There Were Giants in Those Days. Modern Science and Nursery Tales
Annie Besant Lucifer Californian Illustrated Magazine
Remarks that one of the 'excellent things about modern science is the extent to which it is verifying the delightful old nursery tales. Before very long the most superior person will not be able to pooh-pooh the stories of giants, dragons and ogres which formed so large a part of the pabulum of our childhood'.
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