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"The way you write science fiction is: you sit down at your writing machine and you open your mind to the first thought that comes through."
- Frederik Pohl

Automatic Companion Robot  
  A robotic replacement for a pet or friend.  

"Puppy!" said Fairless heartily. "Your mother and I have something much better than a puppy for you. Just take a look under the tree there - it's a robot! Yes, Morey, your very own robot - a full-size 38-tube fully automatic companion for you! Go ahead, Morey, go right up and speak to it. Its name is Henry. Go on, boy."
From The Midas Plague, by Frederik Pohl.
Published by Galaxy in 1954
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