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One of the attractions of the Sailors' Fair at Boston is the sea-serpent, or, at least, a fish that comes nearest to the description of that monster of anything yet discovered. It is a very queer fish, brought into Fairhaven on Friday. It weighs about four hundred pounds, and is thirteen feet in length, of which nine feet taper down to a serpent like tail. It has the mouth of a shark, with two rows of teeth, a fin on his back, and a full eye, like a bullock. In color and motion it resembles a serpent in the water.

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