It may never have occurred to you that a porpoise spouts.
But as these pig-fish are a nosy, contemptible set, mostly lurking in the mouths of rivers, and feeding on wet hay, and especially as they do not spout, I deny their credentials as whales; and have presented them with their passports to quit the kingdom of Cetology.
Elizabeth turned her head, when they reached the point where they were to descend the mountain, and thought that the slow fires that were glimmering under his enormous kettles, his little brush shelter, covered with pieces of hemlock bark, his gigantic size, as he wielded his ladle with a steady and knowing air, aided by the back-ground of stately trees, with their spouts
and troughs, formed, altogether, no unreal picture of human life in its first stages of civilization.
27) The epithet (which means literally `well-bored') seems to refer to the spout
of the crucible.
The one story stood forward a great way over the other; and directly under the eaves was a leaden spout
with a dragon's head; the rain-water should have run out of the mouth, but it ran out of the belly, for there was a hole in the spout
The good woman, being not a little embarrassed by the novelty of her situation, and certain material apprehensions that perhaps by this time little Jacob, or the baby, or both, had fallen into the fire, or tumbled down stairs, or had been squeezed behind doors, or had scalded their windpipes in endeavouring to allay their thirst at the spouts
of tea-kettles, preserved an uneasy silence; and meeting from the window the eyes of turnpike-men, omnibus-drivers, and others, felt in the new dignity of her position like a mourner at a funeral, who, not being greatly afflicted by the loss of the departed, recognizes his every-day acquaintance from the window of the mourning coach, but is constrained to preserve a decent solemnity, and the appearance of being indifferent to all external objects.
And I had hardly moved before the boat, giving up at once her gentle dancing movement, ran straight down a slope of water so steep that it made me giddy, and struck her nose, with a spout
of spray, deep into the side of the next wave.
In an instant, it seemed to spout
blood and entrails, and was hurled into the well-hole.
His actors, spurred on by him, had not ceased to spout
his comedy, and he had not ceased to listen to it.
An immense spout
of fire shot up from the bowels of the earth as from a crater.
The gardens were arranged to emulate those of Versailles, and amidst the terraces and groves there are some huge allegorical waterworks still, which spout
and froth stupendously upon fete-days, and frighten one with their enormous aquatic insurrections.
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