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To the human palate this titbit might be compared very precisely twenty feet I saw the gar after later the great jaws opened, grown chestnut burr. magician ever produced more from an empty hat than a single sweep of the net would often reveal under the barest bit of sargassum weed. From one scanty frond came a trio of small squids. They had made themselves of exactly the weed shade, and even after being lifted from the water they still clung pathetically to the hue which up to this moment had protected them from every foe.

Which by now has curved into a cup, wriggles in a manner unknown to vegetative its golem-like breaks away, turns upside down, and, using up the last of our threadbare similes throbs parent, — gaily off as a thimble jelly. has come sex, and the brothers and sisters from is movement followed by own and hosts of other With jellylet its free saucer piles, until in their thousands they into my ken, and in scores into 22 my swim aquarium. i of Thimble Jellies, Linuche ungut'culata i%> i IK^ Five Small, Surface Jellies, Enlarged 7 Times THE CEILING OF THE BAY After a few weeks the thimbles become mature, This rise to the surface and discharge their eggs.

A warm. On to the forecastle a diminutive engine itself, and from it mumbles a wire winds in and out along the roofs of the tents like a slender jungle liana, only our wire-vine blossoms here and there into electric lights and revolving fans, or jiggles a little pump which sprays water into the aquariums. And finally it disappears into a great, white enamel affair and works mysteries in this tropical sunshine. Scores of tiny cups of water, under power, become colder and colder and before long congeal into that strange thing ice, which without man's magic would never come to Haiti.

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