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" Two minutes and a half; it is barely possible now, but — the sentinel of death moves forward; his cruel eyes, phosphorescent in the gloom, look right into the cleft where the wretched creature is crouching, with almost twenty seconds of life still left,... "
In the Strange South Seas - Page 255
by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw - 1907 - 381 pages
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Asia: Journal of the American Asiatic Association, Volume 21

Asia - 1921
...but now not a shred of hope. A few more beats of the labouring pulse, a gasp from the tortured limbs, a sudden rush of silvery air bubbles, and the brown limbs collapse out of the cleft like wreaths of seaweed. The shark has his own." Another sinister note in the scale...
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The Book of the Pearl: Its History, Art, Science, and Industry

George Frederick Kunz, Charles Hugh Stevenson - Antiques & Collectibles - 1908 - 548 pages
...almost twenty seconds of life still left, but now not a shred of hope. A few more beats of the laboring pulse, a gasp from the tortured lungs, a sudden rush...cleft like wreaths of seaweed. The shark has his own. (Beatrice Grimshaw in the "Graphic.") At the end of the day's work, the catch is opened by means of...
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