Tom enclosed the tick
in the percussion-cap box that had lately been the pinchbug's prison, and the boys separated, each feeling wealthier than before.
The rhythmical and, if I may so say, well-modulated undulation of the back in our ladies of Circular rank is envied and imitated by the wife of a common Equilateral, who can achieve nothing beyond a mere monotonous swing, like the ticking of a pendulum; and the regular tick
of the Equilateral is no less admired and copied by the wife of the progressive and aspiring Isosceles, in the females of whose family no "back-motion" of any kind has become as yet a necessity of life.
His body was all matted with black hair, out of which jungle we picked the wandering tick
before it had bitten him.
Yet not a sound escaped her as she peered courageously in our direction; neither did one of us move; but the hall clock went on and on, every tick
like the beat of a drum to bring the house about our ears, until a minute must have passed as in some breathless dream.
Smee," he said huskily, "that crocodile would have had me before this, but by a lucky chance it swallowed a clock which goes tick tick
inside it, and so before it can reach me I hear the tick
Hot blood, generous impulses, sentimentality, were qualities he did not want for his business; and the Cedarwild Animal School was business from the first tick
of the clock to the last bite of the lash.
And others are there who are like eight-day clocks when wound up; they tick
, and want people to call ticking--virtue.
And then again there was a silence, the feeble plash of water, the steady tick
Her capacity of definition might be easily stated at a very low figure, her mathematical knowledge at nothing; yet he was not sure that if he had been required, for example, to tick
her off into columns in a parliamentary return, he would have quite known how to divide her.
Now, old 'un,' proceeded Fledgeby, when he had had his laugh out, 'you'll buy up these lots that I mark with my pencil--there's a tick
there, and a tick
there, and a tick
there--and I wager two-pence you'll afterwards go on squeezing those Christians like the Jew you are.
Conspecificity of the ticks
Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes dammini (Acari: Ixodidae).
in the capsule were observed daily and collected after completion of feeding.