Usage examples for mollusk

  1. That active, lively, all- embracing assurance of eternal damnation, which was part of John Wesley's vigorous creed, might have broken down the nervous system of a mollusk. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  2. So much for the assumption of something like mind in the mollusk, where Clifford cannot find direct evidence of mind. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  3. Her rock- rimmed situation walls her off Like a slim selfish mollusk in its shell From the wide views and fair fraternities Which on the mainland we reciprocate, And quicks her quest for profit in our woes! – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  4. It does not occur in non- luminous parts of the mollusk. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  5. Whether the Dane of the sixteenth century was yet the eloquent mollusk which we are perpetually encountering in modern Danish fiction is a question which, at this distance, it is hard to decide. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen