Clean and skin the eels; let boil with salt, pepper and vinegar.
Having refreshed himself with a long draught from a neighbouring rivulet, and washed Crusoe's wound, Dick skinned the bear on the spot.
The soldiers returned, some time after, and skinned the animal, carrying home its spotted covering for a trophy; and now, here it is, with the marks of the musket-balls upon it, remembrances of the strange story we have now recounted.
I think I have hit upon a medium to skin the sore place over, if not quite to heal it.
I am going to jerk the stems off of berries, chop the pits out of cherries, and skin peaches."
It sarves Andy right because he wanted to cover up the old shaft again afore any purty boy fell down in it and skinned his nose.
Why don't you take this stick for a gun and go skinning a mile?"
While Hunter climbed down and skinned out the heads I turned in pursuit of the one which I had first fired at, for we both thought he had been hit, having seen hair fly.
In the morning Jerry tried his hand at skinning the game.
Yes, indeed, he had "skinned his fingers," especially in the earlier years.
And it is a custom of the country to let every man, as the saying is, skin his own deer.
One hundred and fifty pounds of beaver, in addition, to their packs, was not a load to be taken miles away; within half a mile on a lower level they selected a warm place, made a fire, and skinned their catch.
Reddy cast a nervous look around the field, then went into a spasm in which he seemed to be trying to "skin the cat" on an invisible turning-pole.
The son-in-law went on down to the jam, and as he drew near, he saw the old man bending over, skinning a buffalo. "
You skin the white dames around this village.
Then I sees you and the 'untsman lolloping along arter the dogs, and soon arter I 'urd the trumpets goin'; and so says I, 'It's a case,' and I qeums up and skins un. '
Her thick strong hair was a sort of golden glorification of brown, her skin a warm tone of ivory.
A neighbor of mine very lately killed a chief who had been tattooed by Aranghie, and appreciating the artist's work so highly, he skinned the chieftain's thighs, and covered his cartouch box with it!--I was astonished to see with what boldness and precision Aranghie drew his designs upon the skin, and what beautiful ornaments he produced: no rule and compasses could be more exact than the lines and circles he formed.
Then, again, the cypress, in floral language, denotes mourning; and, as an emblem of woe, may be traced to the familiar classical myth of Cyparissus, who, sorrow-stricken at having skin his favourite stag, was transformed into a cypress tree.
Cherrie and Miller skinned their specimens in a little open hut or shed.
After skinning this snake, I could easily get my head into his mouth, as the singular formation of the jaws admits of wonderful extension.
The ordinary criteria, employed every day by the man in the street to distinguish man from woman may be arranged as follows: Man Woman Hair on face Hairless face Skin coarse and lean Skin fine and plump Muscles powerful Relatively weak Bones heavy Bones light Aggressive--bass voice Reserved--treble voice THE ROLE OF THE OVARIES While the primary sex characters, as such, are present and distinguishable from birth, quite the opposite holds for the secondary sex traits.
Mode.--Cleanse and skin the skate, lay it in a fish-kettle, with sufficient water to cover it, salted in the above proportion.
Sahwah jumped lightly from the tree and Oh-Pshaw followed her, but Oh-Pshaw's foot had gone to sleep from sitting on it so long and she jumped stiffly and came down on a jagged stump, skinning her shin from ankle to knee and giving the knee itself a bad bump.
When they reached the spot the lion was hobbling off with a broken leg, and one of them shot it with his arrow, and when they made ready to skin the sheep, they saw to their astonishment that it was not a sheep, but a man wearing the skin and horns of a sheep.
When we had satisfied our hunger, we skinned the serpent and then made a present of it to the Chinese; but they gave us to understand that they would not touch it, at which I was greatly surprised, since they will generally eat anything.
I took off the skin and head of the dead bear in half the time that some people would be in skinning a rabbit, and wrapped myself in it, placing my own head directly under bruin's; the whole herd came round me immediately, and my apprehensions threw me into a most piteous situation to be sure: however, my scheme turned out a most admirable one for my own safety.
Catching and skinning the unfortunate provincials, which had been a favourite sport with governors like Verres, had been quite done away with in Cilicia, we are to understand, under Cicero's rule.
While she was skinning the potatoes, and munching them, a noise behind her made her stop.
Jack, at the same time, determined to skin his porcupine, to make dog-collars.
Their rude hands in numberless instances have skinned the pictures, obliterating those peerless tints, lights, and shadows, and those delicate but emphatic touches that bespeak the master-stroke, leaving instead cold, blank, hard surfaces and outlines, opaque shadows and crude coloring, out of tone, and in consequence with deteriorated sentiment as well as execution.
He skinned the muskrat carefully, first cutting a slit across the rear and then turning the skin back like a glove, till it was off to the snout; a bent stick thrust into this held it stretched, till in a day, it was dry and ready for market.
"The man was suspicious, but as the marten which he had trapped was not to be found he could not find fault with her, except to say that she ought to have skinned the marten soon after he had brought it in.
Urged by these arguments and his own anxiety, the father threatened to skin the man alive unless he spoke.
I then carefully skinned the four legs, remembering that the American hunters use these skins for boots, being remarkably soft and flexible.
But the sword of Gideon missed its aim, and skinned its knuckles on the stone wall.
He has more guile than a Japanese guide, and in land deals can skin a Moscow Jew.
The day before, Jack had busied himself in skinning the jackal with his knife, sharpened on the rock; Ernest declining to assist him in his dirty work, for which I reproved him, sorry that any fastidiousness should deter him from a labour of benefit to society.
While he was saying this, he was working away skinning off the hides and getting the meat ready to carry to camp, all the time talking to the fox, who stood about, his back humped up and his teeth chattering with the cold.
On the top of the mountain, in ordinary years a sure sign of a coming storm, floated a veil of opaline sea mist ... I found Pap and a greaser skinning a dead heifer.
When a boy, if a dog ran away from me through fear, I generally looked about for a stone, or a stick; and if neither offered to my hand, I skinned my hat after him to make him afraid for something.
Shane Thurlough, "as dacent a boy," and Shane's wife, as "clane-skinned a girl," as any in the world.
We skin the flints by the wayside, and nobody accuses us of meanness.
A British official assured me they were "good blokes" and an Armenian told me they could skin fleas for their hides and tallow; but the Armenian was wearing a good suit, and eating good food, which he admitted had been given to him by the American Colony.
They made a fire at once, and while Rolf got the mid-day meal of tea and venison, Quonab skinned the fisher.
Mode.--Clean and skin the fish, fasten the tails in the mouths; and lay them in a baking-dish.
Now Old Man built a fire and cooked some ribs, and then he skinned all the elk, cut up the meat to dry, and hung the tongues up on a pole.
You skin the white dames around this village.
When he returned with the dogs, they skinned the cow, cut up the meat and packed it on the dog travois, and went home.