In one of these toads and adders were the companions of the captive.
But he was so scared by the sight of this adders' nest that he has never turned up since.
He knew that his destiny was to sleep on a bed of thorns, to feed on adders.
Their tongues are forked, and the poison of adders lies beneath their lips.
They were supposed to bring snakes or adders into the house.
And the wicked there drink the blood of adders, but have nothing to eat at all.
His invectives ate in like corrosives, his metaphors bit like adders.
March comes wi' adders' heads and gangs wi' peacocks' tails.
It is only these dull trading Bristol folk who are blind as bats and deaf as adders.
Then the smaller animals—frogs, adders, field-mice;—none escape.