Sentence Examples


  • They frequently progress after the fashion of a "looper" caterpillar, attaching themselves alternately by the anterior and the posterior sucker.
  • Such are the thick-headed shrikes (Pachycephalidae), the caterpillar-eaters (Campephagidae), the flower-peckers (Dicaeidae), and the swallow-flycatchers (Artamidae).
  • But Queequeg, do you see, was a creature in the transition stage--neither caterpillar nor butterfly.
  • Thus also the snake casts its slough, and the caterpillar its wormy coat, by an internal industry and expansion; for clothes are but our outmost cuticle and mortal coil.
  • The voracious caterpillar when transformed into a butterfly... and the gluttonous maggot when become a fly content themselves with a drop or two of honey or some other sweet liquid.

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