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snakes

ophidiophobia.
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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.
"Those who kill snakes get killed by snakes," said Chuchundra, more sorrowfully than ever.
The snake tails drew themselves up and disappeared.
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.
Here the Snakes and Flatheads joined with the white hunters in a successful hunt, that soon filled the camp with provisions.
By one of these persons, in the exultation of a supposed cure, it was proclaimed far and wide, by dint of handbills and little pamphlets on dingy paper, that a distinguished gentleman, Roderick Elliston, Esq., had been relieved of a SNAKE in his stomach!
You might have told me there was a snake behind me!' I said petulantly.
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.
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.
"One other will be enough to make him loosen his coils!" 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.
He rose with his fingers full of grass, and followed Kaa to the wise snake's pet bathing-place--a deep, pitchy-black pool surrounded with rocks, and made interesting by sunken tree-stumps.