Well,” said the water-snake, “get on my back, and I will take you across this river.
On the right flank, the water-snake and Johnny Silver at the same intervals.
She extricated herself, not roughly, yet a little hastily—like a water-snake gliding out of the other sweet serpent's folds.
To borrow a simile from Dante, his foes are like frogs scurrying away from the approach of their great foe, the water-snake.
Here are two sorts of very large snakes or serpents: one of them a land-snake, the other a water-snake.
It resembled some kind of water-snake more than a fish, but Guapo knew it was not a snake, but an eel.
Yang Oerlang, when he saw the water-snake creep from the water, turned into an eagle and spread his claws to seize the snake.
They met with no people on the isle; but saw a large bat, and some birds, and caught a water-snake.
When the latter was no further away than the length of a beak, the ape turned, crept ashore as a water-snake and hid in the grass.
A liendoeng (water-snake), brilliantly striped with red and black, made the women scream with fright.