The Civil War hero Ulysses Grant dismissed Republican James Garfield for lacking “the backbone of an angleworm.”
In passin' I saw an angleworm three times the size of a firehose, and a beetle big enough to saddle.
They bring us our chow and say it is angleworm and hellgrammite porridge as that is what the Subterro denizens live on mostly.
Then, picking up a sharp stick, she resolutely set to work to unearth an angleworm.
He was about six inches long and had a funny, short, pinkish-white, naked tail that at once reminded Peter of an angleworm.
A man could even exhibit an angleworm in a bottle and call it the infant anaconda, and escape being lynched.
Stacy came out squirming like an angleworm being pulled from the ground after a spring rain.
Grumpy Weasel was quick to see that fat Mrs. Hen swallowed every word he said as greedily as if it had been an angleworm.
It was only the hens looking for something to eat—a bit of grain amid the straw, or perhaps an angleworm.
And yet, compared to the life of an angleworm, condemned to the darkness forever, what an interesting career!