Beneath Tropic Seas - A Record of Diving Among the Coral by William Beebe

By William Beebe

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12 HAITIAN CONTRASTS AND BEGINNINGS with only the motive power of Columbus, manipulated amid narrow, crooked channels more skillfully than many a yacht imthis great craft pelled with electricity or steam. The became a day as I watched a man lower a sail alone a sail and gaff which would have crushed him flat had their weight not been distributed. Again the queen ant came to mind, for when she alights she too furls her wings, but it was not until a day or two later that the climax of the simile occurred, for then I watched the sailors untying rope after rope, rolling up the huge sails and dropping them into the dark hold; exactly as I have seen the queen, after her marriage flight, twist and bend and bite off her wings before beginning the shallow pit which in time will seethe with a delicately graded stress of pulleys real thing to me this — million tenants.

Affair will be sent to oil; tribunal today. " As I finished reading this I remembered that at the Club a friend had refused to light a third cigarette with the same match, and many Americans had rapped on wood as they asserted that they had never had malaria. When I compared this with a handkerchief with magic writing I wondered if all my contrasts were as trenchant as they seemed at first sight. The gods have again been kind to me, and I can imagine no better place for a few months' work than Haiti.

Almost only stunned and all — ; of pan-fish, many -colored angelfish, groupers, trig- ger-fish with their poisonous triggers set at full cock as danger, futile protection against this trunkfish whose armored box was of no There were porcupme shelter unthinkable within their avail. fish who at the shock valiantly inflated themselves behind their had chevaux- and so died, and there were mackerel masters of the bay whose sharp teeth and wonderful speed aided them not at all against de-frise of spines — — this holocaust of and there, like butterfly -fish in vibration.

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