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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.

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