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It was that sticky kind, called "Tanglefoot," that promises such a pleasant path to the unwary insect, but proves such a snare and a delusion at the last. Mrs. Walters waved him good-bye from the kitchen door as he started hopefully off, bare-footed and happy, with a smile all over his little, round, honest face.
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The rigorous housewife has long pursued them with waving towel and flapping paper; dark plates of fly poison are set on high places where the children can only occasionally get it; and the dreadful "tanglefoot" hangs here and there, agonizing our ears with the frantic buzzing of its slow-dying victims.
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And a-hidin' of the tanglefoot away.
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It was hard to keep him away from such places, for he loved gambling and practical joking, not to speak of "tanglefoot," to such a degree that he could not be held back.
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They had loaded up pretty well with "tanglefoot," and they were doing some very loud talking.
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But he came back again, and, looking at the villain he had played the trick on he said: "You takee my tanglefoot and allee samee puttee in your pockee; me wantee.
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You takee um tanglefoot, and lis man takee my mousee!
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Examples of Tanglefoot

Example #1
He came back at noon with forty cents and a glowing account of his morning's work.
Example #2
He was selling fly-paper on commission for his friend, the druggist.
Example #3
The housewife objected to the fly because he made work for her, speckling all things offensively; and the house-husband objected to him because he walked on his face, or his bald spot, and woke him from needed slumber.
Example #4
All these horses and their various stables, help to maintain the breeding of flies; and the kitchen maintains them.
Example #5
But as for me, I always says for layin' out a "trap" There's nothin' like an Empty Bottle-O!
Example #6
I sometimes gives the 'orse a spell, and then the push and me We takes a little trip to Chowder Bay.