BEETLE in Classic Quotes

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1  He spied the beetle; the drooping tail lifted and wagged.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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2  The first thing the beetle did was to take him by the finger.
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3  The beetle lay there working its helpless legs, unable to turn over.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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4  Other people uninterested in the sermon found relief in the beetle, and they eyed it too.
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5  There was a sharp yelp, a flirt of the poodle's head, and the beetle fell a couple of yards away, and lit on its back once more.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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6  A natural fillip followed, the beetle went floundering into the aisle and lit on its back, and the hurt finger went into the boy's mouth.
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7  But he grew tired once more, after a while; tried to amuse himself with a fly but found no relief; followed an ant around, with his nose close to the floor, and quickly wearied of that; yawned, sighed, forgot the beetle entirely, and sat down on it.
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8  So he went to the beetle and began a wary attack on it again; jumping at it from every point of a circle, lighting with his fore-paws within an inch of the creature, making even closer snatches at it with his teeth, and jerking his head till his ears flapped again.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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