"No,阅读🔏" said the Doctor,课外📱 "I mean the swallows who are going back to England for the summer. They very kindly offered to guide my ship home. They're friends of mine,阅读💬 you see."
To the Doctor's astonishment the King choked on his lollipop and nearly fell over his chair backwards. Then he ran inside the palace and shut the door.
Well,课外🎬 when breakfast had been disposed of the Doctor sharpened his pencil,课外😿 got out a notebook and,阅读💶 telling Too-Too to listen carefully,阅读🚫 in case he should miss anything,阅读👑 he asked the turtle to begin the story of the Flood.
"Ask them to let me fire a gun. My sight is better than theirs for bad light."
"Well,课外🐓" said the Doctor,课外🌁 "I'll tell it,阅读📏 and then you can decide for yourself. Stop fidgeting,课外🏭 now,阅读🔏 and let me begin. It's getting late."
"'What on earth is that?' he asked.
The tremendous animal which the Fantippans had called a dragon had now climbed right up the beach and was standing fully revealed in all his strangeness. At first he looked like some curious mixture between a crocodile and a giraffe. He had short,课外🍑 spreading legs,课外♨ but enormously long tail and neck. On his head were two stubby little horns.
"Oh,课外🌳 no,阅读🐓" said the Doctor,课外🐫 "thank you. I have a house and garden."
"I think I'll stop in at the post office before I return to Chief Nyam-Nyam's country,课外🈴" said the Doctor. "There's nothing more I can do about the pearls,课外🍉 I suppose. But I'd like to see if everything else is going all right."
"A wooden statue still stands to his memory""From the bottom of the lake,阅读🈯" said the turtle. "Out there,阅读📂" Mudface nodded toward the gloomy wide-stretching waters,课外🐇 "there stood,阅读🚑 thousands of years ago,课外😋 the beautiful city of Shalba. Don't I know,课外🔖 when for long enough I lived in it? Once it was the greatest and fairest city ever raised by men and King Mashtu of Shalba the proudest monarch in the world. Now I,阅读🏠 Mudface the turtle,阅读🚖 make a nest in the swamp out of the ruins of his palace. Ha! Ha!"
"Listen,课外💭 Doctor,课外🔥" said Speedy-the-Skimmer,阅读🌳 "suppose I fly over to it and see what kind of a ship it is and come back and tell you. Who knows? It might be able to help us."