There was not a stick in sight, and not a stone bigger than a hazelnut; but there was the rattler.
I guessed a rattler, or a bear, or—or something had got busy scaring you to death.
Jasper Swope had whirled back from the blow as a rattler throws his coils.
I bought the Brantlock Ranch from you the other day, Rattler.
I could feel that rattler on my arm all the way to Lake Tahoe.
But the rattler was more surely fatal when it struck than the bullet.
But from what you say, I'd rather be in bed with a rattler than have a treaty with a Vegan.
It's 'bout like puttin' your hand in a rattler's den to git him by the tail, I'd say.
The black snake doesn't sting you, and yet he'll kill the rattler every time.
Shun idleness as you do the sting of a hornet, or the bite of a rattler.