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Usage examples for goldfish

  1. Then he looked at the goldfish. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  2. They wanted to go to school with all their hearts, and the idea that any one could tire of that magical place, where chalk and blackboards and goldfish and geography globes mingled in riotous profusion, had never entered their busy minds. – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  3. Jane could watch his mental processes as easily as she could watch the activities of a goldfish in a glass globe; he was concluding that it was the regular old startled fawn stuff ... – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  4. They had walked together to the southern end of the terrace; below stretched the splendid forest vista set with pool and fountain; under the parapet, in the new garden, red and white roses bloomed, and on the surface of spray- dimmed basins the jagged crimson reflections of goldfish dappled every unquiet pool. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  5. He experimented on men, women, children, elephants, apes, ostriches, guinea pigs, rabbits, turtles, frogs, and goldfish. – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  6. Midget, I'm so glad you killed the goldfish! – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  7. " They're looking at the goldfish," she said. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  8. Already the boy could take a pair of rabbits out of a high hat, or change a bunch of carrots into a bowl of goldfish. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  9. It is all true- my dream, and what I saw myself do in the bowl of goldfish. – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  10. A good name, he seems to believe, is something which a woman carries tightly clasped in both arms like a bowl of goldfish. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  11. But there is nothing to my mind more ridiculous than the goldfish spawned in a muddy pond suddenly fancying themselves unable to swim in anything save eau de cologne. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  12. It was half a dock for the dingy in which one plowed these miniature waters and half a bathing- box for those who preferred their morning tub among the goldfish. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  13. William, for instance, is occupied entirely with what I might call the poultry; it is his duty, in fact, to see that there are always enough ants' eggs for the goldfish. – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  14. And what lovely goldfish! – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
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