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very small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow into sandy beaches

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"What became of the poor foreign sailor, papa?" said Natalie, purposely interrupting Launce before he could meet the question angrily asked of him, by an angry reply.
"Give me half an hour first over my books," Launce replied." I mustn't let my medical knowledge get musty at sea, and I might not feel inclined to study later in the day."
Launce turned away on his side, and shut himself up in his cabin.
Daniel later says Anna chose to represent Pallas "attyred in a blew mantle, with siluer imbrodery of al weapos and engines of war, with a helmet-dressinng on her head, and presents a Launce and Target." (23) Thus, Anna paid careful attention to all the elements of the performance, controlling the presentation of her personage.
During a BOTAC retired members' match, cod, coalies, mackerel, whiting, lesser spotted dogfish, plaice, dabs, flounder, launce, weavers, dragonet and a yarrells blenny were taken, along with a few octopus.
Which Shakespeare play features Launce and his dog Crab?
Piers at Blyth, Old North, and Seaham have been the best bet for sport with mainly mackerel being taken from Blyth with Seaham and the Old North also giving herring, launce on sabiki lures and good numbers of whiting after dark on mackerel strip and the odd codling to 3lb.
The launch pad known as Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launce Complex 40 (SLC-40) also sustained damage, the extent of which is unknown.
In Two Gentlemen of Verona, for example, Launce ascribes unflattering identities to various members of his family: his father, his right shoe; his mother, his left.
excited to launce the next phase of its oil and gas
"This curbs bad actors' ability to launce discovery 'fishing expeditions' that ultimately drive up costs for the other side," Molino said.
* Launce, whose wonderful shoe-shtick in Two Gentlemen of Verona distinguishes his shoe-mother from his shoe-father because it "hath the worser sole";
In The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the clown, Launce has a substantial amount of stage time alone, and the frequent references to physical comedy (such as his tomfoolery with his shoes) imply a substantial dependence on slapstick humor.
Their long protestations of love are then mocked by their amusing servants Speed and Launce.
On the other hand, beyond the fact that Kemp took many roles, one cannot deny the close resemblance of the characters of Launce and Launcelot, respectively in Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Merchant of Venice, which, in addition to the affinity of their names, share biographical characteristics, such as their country origins (the rustic reality of the Veneto), as well as those relating to their acting, such as their frequent use of monologues and their obvious theatricality.