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"Why,于谦🍣 Cheapside!" cried John Dolittle. "At last you've come. My,郭德纲🚗 but it's good to see you! Did you have a pleasant journey?"
"Great heavens,于谦♎ Doctor,于谦🎨 I've gained an ounce! I'll never be able to fly in the races again. Look,郭德纲💨 it says four and a half ounces!"
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"This cormorant,于谦🔻 Doctor,相声🌒" said she,免费🍕 "fished up that pile of oysters."
"'Who is your master?' I said. 'Anybody would think you were going to paint the portrait yourself.'
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This made the kingdom of Fantippo much richer and more important than it had been before,相声💯 of course. And a large grant of money was given by the King to the Foreign Mails post office,相声👐 which was used by the Doctor in making the houseboat better and bigger."I jabbed the watchman"
"All right,相声💧" said the Doctor. "Please tell Gub-Gub for me to go across to the island and get the wild boars to gather up a couple of sacks of acorns. I want all the birds who work for us to have a good feed before they leave the Main Office for their flights."
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The Doctor readily agreed because he hadn't been on a voyage in a long while and he felt he too needed a change from the chilly December days of England.
"How do they do it?" asked Gub-Gub.Now,相声🍉 Speedy-the-Skimmer,相声⌛ as soon as the race had begun,于谦🍛 had come on to the warship to take a rest. And he happened to be talking to the Doctor when the order to man the guns came down from the Captain. So the Doctor and Speedy went below to watch the guns being fired.
Now,于谦💔 the Doctor really had not got everything ready yet to work the foreign mails properly and he was about to explain to the King. But Speedy hopped up on the desk and whispered:
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"Its head is under water,于谦📢" said the Doctor. "But there's its tail,郭德纲🎻 look,相声💻 behind us."
"At last!" he muttered. "Let's hope I'm not too late!"
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,于谦🐓 spreading legs,郭德纲🚇 but enormously long tail and neck. On his head were two stubby little horns.
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