The hooks on the end of final strokes indicate a tenacious mind that holds on to ideas and opinions as tight as a snapping turtle.
The snapping turtle was nowhere to be seen, so they had to wait.
It snaps when taken in a way which rivals the snapping turtle.
The snapping turtle was left to himself a great deal until the day when he and Belostoma drove away the boys.
"That's a snapping turtle—not a mud turtle," went on the ranchman.
Bolax, you're a snapping turtle today, and I'll leave you to recover your good temper.
Then he laughed a grim snapping turtle laugh, and went to sleep.
The sneak of the school was so frightened that he did not dare to take hold of the snapping turtle.
"And there is only one of me," said the snapping turtle to himself.
They will bight a hook az cheerfully az a snapping turtle, and hang on like a puppy tew an old kowhide boot.