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When the outer meats were done they drew them off the spits and sat down to dinner where they were waited upon by some worthy henchmen, who kept pouring them out their wine in cups of gold.
or, the holy blood, I will spit you all like ortolans
But, after all," said he, lowering the point of his spit, "where is this letter?
Throwing down his spit, and ordering his wife to do the same with her broom handle, and the servants with their sticks, he set the first example of commencing an earnest search for the lost letter.
But I only cried the louder: "Let me tell you that I am going to SPIT into that coffee
Verily, a strong wind is Zarathustra to all low places; and this counsel counselleth he to his enemies, and to whatever spitteth and speweth: "Take care not to spit AGAINST the wind
In the courts of law, the judge has his spittoon, the crier his, the witness his, and the prisoner his; while the jurymen and spectators are provided for, as so many men who in the course of nature must desire to spit incessantly.
Once the children had their fun at the playground, we had all walked along a man-made spit that extended from the coast over massive stacks of rocks.
Spit speed matters to archerfish because the variation produces a stream with a fat glob of water at the front that maximizes wallop on the target.
It never crossed my mind to spit at anybody - I think different cultures.
We know they spit on elephants, hyenas, just about anything that passes by that's big enough to trample on them or even eat them," New Scientist quoted Lead researcher Guido Westhoff, a herpetologist at the University of Bonn, Germany as saying.
Each spit has an independent motor and its own switch to reduce risk of complete immobilization of the entire rotisserie should one spit malfunction.
Saliva and chewing gum deposited on the pavement need to be cleaned-up and when it is aimed at a person, spit can spread colds, flu, measles and mumps.