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It was a squid of colossal dimensions.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

Edit: The original caption says squid (calmar). Nothing I can do about it :)

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It was a squid of colossal dimensions.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

Edit: The original caption says squid (calmar). Nothing I can do about it :)

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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Twenty times he risked his neck.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

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Twenty times he risked his neck.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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A destroyed city appeared before my very eyes.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne,  Paris, 1871.

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A destroyed city appeared before my very eyes.

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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Giant lobsters, titanic crabs…

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

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Giant lobsters, titanic crabs…

Alphonse de Neuville, from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, December 23, 2013
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On a rocky and volcanic ground…

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

On a rocky and volcanic ground…

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, December 23, 2013
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They all went down on their knees.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

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They all went down on their knees.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, December 23, 2013
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Only one of its arms wriggled in the air, brandishing the victim like a feather.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

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Only one of its arms wriggled in the air, brandishing the victim like a feather.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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With one blow of the axe, Captain Nemo cut this formidable tentacle, that slid wriggling down the ladder.

Alphonse de Neuville from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

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With one blow of the axe, Captain Nemo cut this formidable tentacle, that slid wriggling down the ladder.

Alphonse de Neuville from Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013