The Wonderful Visit

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Author: H.G. Wells
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,398 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,808
Added to site: 2010.10.19
mnybks.net#: 29315
Origin: gutenberg.org

Like 'The Time Machine,' this book may be considered as a further romance of the fourth dimension. 'The Wonderful Visit' was paid by an angel, who by some accident, had got out of the angel into the human world, where his is accidentally shot by a vicar.

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s stared into the Vicar's. Then, with a gasp, and biting his nether lip, he struggled into a sitting position and surveyed the Vicar from top to toe.

"A man!" said the Angel, clasping his forehead; "a man in the maddest black clothes and without a feather upon him. Then I was not deceived. I am indeed in the Land of Dreams!"


THE VICAR AND THE ANGEL.

VI.

Now there are some things frankly impossible. The weakest intellect will admit this situation is impossible. The Athenæum will probably say as much should it venture to review this. Sunbespattered ferns, spreading beech trees, the Vicar and the gun are acceptable enough. But this Angel is a different matter. Plain sensible people will scarcely go on with such an extravagant book. And the Vicar fully appreciated this impossibility. But he lacked decision. Consequently he went on with it, as you shall immediately hear. He was hot, it was after dinner, he was in no mood for mental subtleties. The Angel had him at a

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