I travel; but it seems to be like the snail, with my house upon my head.
We had made the first part of our journey at a snail's pace.
Cochleatus is from cochlea, a snail, from resembling its shell.
I have eaten nothing,” replied the man, “since I ceased to be a snail.
Finally, in folk-lore the snail is an uncanny or demoniac being, because it has horns.
It seemed to me that something like a snail was on the outside of the window-pane.
Then he sweeps them all together in one heap, along with snail shells and rush-seeds.
It proceeds at the trot where the hired carriages go at a snail's pace.
He went a snail's pace, and at last dismounted, and groped his way.
"Please, ma'am, it was the snail on the wall that taught me how to do it," said Tommy.