Adder Quotes (2 quotes)
ADDER, n. A species of snake. So called from its habit of adding funeral outlays to the other expenses of living.
I wish, my dear Kepler, that we could have a good laugh together at the extraordinary stupidity of the mob. What do you think of the foremost philosophers of this University? In spite of my oft-repeated efforts and invitations, they have refused, with the obstinacy of a glutted adder, to look at the planets or the Moon or my glass [telescope].