These Fer-de-lances, be that as it may, are a great pest in St. Lucia.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
He is either a fer de lance or a first cousin to it, and either is a sort of creature to keep away from.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island" by Cyril Burleigh
It's the home of the fer-de-lance.
"Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
I forget how many of the fer de lance sort he told me he had killed in the rooms since he had lived in them.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
The fer-de-lance has one fatal enemy.
"Equatorial America" by Maturin M. Ballou