"I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled 'Science Fiction' and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal."
This is the first use of the phrase in science fiction; as far as I know, it is the first use of this phrase to describe the movement of a real object.
In his 1928 novel Skylark of Space, 'Doc Smith describes a ship that exceeds the speed of light, but does not use the phrase "faster-than-light":
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'...the DS [Daily Schedule] was suddenly transformed into a valued confidante.'
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'Mike ... could accept other languages and was doing technical translating - and reading endlessly.'
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'I could almost feel those little tunnel junction neuristors working, forming their own interconnections as I operated it.'
'Suddenly, hitherto unheard-of sums of money became available for investment in civilian orbital stations.'
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