- an ancient Roman goddess of the earth, marriage, and fertility, identified with the Greek goddess Gaea.
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I am sure 98 Mars, Mercury, and Tellus are equally prone to this weakness.Mountain Meditations
But say, we've got a lot of power on our ultra-wave: enough to reach Tellus, I think.
There--this plate is looking back, or down, at Tellus; this other one is looking ahead.
They'll do--about as fine a couple of kids as old Tellus ever produced.
Should've remembered Tellus isn't Hodell; the tri-di's setting up!The Galaxy Primes
Edward Elmer Smith
- the Roman goddess of the earth; protectress of marriage, fertility, and the dead
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