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A few days later she was prouder still when they scampered this way and that, pecking at little bugs and ants.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
He walked around in his lordly way, cocking his eye at his little yellow sons and daughters as they chased the fat little bugs.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
"Better than grubbing for bugs in the dirty earth, this nice clean cool water," quacked he, and he was as happy as happy could be.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
What with all the foreigners and the rotten weather and the bugs—thought I'd never get into the swing.
But why not think of it when I was dying of suffocation; when the air was filled with gnats, and my bed with bugs?
We shall starve to death—like Croton water-bugs caught in a diamond casket, said Flick, who had a taste for poetical flights.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Fleas and bugs abound, and happy is he whose skin is too tough, or whose flesh is too sour, to attract these ferocious insects.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
It was Jack-o'-lanterns, or lightning bugs; so he set down again, and went to watching, same as before.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
There are simply eight black specks and one oblong block gliding along the water, like so many bugs.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
It was difficult to comprehend that beneath the surface of the sea there were men as secure from the waves as bugs in a bottle.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.

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