Excerpt From Lucian S True History Riders Of Vultures, Every Feather In Whose Wing Is Bigger And Longer Than The Mast Of A Tall Ship, From The Eas As Big As Twelve Elephants, To Those Spiders Of Mighty Bigness, Every One Of Which Exceeded In Size An Isle Of The Cyclades These Were Appointed To Spin A Web In The Air Between The Moon And The Morning Star, Which Was Done In An Instant, And Made A Plain Champaign, Upon Which The Foot Forces Were Planted Truly A Very Colossus Of Falsehood, But Lucian S Ingenuity Is Inexhausted And Inexhaustible, And The Mighty Whale Is His Masterpiece Of Impu Dence For He Contained In Greatness Fifteen Hundred Furlongs His Teeth Were Taller Than Beech Trees, And When He Swallowed The Travellers, He Showed Himself So Far Superior To Jonah S Fish, That Ship And All Sailed Down His Throat, And Happily He Caught Not The Pigmy Shallop Between His Chops And The Geographical Divisions Of The Whale S Belly, And About The Publisher Forgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.com This Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
Lucian of Samosata was an Assyrian rhetorician, and satirist who wrote in the Greek language He is noted for his witty and scoffing nature Taken from Wikipedia
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