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"We agreed that he should try 'space-travel', and I should try 'time-travel'. His result is well known. My effort, after a few promising chapters, ran dry: it was too long a way round to what I really wanted to make, a new revision of the Atlantis legend."
Part I, Chapter 1, The Early History of the Legend, p. 1

"As I have said, this remarkable text documents the beginning of the legend of Numenor, and the extension of 'The Silmarillion' into a Second Age of the World."
Part I, Chapter 2, The Fall of Numenor, p. 13

"Little doth any man know what longing is his whom old age cutteth off from return."
Part I, Chapter 3, The Lost Road, p. 48

"I wish there was a 'Time-machine'."
Part I, Chapter 3, The Lost Road, p. 52

"Yet Morgoth cometh not. But his shadow hath come; it lieth upon the hearts and minds of men. It...

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