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  • Super Punch: Dr. Seuss' Roscoe the many-footed lion skip to main

    Dr. Seuss' Roscoe the many-footed lion

  • So, many-footed creatures of the sea will make their lairs in me and black seals their dwellings undisturbed, because I lack people.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • And we know that Ephebus, with whom we lodged at Athens, threw out, together with a great deal of seed, a little hairy, many-footed, nimble animal.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • And we know that Ephebus, with whom we lodged at Athens, threw out, together with a great deal of seed, a little hairy, many-footed, nimble animal.

    Symposiacs

  • No birds were to be heard; everything seemed asleep, the espalier covered with straw, and the vine, like a great sick serpent under the coping of the wall, along which, on drawing hear, one saw the many-footed woodlice crawling.

    Madame Bovary

  • Insects that are long in shape and many-footed can live for a long while after being cut in twain, and the severed portions can move in either direction, backwards or forwards; thus, the hinder portion, if cut off, can crawl either in the direction of the section or in the direction of the tail, as is observed in the scolopendra.

    The History of Animals

  • Animals which have the superior and the front parts identically situated are four-footed, many-footed, or footless

    On the Gait of Animals

  • Animals which have the superior and the front parts identically situated are four-footed, many-footed, or footless

    On the Gait of Animals

  • All animals move alike, four-footed and many-footed; in other words, they all move cross-corner-wise.

    The History of Animals

  • When she glanced around, she heard the murmur of many-footed rumors running.

    The Mad Ship

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