And he went on writing, so that his quill spluttered and squeaked.
The Quill and Old Wives lakes, in regions arid enough to require no outlets.
Further examination also revealed the fact 3 that in certain groups the number of " primaries," or quill-feathers growing from the manus or distal segment of the wing, formed another characteristic easy of observation.
A steel cylinder (about the thickness of a goose-quill), which forms the micrometer screw, has two threads cut upon it, one-half being cut with a thread double the pitch of the other.
The quill-feathers, both of the wings and tail, are of a dark blackish-grey.