The Spider with the Crab-like figure does not know how to manufacture nets for catching game.
The monks were just spreading out their nets to dry on the shore, when they heard the sound of crying.
"To carry Ivory on pack-animals, the North African traders use nets, slinging two large teeth on each side of an ass.
These fired small arrow-headed missiles, rather like miniature torpedoes fitted with lance-heads for cutting through nets.
He cried: "Spread out the nets, that I may take The lioness and her whelps upon the passage;" And then extended his unpitying claws,
The Apostle Peter, in contrast to St. Luke, was only a fisherman when the Lord bade him leave his boat and his nets to preach and teach the Gospel.
Without him I should probably at this moment be a dead fish in the nets at Saint Cloud, for it was a question of nothing less than throwing me into the river.
It was from lonely shepherds sitting on the hillsides, and from fishermen casting their nets, and from carpenters and tailors and shoemakers at their benches.
If I had begun in earnest to serve God when I was as young as these children are, how many wrong habits I should have avoided; habits that entangle me now, as in so many nets.
How impossible it would have seemed to Peter, in the days when he washed his nets by the Lake of Galilee, that his writings should ever form a part of the Scriptures--God's Book, which he had learned from his childhood to love and reverence!