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Sammy the seal. [Syd Hoff] -- Anxious to see what life is like outside the zoo, Sammy the seal explores the city, goes to school, and plays with the children but decides that there really is no place like home. Winner of National Book Awards (Young People's Lit.) Short-listed for Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Grades ) The Philistines looked on Samson's father-in-law as the cause of their loss; and they came and set his home on fire, and burned the man and his daughter whom Samson had married. Then Samson came down again, and alone fought a company of Philistines, and killed them all, as a . The Gray Seal novels of Frank Packard influenced a wide range of heroes including The Shadow, the Spider, and the Green Hornet. The Gray Seal strikes again! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer /5(4). An ancient seal depicting a man and a lion in hand-to-paw combat places the Biblical story of Samson in the archaeological setting of Beth Shemesh during the 12th century BCE, researchers say.
Samson, legendary Israelite warrior and judge, or divinely inspired leader, renowned for the prodigious strength that he derived from his uncut hair. He is portrayed in the biblical Book of Judges (chapters 13–16). Learn more about the legend of Samson in this article. In , the first two books featuring Jimmie Dale/The Grey Seal were re-released as an e-book entitled Return of The Grey Seal. saw the publication of the pastiche novel, Jimmie Dale, Alias the Grey Seal, by Michael Howard. This is the first new Jimmie Dale book since In , the original novels are being reprinted by Howard. This book is actually a compilation of the first two books featuring Jimmie Dale/The Grey Seal: The Adventures of Jimmie Dale and The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale. There is a third story out there somewhere in the public domain, but it's proving difficult to adapt to e-text because it's on google books and it's just scanned images. In David Thomson's book The People of the Sea, which chronicles the extensive legends surrounding the Grey Seal within the folklore of rural Scottish and Irish communities, it is the children of male selkies and human women that have webbed toes and fingers. When the webbing is cut, a rough and rigid growth takes its place.
Jimmie Dale/The Grey Seal is often credited with greatly influencing and popularizing later pulp and comic book heroes. The foppish playboy-by-day-crimefighter-by-night routine had a precursor in The Scarlet Pimpernel, but it was Jimmie Dale that brought the idea into a contemporary setting and added the idea of a costume and mask for his. related portals: Mystery, Thriller.; Cherchez la femme. A wealthy playboy by day, at night Jimmie Dale puts on inconspicuous clothes and becomes The Gray Seal—safe cracker extraordinaire—who enters businesses or homes and cracks safes, never taking anything but always leaving a diamond shaped, gray paper "seal" behind to mark his conquest. He is about to give it up, . The discussion above notes that the person on the seal has no weapon in his hand. While there is a quesiton of whether there is a direct connection of this seal with the episode in Judges, the Judges narrative implies that Samson killed the lion with his bare hands (see Judges ). She-Hulk (Jennifer Susan Walters) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel d by writer Stan Lee and artist John Buscema, she first appeared in The Savage She-Hulk #1 (cover-dated February ). Walters is a lawyer who, after an injury, received an emergency blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner, and acquired a milder version of his.