[LMB] Heinlein

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Sat Oct 9 18:38:37 BST 2021


On Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 18:17, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

> > On Oct 9, 2021, at 11:40 AM, Robert Woodward Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net wrote:
>>(I will admit that there were enough scientist’s daughters for it to become a cliche).
>
> And in The Spirit Ring we have the magician’s daughter.
>

Shakespeare's "Tempest" is often credited as the first appearance of the Mad Scientist's Beautiful Daughter.

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.




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