I, the sole possessor of the truths of Space and of the theory of the introduction of Light from the world of Three Dimensions — as if I were the maddest of the mad! But a truce to these painful digressions: let me return to our houses. The most common... Flatland a romance of many dimensions - Page 16by A Square - 1899Full view - About this book
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