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Excerpt from The Great Awakening: The Story of the Twenty-Second Century Had I been carried to some other house, to some hospital? Was I still sick? I did not suffer; on the contrary I felt in the best of health; and then, as the dismal thoughts of the weeks of suffering I had undergone came back to me, I concluded I must be dreaming. Well, thought I, if by dreaming I can still the pain which tortured me, let me but dream forever! I lay quietly on my back, and began to look around the room. At my left was a large window looking out upon a park filled with beautiful large maples, their branches moving softly with the gentle breeze across the room a large fireplace met my gaze, with a mantel surmounting, on which there was a clock and some vases, and I distinctly heard the clock ticking. A most marvellous dream, thought I. As my eyes wandered about, now stopping to admire some pictures, now examining curi ously some article of furniture wholly new to me, a little door above the dial of the clock opened, a miniature head was pushed out, and a soft, delightful voice said pleasantly, It is now ten o'clock. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.