"I never had much time for sleeping," answered Hook, "and I shall have to be the late man to-night, anyhow.
"Not the sort of line I use," answered Hook, with satisfaction.
In order to convict a man of illegal fishing, it was necessary to catch him in the act with all the evidence of the crime about him--the hooks, the lines, the fish, and the man himself.
We could see him quite plainly, gaffing the sturgeon and throwing them into the boat while his companion ran the line and cleared the hooks as he dropped them back into the water.
The hook had fouled among a bunch of strawberries, red on one side and white on the other - perfect reproductions of the land fruit, except that there were no leaves, and the stem was all pipy and slimy.
Harvey had picked them from the hook, and was admiring them.
Each of the men driving the harnessed spans lifted up the double- trees so that the girl could grasp the hooks. She tried to take hold, but broke down again.
Take hold the double-trees, and at the same moment slip down the hooks and connect.--Now!"
Once the lone warrior caught an antagonist in the side with his hook, and drawing him close ran his sword through him.
The other sword was of about the same length as the hooked instrument, and somewhere between that of my long-sword and my short-sword.
"He has an iron hook
instead of a right hand, and he claws with it."
Clinging precariously to this new hold the jed slowly drew in the landing leather, down which he had clambered until he could grasp the hook
at its end.