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Then the mice were unharnessed from the truck and scampered away through the grass to their homes.
Jim had to be careful not to step upon the tiny piglets, who scampered under his feet grunting and squealing, while Eureka, snarling and biting at the thorns pushed toward her, also tried to protect the pretty little things from injury.
We arrived home again finally, after a ten-mile excursion, and the irrepressible muleteers scampered at our heels through the main street, goading the donkeys, shouting the everlasting "Sekki-yah," and singing "John Brown's Body" in ruinous English.
A source from Celcor said some people in the area scampered for safety after seeing the grenade that was thrown near the guard post.
"The attack was disorganized so when the people scampered, the assailants who were on the high ground accidentally hit their own companion who was on the lower ground, which caused his death," Tabada explained.
Immediately, Uba's security detail reportedly guided and whisked him away while others scampered for safety.
"The terrorists again scampered away leaving behind food and other propaganda materials for their botched anniversary celebration," Rosales said.
Shindagha scampered home by four runs for their third straight win to top the standings in the third League of Mammoths cricket tournament
MIGHTY MOUSE THE little mouse scampered along the jungle floor When suddenly he heard a mighty roar "Help me!
A spokesman for West Midlands Fire and Rescue service said: "A car jack was used to release the squirrel which scampered away."
(9) That day was unseasonably balmy [...] and many children scampered to school.
Summary: A spider has scampered up and down the white robes of Benedict XVI while he delivered a speech in Prague.