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" Poe ever conjure up a picture more ghastly than that of a Penrhyn diver, caught like a rat in a trap by some huge, man-eating shark, or fierce kara mauaa — crouching in a cleft of the overhanging coral, under the dark green gloom of a hundred feet of... "
In the Strange South Seas - Page 254
by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw - 1907 - 381 pages
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Asia: Journal of the American Asiatic Association, Volume 21

Asia - 1921
...animate nature in its most desperate crises. Miss Grimshaw may well inquire: "Did Schiller or Edgar Allan Poe ever conjure up a picture more ghastly than that...cracking eyeballs, while the threatening bulk of his deadly enemy looms dark and steady, full in the road to life and air? -A minute or more has been spent...
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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
...by the visible retreat of the object of his desire. Not Schiller nor Edgar Allan Poe ever conjured up a picture more ghastly than that of a Penrhyn diver...trap by some huge, maneating shark or fierce kara mauua, crouching in a cleft of the overhanging coral, under the dark green gloom of a hundred feet...
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