Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
31 of July, 2013

"Yes gentleman," continued the orator, "in spite of the opinions of certain narrow-minded people, who would shut up the human race upon this globe, as within some magic circle which it must never outstep, we shall one day travel to the moon, the planets, and the stars, with the same facility, rapidity, and certainty as we now make the voyage from Liverpool to New York! Distance is but a relative expression, and must end by being reduced to zero." 

The Future Express

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