So the Doctor's boat was now turned into a nesting ship for the swallows. Calmly she stood at anchor in the quiet waters of Fantippo harbor,2022☀ while thousands and thousands of swallows built their nests in her rigging,央视📔 in her ventilators,开场👫 in her portholes and in every crack and corner of her.
A good strong canoe had by this time been put at the Doctor's service by the King,2022🌝 who was also having the post office houseboat built at the Doctor's orders.
"'Oh,2022📪 I think this is an awful place!'"
Then Cheapside got together a gang of his tough London sparrow friends and one night they flew into the palace garden and mobbed the white peacock and pulled three feathers out of his beautiful tail.
"And that,2022📟 John Dolittle,2022🛀 is the end of the story of the Flood by one who saw it with his own eyes."
"'Go and see the Doctor,2022🐯' said my brother.
They reached Nyam-Nyam's village about six o'clock in the evening and the old chief prepared a supper for his guests. There was very little to eat at it,2022🚥 however. And the Doctor was again reminded how poor these people were.
"The white mouse would roll them down the hole"
"I have told you,开场®" said the Doctor,2022🐛 "that I don't desire any further conversation with you. Not a single pearl shall you ever get from the Harmattan Fisheries."
"Certainly,2022🈹" said the white mouse,央视💶 setting to work at once. "Why is it so dark? I haven't slept into the night,2022📐 have I?""Doctor,央视🚛" panted the gull,开场✏ "the Cape Stephen Light is out. I don't know what's the matter. It has never gone out before. We use it as a land-mark,央视🔌 you know,2022✏ when we are flying after dark. The night's as black as ink. I'm afraid some ship will surely run into the cape. I thought I'd come and tell you."
"Oh,开场😠" said the Skimmer,开场🙎 "is that the trouble? I was never good at arithmetic. What a relief! Thank goodness,开场🚠 I haven't gained!"