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Riddle:

I am mother and father, but never birth or nurse. I'm rarely still, but I never wander.

What am I?

Answer:

I am a tree.

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Riddle:

My second is performed by my first, and, it is thought, a thief by the marks of my whole might be caught.

What am I?

Answer:

A Footstep.

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Riddle:

To you, rude would I never be, Though I flag my tongue for all to see.

What am I?

Answer:

A dog!

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Riddle:

I'm pleasing to the eye A tool for many absent of mind A tapestry of fickle lies Blind to even the most pensive spies I'm often the breeder of fervent lust But I am by far one you shouldn't trust.

What am I?

Answer:

Appearance.

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Riddle:

I build up castles. I tear down mountains. I make some men blind, I help others to see. What am I?

Answer:

Sand.

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Riddle:
Large as a mountain, small as a pea, Endlessly swimming in a waterless sea. What am I?
Answer:
Asteroids.
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Riddle:
I am, in truth, a yellow fork From tables in the sky By inadvertent fingers dropped The awful cutlery. Of mansions never quite disclosed And never quite concealed The apparatus of the dark To ignorance revealed.
Answer:
Lightning.
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Riddle:

Metal or bone I may be, many teeth I have and always bared, yet my bite harms no one and ladies delight in my touch.

What am I?

Answer:

A comb.

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Riddle:

I am the tool, for inspiring many. Buy me in the store, for not much more than a penny. Don't overuse me, or my usefulness will go, what am I? Do you know?

Answer:

An inkpen.

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Riddle:

I am a food,

I have only three letters in my name;

Leave the first,

I still sound the same.

What am I? 

Answer:

Pea

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