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clam

‘secretly’.
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"Nay, I spied nothing," grumbled Sir Oliver, "for I was hurried down with a clam stuck in my gizzard and an untasted goblet of Cyprus on the board behind me."
He was ordered to make chowder out of the big clams that grew in the lagoon.
This relieved the monotony of her clams and mussels.
"Have something yourself, Johnny," I said, with an air of having intended to say it all the time, but of having been a trifle remiss because of the interesting conversation I had been holding with Clam and Pat.
Pat, who had been shovelling coal all day, had gone home, and Clam had gone upon the Reindeer to cook supper.
Bacaron was not arrested because he voluntarily reported and turned over the giant clams to the police.
Police and agents of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) found the fossilized giant clams, locally known as taklobo or manlot, in the house of Jasper Bacaron who identified the owner of the clams as Nexon Aurelio.
Police officers and personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources discovered the fossilized giant clams during a raid on the house of Jasper Bacaron in Barangay Washington.
Sourced from the vast Scottish coasts, razor clams are carefully hand-caught by divers before they are exported.
The MFI and WPU were in charge of breeding 9.5 million eggs that were fertilized from the Palawan native giant clams while the UPMSI supervised the project.
Increase the heat, add the clams and chorizo back to the pan, pour in the sherry, then cover with a lid.
Residents at the village had previously reported illegal sales of clams to Vietnamese traders.