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Again I ran after him, and again he ran into the cave; but this time I stopped at the mouth.
Why should one crustacean, which has an extremely complex mouth formed of many parts, consequently always have fewer legs; or conversely, those with many legs have simpler mouths?
To refer once again to cirripedes: the larvae in the first stage have three pairs of legs, a very simple single eye, and a probosciformed mouth, with which they feed largely, for they increase much in size.
The ears of the king are large, if his mouth be small, O Chief Bulalio," I answered, "and I, who am but the mouth, speak what the ears have heard.
Slay if you will, Umslopogaas," I answered, "but know that when the brains are scattered the mouth is dumb.
49 degrees, whereas the mouth of the Columbia is about three degrees further south.
They ascended the Missouri, passed through the stupendous gates of the Rocky Mountains, hitherto unknown to white men; discovered and explored the upper waters of the Columbia, and followed that river down to its mouth, where their countryman, Gray, had anchored about twelve years previously.
One of them grabbed the Marionette by the nose and the other by the chin, and they pulled him unmercifully from side to side in order to make him open his mouth.
In desperation the smaller of the two Assassins pulled out a long knife from his pocket, and tried to pry Pinocchio's mouth open with it.
And in another isle dwell men that have no heads, and their eyes are in their shoulders and their mouth is in their breast.
For such severity neither thy mouth nor thine eye have been given thee.
The mouth of the Columbiad, now completely disencumbered, was open entirely to the sky.
In the gathering darkness I could just make out the mouth of San Rafael Creek, and by the time we entered it I could barely see its banks.
But go not just yet, for I want thy help and assistance; come hither, and see how many of my teeth and grinders are missing, for I feel as if there was not one left in my mouth.
With wide-open mouth he was breathing the towel-driven air furnished by two of the seconds, while listening to the counsel of still another second who talked with low voice in his ear and at the same time sponged off his face, shoulders, and chest.