The majority of spiders, however, are soft-skinned and succulent, and are tasty morsels for insectivorous reptiles, birds and mammals.
Dean grabbed the near-empty plate, salvaging the few remaining morsels while Pumpkin was searching for more empty pockets to fill as he rose to leave.
He must eat only the morsels he gets by begging; must dress in such rags as he can pick up; must sleep under trees.
"Come with me, morsels," he said.
Rather than go to the buffet herself, the servant joined several others selecting morsels and food for her to try.
As a work of art it can take but a low rank, but as a repertory of fragments and morsels of information it is invaluable.