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|Stories in the Travelman Short Stories series take the reader to places of mystery, fantasy, horror, romance, and corners of the universe yet unexplored.|
|This entertaining collection was selected and edited by Martin Gardner, who also provides an Afterword that offers insight into the liveliness and originality of Wells’ imagination.|
|The idea occurs to him to realize his superiority by subjugating the blind |
inhabitants of the valley. As he approaches the first blind men he ... 'In the
Country of the Blind the One-eyed Man is King!' And very civilly he gave them
greeting.56 If ...
|And then he was close to the street of houses again, and blind men, |
whirlingspades and stakes, were running with a sort ... alwayswitha profounder
note of derisionthat exploded proverb: “In the Country of the Blind the One eyed
Man is King.
|"In the Country of the Blind the One-eyed Man is King." And very civilly he gave |
them greeting. He talked to them and used his eyes. "Where does he come from,
brother Pedro?" asked one. "Down out of the rocks." "Over the mountains I come,"
Herbert George Wells - 1926 - 267 pages
|All the old stories of the lost valley and the Country of the Blind had come back to |
his mind, and through his thoughts ran this old proverb, as if it were a refrain— "In
the Country of the Blind the One–eyed Man is King." "In the Country of the ...
|Blindly. Some tugging one way, some tugging other ways — with their eyes fixed |
only on their own, immediate ... Sometimes the Associates don't see things so
clearly, either; but 'in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.' Why is it
Jennifer Speake - 2008 - 400 pages
|No one really knows, but the geological evidence suggests that the US might be |
counting its chickens before they're hatched. optimism In the COUNTRY of the
blind, the one-eyed man is king 'A little wit, among foolish people, will pass a man
|Take the original adage and a simple rewriting of it by means of a single |
substitution: In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king. In the country of
the blind the one-eyed man is crazy. Do we have a trope here? If so, what trope is
Rod Michalko - 1998 - 179 pages
|They knew nothing of sight and nothing of blindness since the two could only be |
known if they existed together. Earlier ... Nunez reminded himself of the adage 'In
the Country of the Blind the One-eyed Man is King' (ibid., 129). He tried to ...