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Only a lizard scuttling over the dark-washed bedroom wall, first cousin to the chameleon you saw at Abu Simbel.ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
He had just got to the top when the lights went out a second time, and he heard again the scuttling along the floor.MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
It approached, and as it grew the shouts of rage in the Great Hall ceased, and a roar of scuttling feet was heard.THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
Twice they heard a sloshing a few feet away, and then the scuttling of an unseen animal.THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Guess was sitting in the sun, blinking lazily at a beetle which had been disturbed, and was now scuttling away for dear life.THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
As if in answer to her words, a joyous whoop was heard, and a scuttling among the branches.QUICKSILVER SUELAURA ELIZABETH HOWE RICHARDS
Then, it moves about rapidly and with a scuttling gait, a combination of running and short hops.FIELD STUDY OF KANSAS ANT-EATING FROGHENRY S. FITCH
Two or three boats passed on the river, scuttling, as it were, for shelter before the storm.THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
Quick as a flash the rest of them—I counted nine and may have missed one or two—were scuttling off at his heels.THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE