Snake


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Snake

Arrangement established in 1972, that ties European currencies to each other within specified limits.
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Professor Bumper seemed to fall backward as the grip of the serpent relaxed, but Tom, dropping his rifle, and calling to Ned to keep an eye on the snake, leaped forward and caught his friend.
He did not say anything for a minute, but scratched his head and turned the snake over with his boot.
It was true that there was no one in the bungalow but herself and the little rustling snake.
We will ask nothing more of our snakes for the good of this son of a dog.
Oh, fat, brown, root-digging fool that I am," said Baloo, uncoiling himself with a jerk, "it is true what Hathi the Wild Elephant says: `To each his own fear'; and they, the Bandar-log, fear Kaa the Rock Snake.
Pushing forward, therefore, with renovated spirits, he reached Snake River by nightfall, and there fixed his encampment.
But ye come with lies, Man and Snake both, and would have me believe the city is not, and that my wardship ends.
Nothing else, dear master," replied Scipio, "only that the doctor gave you a powder, and that the snake leaped out upon the floor.
Tarzan knew that Teeka was peculiarly fearful of this silent, repulsive foe, and as the scene broke upon his vision, it was the action of Teeka which filled him with the greatest wonder, for at the moment that he saw her, the she-ape leaped upon the glistening body of the snake, and as the mighty folds encircled her as well as her offspring, she made no effort to escape, but instead grasped the writhing body in a futile effort to tear it from her screaming balu.
Clarence, my snake, has the cutest way of climbing up the leg of the table and looking at you pleadingly in the hope that you will give him soft-boiled egg, which he adores.
Here the Snakes and Flatheads joined with the white hunters in a successful hunt, that soon filled the camp with provisions.
Adam was gathering the tools which he had been using--which, after the manner of all workmen, had been scattered about--when he noticed that several black snakes had crawled out from the heap of stones and were gathering round him.