the machinery in motion, and now it must take ...
... and abruptly she turned her back on the girl in spectacles, and walked to her own place. It's true, all the same, said the girl in spectacles, peering and ...
... the story Joseph Davis, who is an author of popular histories, becomes overtaken with suspicion that he and his family have already been exposed and ...