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Noel Vanstone took up another pen and began to strip the second quill of its feathers as he had stripped the first.
When the attack was over they all ran to the Shaggy Man, who was moaning and groaning, and Scraps promptly pulled the quill out of his leg.
She was crouching as he had crouched once that day, in front of her the tight-rolled ball of quills.
An open despatch-box stood on the writing-table near a few oblong sheets of paper and a scattered handful of quill pens.
There was another old woman watching by the bed; the parish apothecary's apprentice was standing by the fire, making a toothpick out of a quill.
At one time she would come on board with a jar of pickles for the steward's pantry; another time with a bunch of quills for the chief mate's desk, where he kept his log; a third time with a roll of flannel for the small of some one's rheumatic back.
It was trimmed with a twist of buff ribbon and a cluster of black and orange porcupine quills, which hung or bristled stiffly over one ear, giving her the quaintest and most unusual appearance.
Among the broken mealies we found the body of a very old man, as full of assegai wounds as a porcupine with quills.
There, Prior,'' said the Captain, ``are quills enow to supply all the monks of Jorvaulx for the next hundred years, an they take not to writing chronicles.
It was but for one minute that I saw him, but the hair stood upon my head like quills.
Each distant thicket seemed a strange porcupine with quills of flame.
On his feet were deer- skin moccasins, ornamented with porcupines’ quills, after the manner of the Indians, and his limbs were guarded with long leggings of the same material as the moccasins, which, gartering over the knees of his tarnished buckskin breeches, had obtained for him among the settlers the nickname of Leather-Stocking.