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  • Notable among mammals are the ratón marsupial (Lestos inca) and the añuje de altura (Dasyprocta kalinowsky), as well as the sachacabra (Pudu mephistopheles) and the armadillo peludo (Dasypus pilosus).

    Peruvian Yungas

  • Of the bathing at Trouville, a book might be written on the costumes alone -- on the suits of motley, the harlequins, the mephistopheles, the spiders, the 'grasshoppers green,' and the other eccentric _costumes de bain_ -- culminating in a lady's dress trimmed with death's heads, and a gentleman's, of an indescribable colour, after the pattern of a trail of seaweed.

    Normandy Picturesque

  • FOUR days after this, mephistopheles with a small m and brutus with a little b sat again in the filthy little cabin where men hatch burglaries -- but this time the conference wore an air of expectant triumph.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • Like the old Egyptians they debated first sober and then drunk, and to stagger my general notion that the ancients were unwise, candor compels me to own, it was while stammering, maudling, stinking and in every sense drunk that mephistopheles driveled out a scheme so cunning and so new as threw everybody and everything into the shade.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • He watched at the entrance, and when mephistopheles came out again, he put a pistol to the man's breast and shot him dead without a word of remonstrance, accusation or explanation.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • In short, in less than half an hour he returned with our old acquaintances, brutus and mephistopheles.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • No! no one stirred in the tent. mephistopheles returned to the cask, and, emboldened by success, brought it nearer the doomed tent.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • "Half way to Sydney?" and a ghastly look passed between the speaker and mephistopheles.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • "I'll go into the light and see what it is all about." mephistopheles left alone had hardly given his pipe two sucks ere brutus returned black with rage and spouting oaths like a whale.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

  • "Do your part." mephistopheles laid a deep iron dish upon the ground, and removed the bung from the turpentine cask, and poured.

    It Is Never Too Late to Mend

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