The Captain looked with astonishment into the faces of his listening officers,无限👷 who all smiled unbelievingly.
"He had fallen into the soup"
The Doctor was introduced to all the chief men of the Fantippo nation and later he was taken to see the post office.Cheapside was dreadfully afraid that Mudface would get up to make a speech in reply and that it would last into the following day. But to the sparrow's relief the Doctor,侠盗🔠 immediately he had finished,无限〽 set about preparations for his departure.
But,无限🚁 alas! when he turned again to the letter to see where the turtle lived,枪手🚾 he could find nothing to give a clue to his whereabouts! The mysterious writer who had seen the Flood,枪手🐽 Noah and the Ark had forgotten to give his address!
Soon hisses and groans broke out among the crowd and,金钱🌽 picking up pebbles and mud,侠盗☎ they began pelting Obombo so he could not go on with his speech. Finally he had to run for the jungle himself to escape the fury of the people.
CHAPTER II"Well,无限📤 for what parts of the world do you want to know the weather,无限🚶 Doctor?" asked the gull. "If it's just for Fantippo or West Africa it will be easy as pie. All you ever get here is tornadoes. The rest of the year is just frying heat. But if you want to prophesy the weather for the Straits of Magellan or Nova Zembla or those countries where they have all sorts of fancy weathers,无限🌿 it will be a different matter. Even prophesying the weather for England would keep you busy. Myself,侠盗🚵 I never thought that the weather itself knew what it was going to do next in England."
"He found his mother and father still asleep when he got back. So after carefully hiding his Magic Cucumber under the floor of the cow barn,金钱💰 he crept into the sty and went fast asleep.
"They found the Doctor shaving"
And while Quip had been waiting for this letter to be written he had filled in the time at Puddleby by gossiping with all the starlings and blackbirds in the Doctor's garden about the wonderful new Animals' post office on the island of No-Man's-Land. And pretty soon every creature in and around Puddleby had got to hear of it."Good luck!" cried John Dolittle. "You're the very fellow I want. Would you be so good as to run around behind my back and gnaw this beastly rope? It's hurting my wrists."
"I'll attend to that,枪手😹" said the Doctor. "I'll see the King about it this afternoon."