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 Snails have no sex,Snake in the Grass. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Snake-Stones.
 
Small rounded stones or matters compounded by art, and supposed to cure snake-bites. Mr. Quekett discovered that two given to him for analysis were composed of vegetable matters. Little perforated stones are sometimes hung on cattle to charm away adders.   1
 


 Snails have no sex,Snake in the Grass. 

 
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