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snakes

ophidiophobia.
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Nothing else, dear master," replied Scipio, "only that the doctor gave you a powder, and that the snake leaped out upon the floor.
The snake in his bosom seemed the symbol of a monstrous egotism to which everything was referred, and which he pampered, night and day, with a continual and exclusive sacrifice of devil worship.
His foot swelled up pretty big, and so did his leg; but by and by the drunk begun to come, and so I judged he was all right; but I'd druther been bit with a snake than pap's whisky.
Rikki-tikki did not care to follow them, for he did not feel sure that he could manage two snakes at once.
It looks very funny, but it is so perfectly balanced a gait that you can fly off from it at any angle you please, and in dealing with snakes this is an advantage.
No wonder the snakes live here," said Strickland, climbing further into the 'roof.
There was a movement under the cloth, and a little snake wriggle'd out, to be back-broken by the butt of the masheer rod.
I followed with the spade over my shoulder, dragging my snake.
Lady Arabella, be she woman or snake or devil, owned the ground she moved in, according to British law, and the law is jealous and swift to avenge wrongs done within its ken.
cried Tom, as he fired again, and such was the killing power of the electric bullets that the snake, though an immense one, and one that short of decapitation could have received many injuries without losing power, seemed to shrivel up.
Pushing forward, therefore, with renovated spirits, he reached Snake River by nightfall, and there fixed his encampment.
It was haste killed the Yellow Snake that ate the sun.