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slowworm

a Eurasian legless lizard, Anguis fragilis, with a brownish-grey snakelike body: family Anguidae
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He saw himself as spanning the gap between Romanticism and naturalism and being "like the blindworm, which retains rudimentary lizard feet inside its skin.
Go, blindworm, go, Behold the famous states Harrying Mexico With rifle and with knife
But the blindworms lie in the grass or the sand like the copper neck hoops of our ancestors.