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So urgent was Sir Nigel on the shore, and so prompt was Goodwin Hawtayne on the cog, that Sir Oliver Buttesthorn had scarce swallowed his last scallop ere the peal of the trumpet and clang of nakir announced that all was ready and the anchor drawn.
The clams and scallops shall be ready within the hour," the mayor answered.
They were like no walrus, sea lion, seal, bear, whale, shark, fish, squid, or scallop that Kotick had ever seen before.
He met with more adventures than can be told, and narrowly escaped being caught by the Basking Shark, and the Spotted Shark, and the Hammerhead, and he met all the untrustworthy ruffians that loaf up and down the seas, and the heavy polite fish, and the scarlet spotted scallops that are moored in one place for hundreds of years, and grow very proud of it; but he never met Sea Cow, and he never found an island that he could fancy.
They made a queer picture, indeed; for they wore wide, white collars around their necks and the collars had many scallops and points.
At last, he took a pencil and pointed out an imperceptible black point in the scallops of an oval blotch, adding: "There it is.
I suppose I 've got to speak to her, so here goes;" and, nerving himself to the task, Tom slowly approached the damsel, who looked as if the wind had blown her clothes into rags, such a flapping of sashes, scallops, ruffles, curls, and feathers was there.
Raskolnikov turned to the wall where in the dirty, yellow paper he picked out one clumsy, white flower with brown lines on it and began examining how many petals there were in it, how many scallops in the petals and how many lines on them.
Regulations (Government of Canada 2005) permit the commercial exploitation of Iceland scallop Chlamys islandica (Muller) in the Bay, but dredging is not allowed in regions of cod spawning.
Pull off the 'frill' that surrounds the scallop and remove the black stomach sac.
Bay scallop populations are scientifically studied, stocks are monitored and regulations regarding their harvest are enforced.
Have you ever been approached by a scallop producer with a sponsorship deal?