Illustrations from Louis Renard’s book of fantastic fish in Leufsta manor house library, Sweden. Published 1754.

Fish are the most beautiful of all animals in my opinion.

(I don’t eat fish; when people ask me why I always say it’s because they’re too beautiful to be eaten (but it’s really because they taste awful).)

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15th January 2013 @ 04:20pm

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    Finally! The truth is told: fish do not taste good. Thank you!
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