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Snake

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A snake in the bosom--that's all," answered Roderick Elliston.
Well, by night I forgot all about the snake, and when Jim flung himself down on the blanket while I struck a light the snake's mate was there, and bit him.
But Darzee had built it out of reach of snakes, and it only swayed to and fro.
The fall through leafy branches and the dizzy heights; the snakes that struck at me as I dodged and leaped away in chattering flight; the wild dogs that hunted me across the open spaces to the timber--these were terrors concrete and actual, happenings and not imaginings, things of the living flesh and of sweat and blood.
Strickland took a lamp with him, while I tried to make clear the danger of hunting roof snakes between a ceiling cloth and a thatch, apart from the deterioration of property caused by ripping out ceiling-cloths.
Here the Snakes and Flatheads joined with the white hunters in a successful hunt, that soon filled the camp with provisions.
He was not merely a big snake, I thought--he was a circus monstrosity.
A snake would be a good illustration of this, for it is cold-blooded, and therefore removed from the temptations which often weaken or restrict warm-blooded creatures.
His rifle was also discharged in the direction of the snake, and Tom saw that the hit was a good one, right through the ugly head of the reptile.
It is a part of the great desert of Snake River, one of the most remarkable tracts beyond the mountains.
But the Snake, proud of his ancient eminence in Scriptural history, was strictly orthodox, and did not accept the scientific view.
Skin-changing always makes a snake moody and depressed till the new skin begins to shine and look beautiful.