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I skittered those fat worms on the surface, and dropped them down to the bottom.
DAYS IN THE OPENLATHAN A. CRANDALL
She was shrieking, laughing as she skittered past him, clutching a gleaming gold helmet.
DREAM TOWNHENRY SLESAR
John skittered to the far corner, tearing new holes in the old newspaper with frantic claws.
BROWN JOHN'S BODYWINSTON MARKS
Bobby liked to watch the brisk puffs as they hit, spread in a fan-shaped ruffle of dark water and skittered away.
THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY ORDESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
His curved fingers, still clutching, skittered over stark metal surfaces as he picked up speed.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IRVIN S. (IRVIN SHREWSBURY) COBB
They skittered across the floor, one of them slipping through the heating-grating.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
But as it skittered and bounced like a tumble weed down the trail, she suddenly changed her mind and darted after it again.
BEHIND THE GREEN DOORMILDRED A. WIRT
Something flew out of his coat pocket and skittered across the floor.
INSTANT OF DECISIONGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
She dropped, senseless, and a small gun spilled out of the waist pocket of her zipsuit and skittered across the floor.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
The Uranian skittered across a hundred feet of water and walked out on the land.
THE WEALTH OF ECHINDULNOEL MILLER LOOMIS