They were in the deck-saloon of the dragonfly, steaming southwards from Valencia.
I saw my first dragonfly that day, and tried to catch him in my cap, but he evaded me.
A Gnat and a dragonfly, with a great many of their relations, arrived about the same time with the Beetle.
dragonfly was on the ground in front of me and he yelled up and said "What's the matter?"
Then a dragonfly caught their attention, and they forgot the willow-leaf, as instantly as children forget.
This is what we all said though: dragonfly said, "Good morning, Mr. Black!"
The dragonfly ran past her to the arm of the great mole and was moored with her stern to the quay.
A second dragonfly appeared, its body a vivid purple, and a third.
But this power of rapid movement in the dragonfly, be the rate more or less, is in just keeping with its structure.
Grace had been executing an intricate step, and now she stood on tiptoe, poised like a dragonfly.