Here the spoonbill was waiting for him at the water's edge. She apologized for not coming in person to welcome him,菜谱🐓 but said she was afraid to leave her babies when there were sea eagles around. The little ones were with her,奔腾💮 two scrubby,压力锅🎪 greasy youngsters,奔腾😽 who could walk but not fly. The Doctor opened the package and gave them back their precious toys; and with squawks of delight they began playing marbles on the flat rocks with the enormous pink pearls.
"But that takes a long time,菜谱🐟 doesn't it?" asked the Doctor.
Then the engine boy,奔腾✒ also anxious that his ship should have the honor of capturing Bones,压力锅♻ tied down the safety valve on the steam engine,压力锅🌿 to make her go faster,奔腾🐉 and then went up on deck to see the show. And soon,菜谱🚾 of course,奔腾🍕 one of the Violet's brand new boilers burst with a terrific bang and made an awful mess of the engine room.
"No,菜谱🐏" said the Doctor. "It's only about noon,奔腾⚡ I should say. But we're locked up. That stupid old Emir of Ellebubu made war on Nyam-Nyam and threw me into jail. Bother it,菜谱😎 I always seem to be getting into prison! The worst of it was,压力锅📰 he wouldn't let Jip or Dab-Dab come with me. I'm particularly annoyed that I haven't got Dab-Dab. I wish I knew some way I could get a message to her."So Dab-Dab went out with the spoonbill and started pearl fishing.
"Well,菜谱🔞 it's an animal of some kind,奔腾📟 isn't it?" said Jip. "But where's its head?" and he gazed down the long sloping back that stretched in a flat curve in front of them for a good thirty yards.
And then John Dolittle,菜谱❎ seeing its head for the first time,菜谱🏯 cried out in great excitement:
"The gull took a fresh piece of toast"
"But where are the rest of your people?" asked the Doctor. "I thought you said that many of you had swum out to rescue us."