THE END OF THE EARTH
THE STRANGE HISTORY OF A MYSTERIOUS BEING
The Account of a Remarkable Journey
AS COMMUNICATED IN MANUSCRIPT TO
WHO PROMISED TO PRINT THE SAME, BUT FINALLY EVADED THE RESPONSIBILITY
WHICH WAS FINALLY ASSUMED BY
JOHN URI LLOYD
WITH MANY ILLUSTRATIONS BY
J. AGUSTUS KNAPP
Prologue — History of Llewellyn Drury
I. Home of Llewellyn Drury — "Never Less Alone than When Alone"
II. A Friendly Conference with Professor Chickering
III. A Second Interview with the Mysterious Visitor
IV. A Search for Knowledge — The Alchemistic Letter
V. The Writing of "My Confession"
VII. A Wild Night — I am Prematurely Aged
VIII. A Lesson in Mind Study
IX. I Can Not Establish My Identity
X. My Journey Towards the End of Earth Begins — The Adepts'
XI. My Journey Continues — Instinct
XII. A Cavern Discovered — Biswell's Hill
XIII. The Punch Bowls and Caverns of Kentucky — "Into the Unknown
XIV. Farewell to God's Sunshine — "The Echo of the Cry"
XV. A Zone of Light, Deep Within the Earth
XVI. Vitalized Darkness — The Narrows in Science
XVII. The Fungus Forest — Enchantment
XVIII. The Food of Man
XIX. The Cry from a Distance — I Rebel Against Continuing the
XX. My Unbidden Guest Proves His Statements, and Refutes My
XXI. My Weight Disappearing
XXII. The Story Again Interrupted — My Unbidden Guest Departs
XXIII. Scientific Men Questioned — Aristotle's Ether
XXIV. The Soliloquy of Professor Daniel Vaughn
XXV. The Mother of a volcano — "You Can Not Disprove, and You
Dare Not Admit"
XXVI. Motion from Inherent Energy — "Lead Me Deeper Into this
XXVII. Sleep, Dreams, Nightmare — "Strangle the Life from My Body"
XXVIII. A Challenge — My Unbidden Guest Accepts It
XXIX. Beware of Biology — The Science of the Life of Man — The Old
Man Relates a Story as an Object Lesson
XXX. Looking Backward — The Living Brain
XXXI. A lesson on Volcanoes — Primary Colors are Capable of Farther
XXXII. Matter is Retarded Motion — "A Wail of Sadness Inexpressible"
XXXIII. "A Study of True Science is a Study of God" — Communing
XXXIV. I Cease to Breathe, and Yet Live
XXXV. "A Certain Point Within a Circle" — Men are as Parasites on
the Roof of the Earth
XXXVI. Drunkenness — The Drinks of Man
XXXVII. The Drunkard's Voice
XXXVIII. The Drunkard's Den
XXXIX. Among the Drunkards
XL. Further Temptation — Etidorhpa Appears
XLII. Eternity Without Time
XLIII. The Last Contest
XLIV. The Fathomless Abyss — The Edge of the Earth's Shell
XLV. My Heart-throb is Stilled, and Yet I Live
XLVI. The Inner Circle, or the End of Gravitation — In the Bottomless
XLVII. Hearing Without Ears — "What Will Be the End?"
XLVIII. Why and How — The Straggling Ray of Light from those
XLIX. Oscillating Through Space — The Earth's Shell Above Us
L. My Weight Annihilated — "Tell Me," I cried in alarm, "Is This to
be a Living Tomb?"
LI. Is That a Mortal? — "The End of the Earth"
LII. The Last Farewell
Epilogue — Letter Accompanying the Mysterious Manuscript