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TOADSTennessee Outcomes for Alcohol and Drug Services (University of Memphis; Memphis, TN)
TOADSTotal Online Application Development System (database software)
TOADSTechnical Online Assistance Database System
TOADSTake Off And Die Syndrome (surfing; to take off on a wave that is far too large)
TOADSTemporarily Obsolete Abandoned Derelict Site (urban planning)
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The toads were all freed, and were beautiful King's children, running about for joy.
I don't say there are not toads in the dungeons," replied Baisemeaux.
In shape they were like horrible toads, and moved in a succession of springs, but in size they were of an incredible bulk, larger than the largest elephant.
No, Rachel," Helen's voice continued, "I'm not going to walk in the garden; it's damp--it's sure to be damp; besides, I see at least a dozen toads.
If I was the President, I 'd make a law to shut up all boys till they were grown; for they certainly are the most provoking toads in the world," said Fanny, as she watched the slouchy figure of her brother strolling down the street.
For more than a week we had seen, besides ourselves and our animals, only such living things as rattlesnakes and horned toads.
You can shut me up in a dark, damp dungeon inhabited by snakes and toads and feed me only on bread and water and I shall not complain.
This sally (which was strictly founded on fact) was received with a general roar, above which, was plainly distinguishable the laughter of Mr Pyke and Mr Pluck, who were, evidently, Sir Mulberry's toads in ordinary.
Vincent long ago remarked that Batrachians (frogs, toads, newts) have never been found on any of the many islands with which the great oceans are studded.
Instead of being nocturnal in its habits, as other toads are, and living in damp obscure recesses, it crawls during the heat of the day about the dry sand-hillocks and arid plains, where not a single drop of water can be found.
I love to see that Nature is so rife with life that myriads can be afforded to be sacrificed and suffered to prey on one another; that tender organizations can be so serenely squashed out of existence like pulp -- tadpoles which herons gobble up, and tortoises and toads run over in the road; and that sometimes it has rained flesh and blood
And he seized hold of the creeping-plants, and the roots of trees--climbed up the moist stones where the water-snakes were writhing and the toads were croaking--and he gained the summit before the sun had quite gone down.