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But there weren’t many crabs in those days

“I was fooling Granser. They ain’t no crabs! I never found one.” The boys were overwhelmed with delight at sight of the tears of senile disappointment that dribbled down the old man’s cheeks. Then, unnoticed, Hoo-Hoo replaced the empty shell with a fresh-cooked crab. Already dismembered, from the cracked legs the white meat sent forth […]

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The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is.

The aborigine, apparently uninjured, climbed quickly into the skiff.

Nobly the giant battled for his life, beating with his stone hatchet against the bony armor that covered that frightful carcass; but for all the damage he inflicted he might as well have struck with his open palm. At last I could endure no longer to sit supinely by while a fellowman was dragged down […]

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