Did you perchance mean scarabs?
“I think, you know, it is a descendant of the Egyptian scarabeus, which is a very mysterious emblem.”
“In emblem 169, entitled, "One ought to fear even the tiniest creatures" (A minimis quoque timendum), Alciati writes: "The beetle wages war and provokes his enemy of his own accord; even though inferior in strength he surpasses her in cunning" (Bella gerit scarabeus, et hostem provocat ultro, Robore et inferior, consilio superat). back”
“The cantharus or scarabeus rolls a piece of dung into a ball, lies hidden within it during the winter, and gives birth therein to small grubs, from which grubs come new canthari.”
“Sacred Egyptology tells us that the scarabeus requires to be”
“A scarab," he said -- "derived from the Latin scarabeus -- is literally a beetle.”
“A great Persian turquoise, her sole ornament, shaped like a scarabeus and engraved with talismanic characters, fastened her dress at the throat.”
“She was better to look upon even than the beloved scarabeus, and he advanced to shake hands as though she had just entered the room.”
“But the Professor had again returned to examine the scarabeus, this time with a powerful magnifying glass.”
“The Professor raised his eyes from a newly bought scarabeus to behold a stout little lady smiling on him from the doorway.”
“But whatever might be her thoughts, she eyed Braddock as earnestly as Braddock eyed the scarabeus.”
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