She turned round in surprise, and then she saw the little creature, the Golden Crab
," said the zebra, "here are the people I told you about; and they know more than you do, who lives in a pool, and more than I do, who lives in a forest.
I have before alluded to a crab
which lives on the cocoa-nuts; it is very common on all parts of the dry land, and grows to a monstrous size: it is closely allied or identical with the Birgos latro.
'I wish it hadn't let go--I should so like to see a little crab
to take home with me!' But the Sheep only laughed scornfully, and went on with her knitting.
With a frightful qualm, I turned, and I saw that I had grasped the antenna of another monster crab
that stood just behind me.
And if these miss the ball, and it rolls dangerously in front of our goal, Crab
Jones and his men have seized it and sent it away towards the sides with the unerring drop-kick.
! He might as well have spoken to the wind.
"I should not think of making a corrupt proposal to you, sir; but if I were Commissioner of Shrimps and Crabs
, I might have some influence with the water-front population, and be able to help you make your fight for Coroner."
Open up, and throw unto me thy fish and shining crabs
! With my best bait shall I allure to myself to-day the strangest human fish!
Here is told the story of the quarrel which arose between the two tribes, and how they fought, until Zeus sent crabs
to break up the battle.
As to the fauna, it might be counted by thousands of crustacea of all sorts, lobsters, crabs
, spider-crabs, chameleon shrimps, and a large number of shells, rockfish, and limpets.
They had not intended to spend the afternoon, but found themselves too fascinated to turn away from the breakers bursting upon the rocks and from the many kinds of colorful sea life starfish, crabs
, mussels, sea anemones, and, once, in a rock-pool, a small devilfish that chilled their blood when it cast the hooded net of its body around the small crabs
they tossed to it.