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  • "This is accomplished by a device known as a virator, which, though simple in construction, is the greatest marvel of the age.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • In any event, I argued, if, at the usual hour of Martian contact, my instrument should glow in response to super-radium, it would clearly be my duty to fulfil my part of the agreement, for the glow would be proof that Almos had fulfilled his and that his spirit had passed into the upper chamber of the virator.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • It was only necessary now to start the clockwork that would shut off the current to earth in half an hour, and would start the current flowing through the upper chamber of the virator.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • In half an hour the clockwork would shut off the current flowing to Earth, and would then turn on the current which flowed through the upper chamber of the virator, thus transferring Almos 'spirit back to the body, as it lay in the lower chamber.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • Hastening to the virator, I now examined it, and found that Reon had faithfully carried out the instructions, although he was unaware that in so doing he had saved a life, doubtless thinking that in Almos 'absence, he had merely attended to the details of an important experiment.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • I was in the virator, but it was uncomfortable to remain inside, as the air was oppressively warm.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • I made a hasty examination of the current of super-radium which now flowed through the virator to Earth from the projecting apparatus.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • I would enter the virator in any case, and at once fulfil my obligation to Almos, through whose generosity I had been permitted to visit this veritable paradise.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • In a virator constructed with two upper chambers, my spirit could be retained indefinitely, and I would then see you daily through the medium of Almos.

    Zarlah the Martian

  • Immediately upon my arrival, I had prepared the virator for my journey back to Earth by substituting the projecting apparatus of the radioscope for the receiving apparatus.

    Zarlah the Martian

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