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Corrected errors in chapter 16-22

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@ -106,6 +106,7 @@ The source can be found on \texttt{\url{https://git.kjodle.net/kjodle/Flatland}}
\newpage \ \newpage
\chapter*{Dedication}
\begin{center}
@ -2339,7 +2340,7 @@ children and household?
humble servant might be easily ascertained by any one of the neighbourhood
possessing your Lordship's ample means of information.
\textit{Stranger}. (To himself.) What must I do? Stay; one more argument suggests
\textit{Stranger}. (\textit{To himself}.) What must I do? Stay; one more argument suggests
itself to me. When you see a Straight Line --- your wife, for example --- how many
Dimensions do you attribute to her?
@ -2354,7 +2355,7 @@ thickness).
\textit{Stranger}. But the very fact that a Line is visible implies that it possesses
yet another Dimension.
\textit{I}. My Lord, I have just acknowledge that a Woman is broad as well as long. We
\textit{I}. My Lord, I have just acknowledged that a Woman is broad as well as long. We
see her length, we infer her breadth; which, though very slight, is capable of
measurement.
@ -2379,7 +2380,7 @@ measurement. Do but measure my ``height,'' or merely indicate to me the
direction in which my ``height'' extends, and I will become your convert.
Otherwise, your Lordship's own understanding must hold me excused.
\textit{Stranger}. (To himself.) I can do neither. How shall I convince him? Surely a
\textit{Stranger}. (\textit{To himself}.) I can do neither. How shall I convince him? Surely a
plain statement of facts followed by ocular demonstration ought to suffice. ---
Now, Sir; listen to me.
@ -2566,7 +2567,7 @@ of accounts. I am about to descend into that cupboard and to bring you one of
those tablets. I saw you lock the cupboard half an hour ago, and I know you
have the key in your possession. But I descend from Space; the doors, you see,
remain unmoved. Now I am in the cupboard and am taking the tablet. Now I have
it. Now I ascent with it.
it. Now I ascend with it.
I rushed to the closet and dashed the door open. One of the tablets was gone.
With a mocking laugh, the Stranger appeared in the other corner of the room,
@ -2649,7 +2650,7 @@ ideal of consummate loveliness and wisdom that I see thy inside, and yet
cannot discern thy heart, thy lungs, thy arteries, thy liver?'' ``What you think
you see, you see not,'' he replied; ``it is not giving to you, nor to any other
Being, to behold my internal parts. I am of a different order of Beings from
those in Flatland. Where I a Circle, you could discern my intestines, but I am
those in Flatland. Were I a Circle, you could discern my intestines, but I am
a Being, composed as I told you before, of many Circles, the Many in the One,
called in this country a Sphere. And, just as the outside of a Cube is a
Square, so the outside of a Sphere represents the appearance of a Circle.''
@ -2698,8 +2699,8 @@ hills, were bared before me.
Awestruck at the sight of the mysteries of the earth, thus unveiled before my
unworthy eye, I said to my Companion, ``Behold, I am become as a God. For the
wise men in our country say that to see all things, or as they express it,
omnividence, is the attribute of God alone.'' There was something of scorn in
the voice of my Teacher as he made answer: ``it is so indeed? Then the very
\textit{omnividence}, is the attribute of God alone.'' There was something of scorn in
the voice of my Teacher as he made answer: ``Is it so indeed? Then the very
pick-pockets and cut-throats of my country are to be worshipped by your wise
men as being Gods: for there is not one of them that does not see as much as
you see now. But trust me, your wise men are wrong.''
@ -2986,7 +2987,7 @@ of doors or windows, and appearing and vanishing at will? On the reply to this
question I am ready to stake everything. Deny it, and I am henceforth silent.
Only vouchsafe an answer.
\textit{Sphere} (after a pause). It is reported so. But men are divided in opinion as
\textit{Sphere} (\textit{after a pause}). It is reported so. But men are divided in opinion as
to the facts. And even granting the facts, they explain them in different
ways. And in any case, however great may be the number of different
explanations, no one has adopted or suggested the theory of a Fourth
@ -3000,7 +3001,7 @@ have returned --- no one knows whither --- have they also contracted their
sections and vanished somehow into that more Spacious Space, whither I now
entreat you to conduct me?
\textit{Sphere} (moodily). They have vanished, certainly --- if they ever appeared. But
\textit{Sphere} (\textit{moodily}). They have vanished, certainly --- if they ever appeared. But
most people say that these visions arose from the thought --- you will not
understand me --- from the brain; from the perturbed angularity of the Seer.
@ -3142,7 +3143,7 @@ Pupil. Then he proceeded to initiate me into mysteries yet higher than those I
had witnessed, shewing me how to construct Extra-Solids by the motion of
Solids, and Double Extra-Solids by the motion of Extra-Solids, and all
``strictly according to Analogy,'' all by methods so simple, so easy, as to be
patent even to the Female Sex.?
patent even to the Female Sex.
@ -3176,7 +3177,7 @@ mean reputation, but not great in mathematics, and, in that respect, unfit for
my purpose. But it occurred to me that a young and docile Hexagon, with a
mathematical turn, would be a most suitable pupil. Why therefore not make my
first experiment with my little precocious Grandson, whose casual remarks on
the meaning of three-to-the-third had met with the approval of the Sphere?
the meaning of $ 3^3 $ had met with the approval of the Sphere?
Discussing the matter with him, a mere boy, I should be in perfect safety; for
he would know nothing of the Proclamation of the Council; whereas I could not
feel sure that my Sons --- so greatly did their patriotism and reverence for the
@ -3360,7 +3361,7 @@ Some Dimension, and may stir up a race of rebels who shall refuse to be
confined to limited Dimensionality.
That is the hope of my brighter moments. Alas, it is
not always so. Heavily weights on me at times the burdensome reflection that I
not always so. Heavily weighs on me at times the burdensome reflection that I
cannot honestly say I am confident as to the exact shape of the once-seen,
oft-regretted Cube; and in my nightly visions the mysterious precept, ``Upward,
not Northward,'' haunts me like a soul-devouring Sphinx. It is part of the

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