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"... a confidence had manifested itself in France, to a minor extent in England, and particularly in Russia, that the Americans might discover means to meet and master the invaders."
"Let the Martians come," was the cry. "If necessary, we can quit the earth as the Athenians fled from Athens before the advancing host of Xerxes, and like them, take refuge upon our ships—these new ships of space, with which American inventiveness has furnished us."... but ... THIS IS ... SPARTA!!!!
"Hurrah!" cried one of the onlookers. "We have met the Martians and they are ours."seriously, no one says "hurrah", not even back in the day
Negotiations were at once begun. The United States naturally took the lead, and their leadership was never for a moment questioned abroad.not even from those whiny french bastards!