Some articles on thunder child:
... HMS Thunder Child is commonly omitted from adaptations, or replaced with technology more appropriate to the updated setting ... Flying Fortress heavy bomber replaces the Thunder Child ... The first adaptation to feature the Thunder Child itself was Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, which was released in 1978 and retains the Victorian setting of the novel ...
... The attack by Thunder Child occupied the Martians long enough for three other Royal Navy ironclads to arrive ... As depicted in the book, Thunder Child is the only human artifact which can compete with the Martian fighting-machines on anything like equal terms, the battle clearly giving a morale boost to hard-pressed ... In the novel the episode concerning HMS Thunder Child is in "Chapter Seventeen The "Thunder Child"" ending Book One The Coming of the Martians ...
Famous quotes containing the words child and/or thunder:
“Some parents feel that if they introduce their children to alcohol gradually in the home environment, the children will learn to use alcohol in moderation. Im not sure thats such a good idea. First of all, alcohol is not healthy for the growing child. Second, introducing alcohol to a child suggests that you condone drinkingeven to the point where you want to teach your child how to drink.”
—Lawrence Balter (20th century)
“Of late, eternal Condor years
So shake the very Heaven on high
With tumult as they thunder by,
I have no time for idle cares
Through gazing on the unquiet sky.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)