We may begin by again taking the case of the whales and porpoises.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
Porpoises played around the bows of the steamer, and gulls shrieked as they swooped above her.
"A Voyage with Captain Dynamite" by Charles Edward Rich
A pretty gull thee be'st, to swallow yon black porpoise.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
Jack Cockrell's sigh of relief sounded like a porpoise coming up for air.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
Why I sha'n't breathe straight again for a month, and I don't want to go in on the dear child puffing like a crazy porpoise.
"Six Girls" by Fannie Belle Irving
Here, unless he mend his caution, I fear he will never learn to play the porpoise at the Zoo.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
A porpoise or small whale which frequents the river St. Lawrence.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
I always get tortoises and porpoises mixed.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
He at first took it to be that of a shark, but found later it belonged to a harmless porpoise.
"Some Naval Yarns" by Mordaunt Hall
Around us a quantity of porpoises were either splashing in the midst of the waves or floating like buoys upon the surface.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
A good fish, which is common and found in large numbers is the porpoise.
"The Bounty of the Chesapeake" by James Wharton
Another very interesting sea animal is the porpoise.
"A Soldier in the Philippines" by Needom N. Freeman
He had rolled under the table and was snoring like a porpoise.
"The Blue Bird for Children" by Georgette Leblanc
Several times we saw porpoises, and one day a shoal of whales was in sight.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
The sea animals, which were seen off the coast, were whales, porpoises, seals, and sea-otters.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Wake Snakes, you fat porpoise, and conduct me to your master!
"My Life: or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson" by George Thompson
You ain't a man; you're a porpoise.
"My Brave and Gallant Gentleman" by Robert Watson
Porpoise, weather-lore of, 503.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
The porpoises know it also; they have a way of biting the cuttle-fish which decapitates it.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
The sea had lately been crowded with porpoises, acre upon acre; and here another vast assembly crossed our track.
"The Bonadventure" by Edmund Blunden
I am longing to dwell by the sea,
And dip in the surf every day,
And--height of subaqueous glee--
With the sharks and the porpoises play.
"By The Sea" by Hattie Howard
She lifted her hull like a breasting gull
Where the rolling valleys be,
And dipped where the shining porpoises
Put ploughshares through the sea.
"The Nancy's Pride" by Bliss William Carman
Soon I crept forth. Her long, lee rail was sweeping.
A homing ship drove by with hurrying feet,
A school of porpoises all 'round her leaping,
While stars dipped low, her dizzied spars to greet.
"Stowaway" by Bill Adams
For now, in our trim boats of Noroway deal,
We must dance on the waves, with the porpoise and seal
The breeze it shall pipe, so it pipe not too high,
And the gull be our songstress whene'er she flits by.
"Song of the Zetland Fisherman" by Sir Walter Scott
I seen her once for just a jiff; it was a misty day,
Wi' sea birds mewin' i' the rain an' porpoises at play;
I was a-coilin' up a rope above the col' grey sea,
When loud I heard the boatswain shout, "There goes Thermopylae!"
"There Goes Thermopylae" by Bill Adams
and Venus among the fishes skips and is a she-dolphin
she is the gay, delighted porpoise sporting with love and the sea
she is the female tunny-fish, round and happy among the males
and dense with happy blood, dark rainbow bliss in the sea.
"Whales Weep Not!" by D H Lawrence
The Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange will be held on Thursday, Aug 16 at 6 pm at Porpoise Point, 4561 Red Fish Road in Matlacha.
More on Dall 's porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli).
Plan aimed toward saving porpoises.
They imagine themselves a gazelle or a porpoise.
Porpoises and bombs left by Adolf Hitler's forces six decades ago are adding millions of dollars to costs for wind-turbine developers in waters off Germany, delaying the nation's shift from nuclear energy.
Harbour porpoise rescued near Victoria.
Theodore, the harbour porpoise was rescued off Esquimalt.
An injured porpoise is cared for by intern Kim Clark at the Vancouver Aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue Centre in Vancouver.
According to the Chronicle, marine biologists have seen an alarming rise in what they're calling "porpicide": dolphins brutally killing porpoises , presumably to defend territory.
Porpoise left by tsunami in rice paddy back to sea.
Sighting a school of porpoises swimming about 100 yards off shore.
Porpoise left by tsunami in rice paddy back to sea.
Whales, Porpoises Trump Earthquake Questions at Nuclear Plant.
Expedition to count number of dwindling Chinese porpoises.
Estimates suggest the Yangtze finless porpoise could become extinct within 15 years if major steps aren't taken to address its plight.