Lecount; they were tenderly interested in everything she looked at -- in Magdalen, in the toad
on the rock-work, in the back-yard view from the window; in her own plump fair hands, -- which she rubbed softly one over the other while she spoke; in her own pretty cambric chemisette, which she had a habit of looking at complacently while she listened to others.
Little green toad
whose leg doth twist, Go to the corner of which you wist, And bring to me the large old kist.
And yet it was not because the damp had been excluded from the garden; the earth, black as soot, the thick foliage of the trees betrayed its presence; besides, had natural humidity been wanting, it could have been immediately supplied by artificial means, thanks to a tank of water, sunk in one of the corners of the garden, and upon which were stationed a frog and a toad
, who, from antipathy, no doubt, always remained on the two opposite sides of the basin.
Suppose you could get nobody but a toad
to do it, how would you like that?
Wild vines entangled the trees and flaunted in their faces; brambles and briers caught their clothes as they passed; the garter snake glided across their path; the spotted toad
hopped and waddled before them; and the restless catbird mewed at them from every thicket.
Hold up your near fore-foot and I'll impress the fact upon it, warty toad
of a dried mud-puddle.
Yes, if I come here to sit on it like a dam' toad
in a hole.
Patrick, in the Irish chronicle, is said to have served the toad
, -- that is to say, "awaken him to a sense of his situation.
but a toad
five inches in length, a monstrous, repulsive specimen of vermin that sat there staring at him with huge round eyes.
that is baptized must be clad in red or black velvet, a bell on its neck, a bell on its feet.
, likewise, lives and feels, and is equally helpless and harmless; but though she would not hurt a toad
, she cannot love it like the bird, with its graceful form, soft feathers, and bright, speaking eyes.
, a toad
to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man