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"All fiction is propaganda, and the fiction we like is the propaganda we believe in, and the fiction we don't like is the propaganda we don't believe in."
- Samuel R. Delany

Atomic Engine  
  A motor running on atomic fuel.  

And presently over the cloud-banks that lay above Westphalia and Saxony the swift aŽroplane, with its atomic engine as noiseless as a dancing sunbeam and its phosphorescent gyroscopic compass, flew like an arrow to the heart of the central European hosts.
Technovelgy from The World Set Free, by H.G. Wells.
Published by Macmillan & Co. in 1914
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