First Appearance this Season of the American Serpent
Monstrosities, Zoology, Cultural Geography, Superstition
Discusses an 'Irish correspondent's report of the astonishing leaping abilities of the alleged 'American Sea Serpent'. Believes the beast, on hearing of the 'Irishman's love of the marvellous', paid him a visit 'to see how he can enlarge upon his dimensions'.
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