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TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER SEA

TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER SEA

TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER SEA, The facts relating to this apparition (entered in various log-books) agreed in
most respects as to the shape of the object or creature in question, the untiring
rapidity of its movements, its surprising power of locomotion, and the peculiar
life with which it seemed endowed. If it was a whale, it surpassed in size all
those hitherto classified in science. Taking into consideration the mean of

observations made at divers times—rejecting the timid estimate of those who assigned to this object a length of two hundred feet, equally with the exaggerated opinions which set it down as a mile in width and three in length—we might fairly conclude that this mysterious being surpassed greatly all dimensions
admitted by the learned ones of the day, if it existed at all. And that it DID exist was an undeniable fact; and, with that tendency which disposes the human mind in favour of the marvellous, we can understand the

excitement produced in the entire world by this supernatural apparition. As to classing it in the list of fables, the idea was out of the question.
On the 20th of July, 1866, the steamer Governor Higginson, of the Calcutta
and Burnach Steam Navigation Company, had met this moving mass five miles off the east coast of Australia. Captain Baker thought at first that he was in the presence of an unknown sandbank; he even prepared to determine its exact position when two columns of water, projected by the mysterious object, romantic

with a hissing noise a hundred and fifty feet up into the air. Now, unless the
sandbank had been submitted to the intermittent eruption of a geyser,
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