The Time Machine - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

When they arrive at the Palace, the Time Traveler discovers it actually is made of porcelain. He sees an inscription, but cannot read it. The Palace is a museum. He sees dinosaur skeletons and finds glass cases from his time. He wanders into the natural history section, but finds all the specimens to be decayed. In the machinery section, he looks for a weapon to use against the Morlocks. He notices the ground sloping and feels the Morlocks are close by. He begins to hear the sound of machinery beneath him and pulls a lever off a machine to use as a weapon. All the books in the library are rotted and the Time Traveler cannot help but feel the authors wasted their time.

They enter a gallery devoted to Chemistry. The Time Traveler finds a full book of matches and a sealed...

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