Sentence Examples with the word coluber

Pestifero vomuit coluber sermone Britannus, is relieved by a treatment not lacking in liveliness and in classical measures.

The odour alone of guaco has been said to cause in snakes a state of stupor and torpidity; and Humboldt, who observed that the near approach of a rod steeped in guaco-juice was obnoxious to the venomous Coluber corallinus, was of opinion that inoculation with it imparts to the perspiration an odour which makes reptiles unwilling to bite.