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And he was inclined to believe that it was Grandfather Mole that was to blame for the scarcity of worms in the neighborhood.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He urged the growing of mulberry trees and the propagation of silk worms, as being of more value than tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And then, probably, Jolly Robin would laugh and tell her not to mind, for there ought to be worms enough for everybody.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The Spanish men-of-war, which were always painted white, had their colour changed to dark grey like the American ships.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Mr. Blackbird began to be afraid that there wouldn't be worms enough left for himself.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Later on the commander of a German man-of-war and his staff were received and fêted by the Captain-General.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO CAN OF WORMS

  • can of worms
  • confusion
  • evil
  • hornet's nest
  • ill
  • snake in the grass
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