• It swam crossways in the direction of the Nautilus with great speed, watching us with its enormous staring green eyes. Its eight arms, or rather feet, fixed to its head, that have given the name of cephalopod to these animals, were twice as long as its body, and were twisted like the furies' hair.

    Jules Verne (2013). “Delphi Complete Works of Jules Verne (Illustrated)”, p.1685, Delphi Classics