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Figgs and the Doctor were exchanging glances with a couple of lady codfishes and trying to look amiable.
I made Ellaline take off a small, round butter plate she had on, which was ugly in itself, though somehow it looked like a saint's halo on her; and murmuring compliments on "madam's" hair, the siren codfishes tried on one hat after another.
She was still suspected of it; indeed, I think that in the minds of the black satin codfishes circumstantial evidence had tinkered suspicion into certainty.
Seeing that I had gone mad, the wily codfishes took advantage of my state, and flourished things before my eyes, at which Emily instantly forbade me to look.
The codfish backed me up at every step, and other codfishes swam the green sea, with hats doubtless brought from unseen coral caves.
In Nova Scotia, where many codfishes are caught, the swim-bladders are called sounds, and are cooked as a delicacy.