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Hylas and the Nymphs

Hylas and the Nymphs is a painting by the English artist John William Waterhouse, exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 1897. It shows the Greek hero Hylas being enticed to his death into a pool of water by a group of nymphs.

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Imperial War Museum North

Museum in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England. One of five branches of the Imperial War Museum, it explores the impact of modern conflicts on people and society.

In the Abyss

A short story by H. G. Wells first published in the August 1896 edition of Pearson’s Magazine. It tells of a descent to the deep ocean bed and an encounter with a previously unknown undersea civilisation.

In the Avu Observatory

Short story by H. G. Wells, about an attack by a large bat-like creature on an assistant at an observatory in Borneo.

In the Modern Vein

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about a minor poet’s infatuation with a girl he meets at a tennis party.

Inchcape

Reef about eleven miles (18 km) off the east coast of Angus, Scotland, near Dundee and Fife, occupied by the Bell Rock Lighthouse.

Inchdrewer Castle

16th-century tower house in the parish of Banff, Aberdeenshire, in the northeast of Scotland.

Incidental Thoughts on a Bald Head

Essay by H. G. Wells first published in 1895, about the replacement of natural losses such as hair and teeth with artificial substitutes.

Incubus

A demon in male form that seeks to have sexual intercourse with a sleeping woman.