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 tell you all about the newts.
Yet, all the newts and frogs of to-day have wisely discarded the old coats of armour used by their forefathers.
I remember I took great delight at school in fishing for newts in the quarry pool.
Day in and day out, the busy army of newts go on making the world a better place in which to live.
After breakfast they all three went down to the pond, and, dividing the water into shares, began to fish for frogs and newts.
All the remaining reptiles in this country are two species of Frog, two species of Toad, and four Newts.