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Serbske Nowiny: 1885

mersiowsky - 8-3-2016 at 04:59 PM


29 Aug , p. 315: Prilopk. Translated from Upper Sorbian by Gerald Stone.


In Galveston harbour in Texas they recently caught a so-called ‘devil fish’ with a net. This fish is similar to a great bat, 7 ells long, 8 ells wide and weighs more than 40 hundredweight. Its mouth is 2 ells wide and in the lower jaw there are several rows of spiky teeth.