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Letter "S" » snails
«By perseverance the snail reached the ark.»
«Most government officials are rushing headlong to solve the problems of 50 years ago, with their ears assailed by the sound of snails whizzing by»
«Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail; but a man is happiest when he does not even notice whether it passes swiftly or slowly.»
«In philosophy if you aren't moving at a snail's pace you aren't moving at all.»
«The year's at the spring / And day's at the morn; / Morning's at seven; / The hillside's dew-pearled; / The lark's on the wing; / The snail's on the thorn; / God's in his heaven - / All's right with the world!»
Author: Robert Browning
, on the wing
, right wing
, Spring and
, The Larks
, The Pearl
«These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind, / And the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.»
, The Lizard
, The Mole
«Time and Patience would bring the snail to Jerusalem.»
«`Will you walk a little faster?' said a whiting to a snail, / `There's a porpoise close behind us, and he's treading on my tail.'»
«The further off from England, the nearer is to France - / Then turn not pale, beloved snail, but come and join the dance.»
Author: Lewis Carroll
, far and near
«The whining schoolboy, with his satchelAnd shining morning face, creeping like snailUnwillingly to school.»