No doubt the area was crawling with them.
Every inch of this city is crawling with vamps.
But never, never, never in his entire life had David Dean felt less like crawling out of his sleeping bag and mounting his bicycle than on the misty Colorado morning of June fifteenth.
Carmen shrugged, warmth crawling up her neck.
I'd better get this stuff back into the house before it's crawling with ants.
I passed out for a few minutes, I guess, and then I thought I was alone so I started crawling toward the door.
Before long, she was drenched and chilled, her skin crawling from the bridled charged energy of the storm.
Crawling back into bed, he snuggled close to Carmen and put an arm around her waist.
Destiny must not have heard him come home or she would have been crawling all over him.
Preventing Destiny from crawling out of the bed wasn't easy.
His question brought her to the present and she glanced up sharply, warmth crawling up her neck again.
The very thought of crawling into a dark hole in the ground caused shivers of ice on the back of his neck.
She reached up and shut off the light, crawling back under the covers.
"Tell me why the forest is crawling with demons," he said and turned to Sasha.
Sweat broke out on her skin, and she shielded her eyes against the sun before crawling back to the shade of the pod.
The ladies were crawling all over the ice park for a peek at him.
"She's too powerful for him to kill. She'd probably laugh at him and he'll come crawling back to you," Hannah said.
He knew the return trip would be far different, crawling his way back in the snarl of rush hour.
He remained throughout the night, crawling on his hands and knees to sift through the debris.
The hibernating creature within her shook itself awake and began crawling through her blood.
Resolve steadied her despite the impatient demon crawling within her.
He stopped outside the door to the underground dungeon, his skin crawling at the scent of earth all around him.
Each time she dozed off, she thought something was crawling on her bedroll.
Distressed by her night and overwhelmed by the idea Xander had a softer side, she thought of nothing more than getting home and crawling into bed.
These insects pass the pupal stage in the ground, and reach the boughs to lay their eggs by crawling up the trunks of the trees.
The foot is always simple, with its flat crawling surface extending from end to end, but in the embryo Limnaea it shows a bilobed character, which leads on to the condition characteristic of Pteropoda.
Desis lives invariably between tide-marks upon the rocks and coral reefs, and may be found at low tide either crawling about upon them or swimming in tidal pools and feeding upon small fish or crustaceans.
The fresh-water spider (Argyroneta) lives amongst the weeds of lakes and ponds and, like Desis, is quite at home beneath the water either swimming from spot to spot or crawling amongst the stems of aquatic plants.
It then often retains its vitality for a long time, apparently crawling as if it were itself a worm, a phenomenon which is at least partially explained by the extraordinary development of nervous tissue, equally distributed all through the walls of the proboscis, and either united into numerous longitudinal nerve-stems (Drepanophorus, Amphiporus) or spread out into a uniform and comparatively thick layer (Cerebratulus, sp.).
In the latter we find the young Nemertines crawling about after a period of from six to eight weeks, and probably feeding upon a portion of this gelatinous substance, which is found to diminish in bulk.
There is very little doubt that they lived at the bottom of the sea, feeding upon worms or other soft marine organisms, crawling slowly about the sandy or muddy bottom and burying themselves beneath its surface when danger threatened.
They seize hold of the first that brushes by, and crawling to a suitable place become engorged with blood.
The creature is represented crawling on the sea-floor, but it may equally well have been a floating animal.
Before these changes were complete the Holothurioidea must have diverged, by the assumption of a crawling existence.
Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."
This nervousness was, in 1903 and 1904, especially evident in the efforts to wea~ken the FrancoRussian alliance by the policy of what Bebel denounced as Germany crawling on her stomach before Russia.
Neomenia and its allies are marine animals living at depths of 15 to Boo fathoms on soft muddy ground; they are found crawling on corals and hydrozoa, on which they feed.
When pursuing their operations of leaf-storage,' these ants present the appearance of a crawling crowd of leaf-particles, fragments of leaves being carried by the insects in such a way as to conceal to a great extent the insect underneath, of which little more than the dark coloured legs project beyond the burden.
The foot is commonly a simple cylindrical or ploughshare-shaped organ, used for boring in sand and mud, and more rarely presents a crawling disk similar to that of Gastropoda; in some forms it is aborted.
The chief points in which they vary are - (1) in the structure of the ctenidia or branchial plates; (2) in the presence of one or of two chief muscles, the fibres of which run across the animal's body from one valve of the shell to the other (adductors); (3) in the greater or less elaboration of the posterior portion of the mantle-skirt so as to form a pair of tubes, by one of which water is introduced into the sub-pallial chamber, whilst by the other it is expelled; (4) in the perfect or deficient symmetry of the two valves of the shell and the connected soft parts, as compared with one another; (5) in the development of the foot as a disk-like crawling organ (Arca, Nucula, Pectunculus, Trigonia, Lepton, Galeomma), as a simple plough-like or tongueshaped organ (Unionidae, &c.), as a re-curved saltatory organ (Cardium, &c.), as a long burrowing cylinder (Solenidae, &c.), or its partial (Mytilacea) or even complete abortion (Ostraeacea).
"Really, madam, it is not at all too long," said Mavra, crawling on her knees after her young lady.
She caught her breath, warmth crawling up her neck again.