Friday, 8 May 2009

Best Fishes

Squatinus is a fisshe in the se, of fiue cubites longe: his tayle is a fote brode, & he hideth him in the slimy mudde of the se, & marreth al other fisshes that come nigh him: it hath so sharpe a skinne that in som places they shaue wode with it, and bone also: on his skinne is blacke short here. The nature hathe made him so harde that he can nat almoste be persed with nouther yron nor stole.

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