The Time Machine (Heinemann text)
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NOTE.—The substance of the first chapter of this story and of several paragraphs from the context appeared in the 'National Observer' in 1894. The "Time Traveller's Story" appeared, almost as it stands here, in the pages of the 'New Review.' The Author desires to make the customary acknowledgements
WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY
Page IIntroduction 1 IIThe Machine 10 IIIThe Time Traveller Returns 17 IVTime Travelling 27 VIn the Golden Age 37 VIThe Sunset of Mankind 45 VIIA Sudden Shock 56 VIIIExplanation 67 IXThe Morlocks 86 XWhen the Night Came 96 XIThe Palace of Green Porcelain 107 XIIIn the Darkness 118 XIIIThe Trap of the White Sphinx 129 XIVThe Further Vision 134 XVThe Time Traveller’s Return 142 XVIAfter the Story 145
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