20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

By Jules Verne

Jules Verne provides us the vintage story of undersea event aboard the Nautilus. whilst a sea monster starts attacking ships, the area unites to discover and break the unknown creature. Monsieur Aronnax joins the struggle and is tossed from his boat to discover himself aboard an grand vessel. Aronnax's underwater adventures strolling at the ocean ground, pearl diving, and exploring with Captain Nemo has been tailored for younger readers within the Calico Illustrated Classics model of Verne's 20,000 Leagues less than the ocean.

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On their shelves lay china, porcelain, and a silver dinner service. In the center of the room was a richly set table. 30 31 “Sit,” the captain said as he gestured toward a chair. “You must be hungry. ” I asked. “Yes, the sea furnishes me with everything I need. I never eat the flesh of land animals. What looks like steak,” he said, “is turtle. Dolphin liver is much like stewed pork. ” I tasted everything and found it delicious. ” “Yes, I do,” he replied. “It nourishes me. It also clothes me in cloth made from the filaments of certain shellfish.

The captain invited me to join him for his lunch and I followed him. We went down a short, electrically lit corridor, then entered another room about thirty feet away. The dining room held two high oak sideboards inlaid with ebony. On their shelves lay china, porcelain, and a silver dinner service. In the center of the room was a richly set table. 30 31 “Sit,” the captain said as he gestured toward a chair. “You must be hungry. ” I asked. “Yes, the sea furnishes me with everything I need. I never eat the flesh of land animals.

Unbelievable,” Ned said. ” “I can’t,” Conseil said. ” Although Conseil was an enthusiast classifier, he was not good at recognizing creatures without a label. “A triggerfish,” I said, pointing. “Genus, Balistes,” Conseil said then. ” I also saw a Chinese ray, a green wrasse, a red mullet, and a violet spotted goby. The creatures passed us like a living rainbow. We kept up an constant commentary as the creatures passed. Land could name many of the fish and Conseil would then classify them. The lounge lights came on again and the iron panels closed.

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