Wp/enm/Frogge

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A grene frogge.
A yelowe frogge
A yelowe frogge

A frogge biþ a smale beaste wiþ foure leggeys, whiche liueþ boþe in þe water and on londe. Hit biþ ofte tyme broune or grene or yelowe; or be hit tropyckal, hit may haue dyuers coloures lyk reed, blewe, and blak and liue in trees. Hit haþ longys and guilles boþe. Þe frogges skyn lokeþ glossi bi cause of his secrecioun, whiche may been poisounous. Moste frogges haue nought a tayl an þeire lymes be yfolden under his likame. His frounte two feet haue four tos and his bak two feet haue fif tos. Þes tos stiken wele to wode, rocke and glas. Froggen moste be in þe water to spawne. Þe frogge haccheþ from an ey and hit þanne becomeþ a tadpolle. Hit groweþ to þanne a frogge, yef hit be nought eten. Som male frogges maken loude souns wiþ þeire mouþs for to make þeimselves knowen to femmelles. Som þe femmelles refusen.

Everich frogge et smalle bogges and alyke crikets, fliys, and wurms as mete. Þei haue tungs þat be longe and holden faste to quarrie so it doþ not escaipe. A frogge may been founde in all contynens excepte Antartika.

Mixid cundes of froggen (Anura).

Frogges be breþren wiþ toades. Toades be muchel lyk froggen wiþ drye þicke sken. Som folk þynke þat þou mayst geten weartes from toades, but þis is nae trewe.