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skippers

larvae of Piophila casei, the cheese or ham fly. The larvae skip around on the cheese that they inhabit in a quite repulsive way.
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The skipper comes up, still appealing to us to stand by and see him fetch St.
The six men who were put ashore were the first to catch the devil-devil the skippers sent back after us.
Aye," the skipper went on wearily, "an' on both sides the steam- pipe uz well.
It seems absurd to compare a tug boat skipper to a centaur: but he reminded me some how of an engraving in a little book I had as a boy, which represented centaurs at a stream, and there was one, especially in the foreground, prancing bow and arrows in hand, with regular severe features and an immense curled wavy beard, flowing down his breast.
I admit he has nothing of your fancy skipper about him, if that's what you mean," said the elder man, curtly.
At this the skipper danced on the bridge and said something about Disko's own eyes.
By what power he drew after him the hearts of the roughest, and the Tail Twisters counted in their ranks some rough diamonds indeed, was a mystery to both skipper and C.
I agree heartily with her disgust at the epithets employed in her hearing, and towards an invalid, by the irate skipper.
I think the skipper may be right," said Aramis; "let us try the open-air passage.
Then I saw what that madman of a skipper planned since his first scheme had gone wrong.
I was saying that the condition of the Flibberty-Gibbet was disgraceful, and that to-morrow, when you've told the skipper and not hurt his feelings, I am going to take my men out and give her an overhauling.
She was the chattel of the Minota's splendid skipper.