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"It's hard to tell stories about critters that are not human. John W. Campbell tried it, in "Twilight," and everybody says it's a wonderful story, and nobody ever reads it twice."
- Jerry Pournelle

Space Liner  
  A large, passenger-carrying space ship.  

This is probably the first use of the phrase "space liner."

A stream of famous scientists had been coming aboard the space liner Vega all afternoon.
From Electronic Siege, by John W. Campbell.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1932
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