Sentence Examples with the word Black snake

The blow snake, or spreading adder (Heterodon platyrrhinus), black snake (Bascanion constrictor), coach whip (Bascanion flagellum), and prairie bull snake (Pituophis) are common; the diamond water snake (Natrix fasciata) is found along creeks; the king snake (Lampropeltis getula), in central and southern Texas; and the pilot snake (Callopeltis obsoletus), mostly in the woods of McLennan county.

A black snake came up and was killed by the ichneumon, mistakenly killed, in its turn, by the Brahmin on his coming back.

These legends should perhaps be interpreted as pointing to a black snake ailed muss being those most dreaded.