She frequently walks a dog, a loathsome animal who fails to warm to my affection.
He is blessed who is assured that the animal is dying out in him day by day, and the divine being established.
The steady tread of some large animal continued in her direction - a mountain lion?
I tried to describe to her the appearance of a camel; but, as we were not allowed to touch the animal, I feared that she did not get a correct idea of its shape.
Drink children, you must be near starvation, animal blood is no way to live.
Curious about the great animal, Yully approached the fence.
The boy you adopted is now an animal without restraint.
They, of course, are Walden all over and all through; are themselves small Waldens in the animal kingdom, Waldenses.
But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.
I didn't get a degree in animal husbandry so I could sit in the house knitting booties.
"I take it those aren't yours," Darian said, leaning in to look at the animal heads on her bed.
The panicked animal fought him for its head instead, refusing to obey him.
The ship anchored near the shore, where barbarians in ill-fitting clothing made of animal skins awaited them.
If you gave me free rein I'd have every kind of animal there was.
If you throw one more dead animal at my feet, I'm going to beat you over the head with it.
Of course, she would have expected nothing less of any animal Alex owned.
While I'm grateful you saved me from Jade, you're still half-animal, Rhyn.
You're one animal he would have been proud to have on the farm.
Jenn drew a knife in case an animal had also taken refuge in the cave.
Taran cursed the animal again under his breath and blocked two strikes before they broke free of the footmen.
All this time you haven't allowed yourself to have a pet simply because your father thought every animal on the place should earn its keep.
In him the animal man chiefly was developed.
Natasha looked from one to the other as a hunted and wounded animal looks at the approaching dogs and sportsmen.
Like some huge many-limbed animal, the regiment began to prepare its lair and its food.
Tiyan was a trapped animal with its back to the ocean.
The wooden animal gave a start, and then examined the other intently.
Most men would feel shame if caught preparing with their own hands precisely such a dinner, whether of animal or vegetable food, as is every day prepared for them by others.
Wide shoulders, chiseled chest, rippling abs … even his scent—of pure man mixed with the mystery of night—lured her like an animal falling for a hunter's bait.
Any time a wild animal isn't afraid of you, there is probably something wrong.
The poor animal was beginning to think "Bad Cat" was her new name.
When she was studying animal husbandry, there was a chapter about increasing fertility.
She forced her face to remain emotionless, her form still enough not to draw attention, like a wounded animal trying not to distract the hungry predators fighting over it.
There was a note affixed to the deer head, and she suspected it said the same thing as the other notes on animal heads she'd found around the house.
The French invaders, like an infuriated animal that has in its onslaught received a mortal wound, felt that they were perishing, but could not stop, any more than the Russian army, weaker by one half, could help swerving.
The herd goes in that direction because the animal in front leads it and the collective will of all the other animals is vested in that leader.
"What curious animal is that which is eating the grass on my lawn?" enquired the man's voice.
"You are at least six feet high, and that is higher than any other animal in this country," said the Steward.
"Is not the Real Horse a beautiful animal?" asked the Sawhorse admiringly.
Would such a gentle animal be guilty of eating a fellow creature?
The animal was coming nearer.
By the late 1800s, superphosphates were all the rage and eighty factories were manufacturing this high-yield fertilizer from coprolites (that is, phosphate-rich fossils of ancient animal dung—I kid you not).
Man thus not only works for the animal within him, but, for a symbol of this, he works for the animal without him.