I told them that I drank at the pond, and pointed thither, offering to lend them a dipper.
Twisting it round and round he gets a large drop of the fluid to adhere to the dipper; still twisting it round to prevent it falling he brings the drop over the flame of the lamp, and twirling it round and round he roasts it; all this is done with acquired dexterity.
The constellation's brightest star, Spica, follows the Big Dipper.
The family will be a familiar one to the pond dipper as it includes the larvae known as bloodworms.
Even the very sedentary dipper will descend its mountain stream to escape the worst frosts.