It's just booful, the way it peters out," he exulted when a shovelful of dirt contained no more than a single speck of gold.
He dug deep, and he dug shallow, filling and washing a dozen pans, and was unrewarded even by the tiniest golden speck.
Seven," he muttered aloud, asserting the sum of the specks for which he had toiled so hard and which he had so wantonly thrown away.
Again came the careful washing, the jealous herding of the golden specks, and the wantonness with which he sent them flying into the stream when he had counted their number.
And when no specks at all were found in several pans, he straightened up and favored the hillside with a confident glance.
For a few seconds he watched it speeding evenly eastward, when, to his horror, he saw the speck
dive suddenly downward.
Presently her attention was arrested by a tossing speck
far out upon the rolling bosom of the strait.
My host," he added, pointing to the black speck
in the distance, "begged me to defer my occupation of the Tower for an hour or so, and has gone down there to collect some of his trifles.
In the blue vault of the heaven there had appeared three little specks
which increased in size every moment, so rapidly did they approach.
Depending on the oldest rules of geometry, the unlimited potential of the spherical speck
is set to become the focal point of many future collections and designs.
On the fourth day of the trial at Newcastle Crown Court, police CCTV expert DC Steve Speck
continued to give evidence.
Angara said that even if Santiago once said that 'we are a speck
in a speck
in a speck
, 50, is facing murder charges in the death of her daughter, Mindy Speck
, 21, in Ohio, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.
Bohannon and lead speck
guide Brandon "Opie" Howard say that doing your homework, which includes a lot of observing and listening, can greatly improve your ability to decoy specklebellies.
With my tip held low I continued to work the hard bait into the nearby rocky point where a big speck