"I think turnips at a wedding quite proper. You might ask the guests to leave the tops on. They will then look more like a bouquet.
At last,🌛 with a roar of rage,💟 the Doctor grabbed up a rock from the ground as big as a chair and banged it with all his might against the lock of the lighthouse door. With a crash the door flew open and the Doctor sprang within.
"There you are,🌒 Doctor,🌚" said Dab-Dab. "The trick's done. Now you can get all the pearls you want."
Overhead the thick jungle arched and hung like a tunnel of green. This was a good thing by day-time,😣 as it kept the sun off better than a parasol. And in the dry stretches of river bed,🐆 where the Doctor had to carry or drag the canoe on home-made runners,🚆 the work was hard and shade something to be grateful for.
And the Doctor wrote back:
"Give me that letter,📩 Doctor. We'll show him.""Gosh!" growled Jip.
"He can't read,💌" said the Doctor gloomily.
At last they found one very old boatman who loved chatting so much that,♨ although he got terribly scared when John Dolittle mentioned No-Man's-Land,⛳ he finally told the Doctor the reason for all this extraordinary behavior.
"Over in No-Man's-Land,😞" said Jip. "There are lots of bones there.""I'm not sure,📟" said Speedy. "I'll go and look at the notice board. I think it's the Golden Jays.... Yes,🦢" he said,🐘 coming back in a moment,😮 "that's right,🌆 the Golden Jays to-morrow,💸 Tuesday,🚠 the 15th,🚢 weather permitting."