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The crabs hung on the branches as thick as beads on a string, purple-red, with a thin silvery glaze over them.
She turned round in surprise, and then she saw the little creature, the Golden Crab.
With a frightful qualm, I turned, and I saw that I had grasped the antenna of another monster crab that stood just behind me.
He stayed her with minced chicken and comforted her with soft shelled crab.
So, seeing your camp, I decided to ask you to settle the dispute for once and all, that I may not be further annoyed by this ignorant crab.
So Daughtry and his crew went ashore into 'Frisco Town uheralded and unsung, the second following morning's lucubrations of the sea reporters being varied disportations upon the attack on an Italian crab fisherman by an enormous jellyfish.
Charley," said I, "you are a wicked old fraud, a miserly skinflint, a miserable land crab.
A CRAB said to her son, "Why do you walk so one-sided, my child?
Clark, of the Cambridge staff, resolved the Crab nebula in Taurus, which the reflector of Lord Rosse had never been able to decompose.
No two marine faunas are more distinct, with hardly a fish, shell, or crab in common, than those of the eastern and western shores of South and Central America; yet these great faunas are separated only by the narrow, but impassable, isthmus of Panama.
This must have happened quite at the end of my grandfather's life, for almost immediately afterwards, as it now seems to me, he died before he need have done because he would eat crab, a dish that never agreed with him, in the face of his doctor's warning that if he did he would surely die.
I wish it hadn't let go--I should so like to see a little crab to take home with me