Usage examples for snake

  1. O, thou hast set thy foot upon a snake! – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  2. When told, the snake said: " You cannot go on, for I am guard of this road and no one can pass." – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  3. However, as the snake did not appear, we had breakfast, and then went down to work at the canoe. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. " That's well," said the snake. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  5. But you can't measure a snake 'till he's dead, as they say." – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  6. As yet he had seen no snake. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  7. There isn't any snake. – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  8. Did the snake bite you? – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  9. We might have expected as much from that snake! – The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage by Charles G. D. Roberts
  10. Two o' fever and one o' snake- bite. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. Was it a big snake? – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  12. So the king's message was carried to the snake, and the king was made well. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  13. " From the Snake country," replied Mose. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  14. It's the noise a snake makes, Daddy, when it is thinking and doesn't want to be disturbed. – Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  15. She sprang up with a cry, and, tottering between sleep and terror, proceeded at once to take the leather snake back to the master. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  16. None of them had much faith in the cure- not enough to let a healthy snake bite 'em for five dollars. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  17. It is true, said the snake: I have been flying over Russia. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  18. And Snake bit him. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  19. " It is the snake I saw," Claire whispered to Renfrew. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  20. " Moqui's go snake dance. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson