Newts are quite harmless to persons, and are rather encouraged than otherwise.
If the newts at once run to it, the omen is good; if they neglect it, it is bad.
The sticklebacks are like the newts of the duck-pond in quite a number of ways.
Newts are not any more easy to keep at home in a bowl than little frogs.
The Elf and the Imp would be very angry with me, if I did not ...