Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
I and my wife stood amazed. Then I realised that the crest of Maybury Hill must be within range of the Martians
So he got out of the fury of the panic, and, skirting the Edgware Road, reached Edgware about seven, fasting and wearied, but well ahead of the crowd.
It did so indeed, and much sooner than she had expected. Granser babbled on unnoticed.