Time Travel(redirected from Temporal mechanics)
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Time TravelConnecticut Yankee,
the struck on the head, he awakens to find himself in 6th-century England. [Am. Lit.: Mark Twain A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court]
Julian West awakens more than a century later to enjoy a new life in the Boston of A.D. 2000. [Am. Lit.: Looking Backward in Magill I, 520]
Time Machine, The
taught time-traveling by the Tralfamadorian space creatures. [Am. Lit.: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five]
Englishman voyages through millions of years to mankind’s future. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 980]
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