" Mr. Downingfor it was no less a celebritystarted, as one who perceives a loathly caterpillar in his salad.
"Look here," said the Philosopher, picking up and exhibiting a large hairy Caterpillar of very unprepossessing appearance.
The caterpillar on the leaf Repeats to thee thy mother's grief.
It is a caterpillar with wings, and not yet a butterfly.
The great Aqueduct of old Rome lay like a monstrous caterpillar across the moonlit landscape, and their road led them under one of its huge arches, and past the circle of crumbling bricks which marks the old arena.
" Now Crawlie began to understand that the water-snake wanted the caterpillars for his own purpose, and he answered pleasantly: "Do you wish me to say to the owls that they are to leave those pine tree worms in peace?"
"We'll manage to drive out the caterpillars without your help.
With that he tears away the ugly webs of tent-caterpillars from the fruit trees, and sometimes eats more than forty caterpillars without stoppinghe is so fond of them.
The size and shape may vary, as a Canadian axe differs from a Scotch axe; some are short and stout and have a sharp edge for shelling seeds; some are longer and fine-pointed, for picking worms and caterpillars out of their hiding-places; some a little hooked at their points, and one, that of the crossbill, with points crossed for picking the small seeds out of fir-cones; but all are practically the same tool.
It is pleasanter to look up than to look down, for, being no climber of mountain peaks, I do not enjoy the sensation of clinging to the side of a precipice like a caterpillar to a leaf.
One day as she swept up a threshing floor she found a caterpillar among the paddy; she threw it away but it came crawling back again; she threw it away again, but it said "Do not throw me away, take me home with you and you will prosper."
I wish you could take the caterpillars off me by means of imagination.