Usage examples for toad

  1. His hair was jet- black, his face clean- shaven; the skin, not ivory, but a dirty white, and flabby, like the belly of a toad. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. The trust toad, as you will find by examining it closely and studying events, has a head equipped with jewels of a very fine quality. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  3. I curse you again, you toad! – Honor: A Play in Four Acts by Hermann Sudermann
  4. Then he went down again to the fat toad, and told her that he wanted the most beautiful ring. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  5. The venomous little toad! – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  6. The toad deserved his liberty too, and I took him into the strawberry- patch. – Roof and Meadow by Dallas Lore Sharp
  7. Did you hear him tell of sitting up there one day and seeing a little toad help another toad- a lame one- up the trunk of the tree? – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  8. Finally one day old Mr. Toad sat down in front of Danny and began to ask questions. –  by
  9. And so it would ha' been if it had been the same toad. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  10. An' me an Jowl was picked up, half dead o' thirst an' starvation, twelve days later, by ol' Cap'n Loop, o' the Black Bay mail- boat, as she come around Toad Point, bound t' Burnt Harbor.... – Every Man for Himself by Norman Duncan
  11. I led the way up the steps, and there in the doorway was a tenant, one who had already taken possession, and who now faced me and the trailing line of convicts with that dignity, poise, and perfect self- possession which only a toad, a giant grandmother of a toad, can exhibit. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  12. I hate little toad- eating cities. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  13. Then she told him all about the toad, and the little story Miss Grace had read to her. – The Story of Jessie by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  14. " Not yet, but I'm going to, by and by," replied old Mr. Toad. – The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum by Thornton W. Burgess
  15. Mr. Toad had too much to do. – Mother West Wind's Children by Thornton W. Burgess
  16. " Good morning, Mr. Toad," said Peter Rabbit. – Mother West Wind's Children by Thornton W. Burgess
  17. And in an instant Wotan put his heavy foot upon the toad. – Opera Stories from Wagner by Florence Akin
  18. " If he comes across my path I will put my heel upon him like a toad. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  19. If it is your will, ma'am, I'll let her off; but I'll give her the stick another time, as sure as she is alive, the little toad. – The Carbonels by Charlotte M. Yonge
  20. " You're a rum little toad," he said. – Explorers of the Dawn by Mazo de la Roche