"He had fallen into the soup"
"'No,刺客❌' I said. 'But I can make a noise like a cat. I learned that from an American catbird that lived in a cage in the stable where I spent last summer.'
"Then I'll open the door,刺客🐂" said the Doctor,刺客🌳 "so you can coil part of yourself in the passage. This room is a bit small."
"The gulls dashed themselves into the wheelman's face"
The first hard work of getting the post office in full swing was now over. And that night John Dolittle felt when he heard the doors being shut that at last he could afford to keep more regular hours and not be working all the time. And when Jip came inside the Registered Mail booth he found the Doctor leaning back in a chair with his feet on the desk,刺客🛃 gazing around him with great satisfaction."I've brought you this letter,信条🐒" said the snake. "It's from the turtle. He is wondering why he got no answer to his first."
"I think turnips at a wedding quite proper. You might ask the guests to leave the tops on. They will then look more like a bouquet.
"'Bones for hire! Beef bones,信条🎂 ham bones,汉化🌷 mutton bones,汉化🔔 chicken bones! All juicy! Step up,刺客🎾 gentlemen,刺客💆 and take your choice! BONES for hire!'
"We are really on the shores of it already,汉化▪ then?""Well,汉化📬 it's an animal of some kind,刺客📴 isn't it?" said Jip. "But where's its head?" and he gazed down the long sloping back that stretched in a flat curve in front of them for a good thirty yards.
But the black men found the heavy uniforms dreadfully hot for Fantippo weather,汉化🍃 where they wear only a string of beads. And they left off the uniforms and wore only the caps. That is how the Fantippo postman's uniform came to be a smart cap,汉化📝 a string of beads and a mail bag.
The two keepers thought that the Doctor was surely crazy when he started a conversation of chirps with Cheapside. But from the answers they got to their questions they could see there was no fake about the news of the city which the sparrow gave.
And the Emir of Ellebubu,汉化🐥 who was one of the big,刺客😙 powerful neighbors,信条🐛 called up his army and sent them off in war canoes to take possession of the Harmattan Rocks. At the same time he made an attack upon the village,汉化🍄 drove everybody out,汉化😼 and carrying off the Doctor and the Chief,汉化🍓 he threw them into prison in his own country. Then at last Nyam-Nyam's people had no land left at all.As he arrived at the little group of straw houses he saw that there was some kind of a commotion going on. All the villagers were gathered about the Chief's hut; speeches were being made and everyone seemed in a great state of excitement. The old Chief himself was standing at the door,信条👰 and when he saw his friend,汉化♊ the Doctor,汉化💈 approaching on the edge of the crowd,刺客🚳 he signaled him to come into the hut. This the Doctor did. And as soon as he was inside the Chief closed the door and began to tell him what the trouble was.