By Jules Verne
Jules Verne's vintage technological know-how fiction tale Twenty Thousand Leagues less than the ocean tells the good story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus. In 1866 an odd and unknown sea monster is sighted via ships and an ocean liner is attacked. An day trip prepares in long island, to discover and break the menacing creature. The 20,000 of the identify refers to an total distance traveled below the ocean, instead of an very unlikely degree of descent.
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Now, Kino’s people had sung of everything that happened or existed. They had made songs to the fishes, to the sea in anger and to the sea in calm, to the light and the dark and the sun and the moon, and the songs were all in Kino and in his people—every song that had ever been made, even the ones forgotten. And as he filled his basket the song was in Kino, and the beat of the song was his pounding heart as it ate the oxygen from his held breath, and the melody of the song was the gray-green water and the little scuttling animals and the clouds of fish that flitted by and were gone.
20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne