1 Tom and the lazy long-legged twins with their love of gossip and their absurd practical jokes and Boyd who had the grace of a dancing master and the tongue of a wasp.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XIV
2 Just the same as though you prayed that a physician might only be called upon to prescribe for headaches, measles, and the stings of wasps, or any other slight affection of the epidermis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
3 But they were so beautiful, naked, with one flushed cheek, one green, that Mrs. Swithin left them naked, and the wasps burrowed holes.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 4
4 Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XX
5 Marius had fallen into a wasps'-nest of wits.
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