Two hours east of Dallas, sun-drenched granite cliffs loom high above the cloudy waters of possum Kingdom Lake.
He was also called “possum,” because he looked like one, especially when he grinned.
Don't you know Betsy Grumbo alwus bites in de heart, an' bars never play 'possum?'
That is why possum pretends to be dead when he finds the hunters after him.
A sly impulse, suggested probably by Halstead's demeanor, prompted me to play 'possum and pretend that I had not waked this time.
It's more of a coma, something like the hibernation of a bear or a possum.
Another animal that is at least in one respect allied to the 'possum is the coypu.
Had Black Beard been playing 'possum when he ought to have been laid out?
And the 'Coon and 'possum laughed, too, for they hadn't had any company at all, but had been making believe all the time.
Him eaty da' 'possum, him eaty da' pop-co'n, him roas'n da' taty. '