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  • "Stephen had told Martin of their approach to St. Paul's rocks, which, in the right season of the year, harboured not only a large variety of terns but two steganopodes, the brown and far more rarely the blue-faced booby; this was not the right season, but there was some hope of stragglers..."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Far Side of the World, 158

    February 20, 2008