A Modern Utopia (Penguin Classics) by H. G. Wells

By H. G. Wells

Whereas strolling within the Swiss Alps, English travelers fall right into a space-warp, and abruptly locate themselves in one other global. in lots of methods similar to our personal - even right down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet remains to be one way or the other considerably diverse, for the 2 walkers at the moment are upon a Utopian Earth managed through a unmarried international govt. the following, as they quickly study, all percentage a standard language, there's sexual, fiscal and racial equality, and society is governed by way of socialist beliefs enforced through an austere, voluntary elite: the 'Samurai'. yet what is going to the Utopians make of those new viewers from a much less excellent international?

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They viddied us just as we viddied them, and there was like a very quit kind of watching each other now. This would be real, this would be proper, this would be the nozh, the oozy, the britva, not just fisties and boots. Billyboy and his droogs stopped what they were doing, which was just getting ready to perform something on a weepy young devotchka they had there, not more than ten, she creeching away but with her platties still on. Billyboy holding her by one rooker and his number-one, Leo, holding the other.

We’re only asking,” said the other young millicent. ” But they gave us the nasty warning look before they went out. As they were going out we handed them a bit of lip-music: brrrrzzzzrrrr. But, myself, I couldn’t help a bit of disappointment at things as they were those days. Nothing to fight against really. Everything as easy as kiss-my-sharries. Still, the night was still very young. 2 When we got outside of the Duke of New York we viddied by the main bar’s long lighted window, a burbling old pyahnitsa or drunkie, howling away at the filthy songs of his fathers and going blerp blerp in between as though it might be a filthy old orchestra in his stinking rotten guts.

Then I put my nogas into very comfy wooly toofles, combed my luscious glory, and was ready for P. R. Deltoid. When I opened up he came shambling in looking shagged, a battered old shlapa on his gulliver, his raincoat filthy. “Ah, Alex boy,” he said to me. “I met your mother, yes. She said something about a pain somewhere. ” “A rather intolerable pain in the head, brother, sir,” I said in my gentleman’s goloss. ” “Or certainly by this evening, yes,” said P. R. Deltoid. “The evening is the great time, isn’t it, Alex boy?

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