From the Deepwood Gazette of Recent Date: WARNING! All Persons are hereby cautioned against using My Name hereafter as a Simile for Slowness. [signed] A. SNAIL. A fast-moving snail racing down a forest path knocks over a bug in this vintage illustration from a 1912 children's book. Onlookers at the Hare & Tortoise Roadhouse include rabbits, turtles, storks, a cat, fox, raccoon and a parrot.