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My spurs fairly lifted the dun horse, and we scuttled in the opposite direction like a scared antelope.RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In her nostrils was the autumn perfume of the woods, and as they strode forward in silence a rabbit scuttled from their path.THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
I covered the entire floor, shaking a bit in nervousness as a rat scuttled to safety.HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The smugglers scuttled the ship and endeavoured to escape, but were captured, and are thought to have been all hanged.THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
From the grass nine Indians arose, stooped, and scuttled off like a covey of running quail.BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Nigfil embraced the proposal, and his unwearied Iris scuttled away on this second embassy.THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
Something—it might have been a beetle or a mouse—scuttled over the bare boards behind me.MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
I might have done better to have scuttled her, off the African coast, and have drawn down my share of the insurance money.CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Some scuttled away, but those who remained hastened to do something—anything that would smother the light of the Moon.EDMUND DULACS FAIRY-BOOKEDMUND DULAC