"Farewell to the Master" is a science fiction short story written by Harry Bates. It was first published in the October 1940 issue of Astounding Science Fiction. It provided the basis of the noted 1951 film The Day the Earth Stood Still and its 2008 remake. In 1973, the story was adapted by Marvel Comics for its Worlds Unknown series with Bates' blessing.
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“The poplars are felled, farewell to the shade
And the whispering sound of the cool colonnade,”
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“Farewell? a long farewell to all my greatness.
This is the state of man; today he puts forth
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The third day comes a frost, a killing frost,
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“Then the master said to the slave, Go out into the roads and lanes, and compel people to come in, so that my house may be filled.”
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