The main body of the Neapolitans, under Mack, did not behave better.
Mack, on his part, did not fail to praise the force which he was appointed to command.
It was all we could do to keep him from cooking one of them "mack'rel" with his own hands.
He grabbed at it like the "Labrador mack'rel" grabbed Stumpton's hook.
If you're fishin' for eels there ain't no use usin' a mack'rel ...