[There is also a pool of joy.] Collected now in my daughter’s face, it is hers, it is mine, it is ours.
— Merlinda Bobis, from Fish-Hair Woman
"Okay, baby, hold tight," said Zaphod, "We’ll take a quick bite at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe."
from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
He put on a little light music instead.
from Mostly Harmless
There was a point to this story, but it has temporarily escaped the chronicler’s mind.
from So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
He also heard the official from the Safety and Civil Reassurance Administration issue instructions that the planet in ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha must be made ‘perfectly safe.’
from “Young Zaphod Plays It Safe” in The Utterly Utterly Merry Comic Relief Christmas Book
And the reason I am writing this
on the back of a manila envelope
now that they have left the train together
is to tell you that when she turned
to lift the large, delicate cello
onto the overhead rack,
I saw him looking up at her
and what she was doing
the way the eyes of saints are painted
when they are looking up at God
when he is doing something remarkable,
something that identifies him as God.