Everybody had now told a tale and the Arctic Monthly's Prize Story Competition was declared closed. The first number of the first animals' magazine ever printed was,肝病🍑 shortly after that,猫咪💴 issued and circulated by Swallow Mail to the inhabitants of the frozen North. It was a great success. Letters of thanks and votes on the competition began pouring in from seals and sea-lions and caribou and all manner of polar creatures. Too-Too,猫咪🔷 the mathematician,肝病🏬 became editor; Dab-Dab ran the Mothers' and Babies' Page,猫咪✋ while Gub-Gub wrote the Gardening Notes and the Pure Foods Column. And the Arctic Monthly continued to bring happiness to homes and dens and icebergs as long as the Doctor's Post office existed.
Bigger and bigger grew the home-made land and soon Mudface's new estate was acres wide. Still another order from Speedy; and presently the rattling noise changed to a gentle hiss. The sky now was simply black with birds; the pebble-shower had ceased; it was raining sand. Last of all,猫咪🏥 the birds brought seeds: grass seeds,猫咪🗽 the seeds of flowers,肝病🏉 acorns and the kernels of palms. The turtle's new home was to be provided with turf,猫咪🐅 with wild gardens,症状💈 with shady avenues to keep off the African sun.
"And then he told me all about Doctor Dolittle. This was around the time when the Doctor first began to be famous among the animals. But I,表现🎉 living alone with the old rat at the dyer's shed,肝病🏧 had not heard the news."Gub-Gub ate them,猫咪🚃" said Too-Too. "Those are the sprouts,表现👍 no doubt,猫咪🐪 that the thrushes brought here."
"But you were speaking of ships,症状📱" said the Doctor.
About ten o'clock in the morning Fred,症状🅱 the partner,症状🐑 returned in the little sail-boat from his oyster-gathering expedition. He was very much worried when he heard of the accident which had happened while he had been off duty. Fred,症状👶 like the other keeper,表现🕊 was a Londoner and a seaman. He was a pleasant fellow and both he and his partner (who was now almost entirely recovered from his injury) were very glad of the Doctor's company to break the tiresome dullness of their lonely life.
"All right,症状🈶" said the Doctor. "I'll mention that."CHAPTER I
"They are pearls,肝病👳" said the Doctor,症状🎷 "and worth a tremendous lot. Ladies in cities wear them around their necks."
"He had fallen into the soup"
"I'll soon settle them,猫咪🆕 when I get back,症状🆖" said Jip. "I hope we go soon."
The Doctor squirmed his arms and wrists and presently his hands were free.