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It may be,' Kim replied soothingly, as he spat red pan-juice on the floor.
Mowgli sniffed the smoke that came up from the fire, broke off a morsel of the blackened bread, tasted it, and spat it out again.
Before putting on his celluloid collar, he spat on it and smeared it off with the tail of his shirt.
With that he spat on the floor; yet somehow in the very act and instant one could realize that the man had been brought up as a gentleman.
Children tried to hang on behind, and the conductor, with no malice, spat in their faces to make them let go.
At this the robber ran back as fast as he could to his comrades, and told the captain how a horrid witch had got into the house, and had spat at him and scratched his face with her long bony fingers; how a man with a knife in his hand had hidden himself behind the door, and stabbed him in the leg; how a black monster stood in the yard and struck him with a club, and how the devil had sat upon the top of the house and cried out, 'Throw the rascal up here
And the leopards, bitter-wise of the taste of the iron, remained crouched, although they still spat and whipped their tails angrily.
He could appear to strut even while sitting still and he showed that he was a lion of lordly characteristics by the air with which he spat.
Skinner read it through, and spat once more upon the floor.
A glow of delight came over me at this discovery; and as I marked his face turn paler and paler, and saw the ball of tobacco in his left cheek, quiver with his suppressed agony, while yet he spat, and chewed, and spat again, in emulation of his older friend, I could have fallen on his neck and implored him to go on for hours.
After 10-11 days immersion, these indicator collectors were exchanged for a new set of collectors for spat settlement.
KEY WORDS: blacklip pearl oyster, spat collection, Solomon Islands, temporal variability.