Scouts—scouts can do things—they're better than snails and lightning-bugs.
It is said that the snails "may be considered as a local species."
He met one person who said that he had seen the snails fall.
You cannot improve children like snails by making them go hungry.
There are lots of fellows there who eat all the snails and frogs they can get hold of.
But there were not snails enough for all the country-side, even if people had cared to eat them.
So they confessed that they had fed ever since the famine began—on snails!
Mr. Lonsdale placed two snails in a small and badly kept garden.
With the cherry wine, perhaps, you would have eaten Dorking snails.
And the old man owned that the garden 'ud do all right if it wasn't for the snails.