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But they were not ready as yet to do any nocturnal spearing, and if ever Indians wanted a night's rest they wanted it.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Frequently I would go out spearing and netting fish, my principal captures being mullet.
Dear Aunt Kitty: I'm up here spearing salmon and all that sort of thing, don't you know, and trying to forget.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
The door was open, and a torch was spearing its beam on two men—one kneeling over the prone figure of the other.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
In the summer months they frequent the sea-coast, where their skill in spearing fish is described as quite wonderful.
We rested a short time in this village, and our people were soon busy spearing pigs and chickens, and looting.
But an expert fisherman never makes such an error in spearing fish.
When well advanced in the latter, they are taught spearing rings or stuffed heads at the gallop, and the same with the sword.
It comes from a pine-torch fixed in the bow of a canoe, by which an Indian is spearing fish.'
CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
An Indian who was spearing fish from a canoe stared his astonishment.
THE SPELL OF THE WHITE STURGEONJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD

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