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When he watched the tadpoles dart back and forth in the blue-green pools, when he climbed the rocks and ran his fingers through moss thick as wool, “it was like magic,” he says.
Let us not forget to add that he styled Keats "the tadpole of the Lakists."
Shortly after the tadpole wriggles out of the jellylike case and begins life outside the egg.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
As the tadpole grows larger, legs appear, the hind legs first, although for a time locomotion is performed by means of the tail.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
We distinguish frogs from tadpoles, in spite of the fact that at one stage the creature is half tadpole and half frog.
The map of Norway, apart from Sweden, presents an outline something like a tadpole with a crooked irregular tail.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
He came in by virtue of one of those petitions that Tadpole was always cooking, or baffling.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
Thus tadpole monsters have been formed from tadpoles exposed four days after birth to radium rays.
Into what depths cannot a tadpole (whether literal or metaphorical) wriggle himself down?
TROY AND ITS REMAINSHENRY (HEINRICH) SCHLIEMANN
They pass through peculiar phases of development, the young ascidian appearing like a tadpole-body.

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