Scarecrow


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Scarecrow

goes to Wizard of Oz to get brains. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]

Scarecrow

can’t live up to his name. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 780]
References in classic literature ?
exclaimed the Scarecrow, as the green maiden bowed her pretty head before him.
Then you shall be our interpreter," said the Scarecrow, "and explain to this Pumpkinhead all that I say, and also explain to me all that he says.
Then ask him, to begin with," resumed the Scarecrow, turning to Jellia, "what brought him to the Emerald City"
From these rooms," said the Scarecrow, proudly, "one may obtain fine views of the surrounding cornfields.
The Scarecrow found a seat in the wagon between Omby Amby and the Shaggy Man, and his weight did not add much to the load because he was stuffed with straw.
Forgive me for staring so rudely," said the Scarecrow, "but you are the most beautiful sight my eyes have ever beheld.
I may say it is even more stylish, not to say aristocratic, than straw," said the Scarecrow politely.
No more have I," said the Scarecrow, shaking hands with Scraps, as if to congratulate her on the fact.
Certainly; that is why I know it," returned the Scarecrow.
Dorothy could not see at all, but Toto could, for some dogs see very well in the dark; and the Scarecrow declared he could see as well as by day.
Then," continued the Tin Woodman, "I regret to say that you are greatly inferior to my friend the Scarecrow, and to myself.
I can guess," said the Scarecrow, looking at the machine man curiously.