The Chambered Nautilus : Questions Answers

The Chambered Nautilus by Oliver Wendell Holmes Vocabulary gauze – sewn cloth irised – eye-like Questions and Answers 1. Rather than describe them as sails, Holmes writes, “webs of living gauze.” In what ways are the sails of a ship “living gauze”? Answers may vary. Example: The sails, when being used during a journey, appear …

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