ISS


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ISS

1. Abbrev. for interstellar scintillation. See scattering.
2. Abbrev. for International Space Station.

ISS

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It was my first trip upon the bosom of Iss, and the things I saw there will live forever in my memory.
At last the truth dawned upon me--I was following a subterranean river which emptied into the Iss at the very point where I had hidden.
It is not an hysterical laugh, but rather the genuine expression of the pleasure they derive from the things that move Earth men to loathing or to tears.
That I am upon Barsoom is all that I can guess, and but for you and the great white apes I should not even guess that, for the sights I have seen this day are as unlike the things of my beloved Barsoom as I knew it ten long years ago as they are unlike the world of my birth.
But I was to learn that the Martian smile is merely perfunctory, and that the Martian laugh is a thing to cause strong men to blanch in horror.
The death agonies of a fellow being are, to these strange creatures provocative of the wildest hilarity, while their chief form of commonest amusement is to inflict death on their prisoners of war in various ingenious and horrible ways.
My father he told me the tale time an' again, an' this is the way
Ben Ireson he was skipper o' the Betty, young feller, comin' home frum the Banks - that was before the war of 1812, but jestice is jestice at all times.
So I do, as far as sympathizing goes, but I think the fault is yours, Meg.
His place is there as well as yours, and the children need him.
The iris is extremely black while the eyeball itself is quite white and clear.
Goddess of Death, whose abode is upon the banks of the Lost Sea of Korus.