There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
The Watcher had been up front with him about the mission, which meant there was much more than the immortal creature was saying.
You've always been a selfish creature, Jule.
I would like to feel a parrot talk, it would be so much fun! but I would be pleased with, and love any little creature you send me.
Prince Andrew longed to snatch up, to squeeze, to hold to his heart, this helpless little creature, but dared not do so.
Long afterward James Hogg said, "I never felt so grateful to any creature below the sun as I did to Sirrah that morning."
His eyes turned black, fathomless, and she knew whatever creature possessed the human body was loosening its grip on its powers.
Unlike her father, this creature was capable of sympathy.
Rarely does a promotion involve conquering a creature older than time.
He knew it was Napoleon--his hero--but at that moment Napoleon seemed to him such a small, insignificant creature compared with what was passing now between himself and that lofty infinite sky with the clouds flying over it.
He glanced once at the companion's face, saw her attentive and kindly gaze fixed on him, and, as often happens when one is talking, felt somehow that this companion in the black dress was a good, kind, excellent creature who would not hinder his conversing freely with Princess Mary.
Dusty considered her before gazing back at the mutilated creature on top of the stainless steel lab counter.
At the far end of the library was a creature that made her think twice about entering.
Worse, she wasn't about to give the creature that tricked her into Hell and turned her Immortal an ounce of compassion.
Wynn wasn't about to ask why it was secret or spend too much time in Hell with the violent creature before him.
There was only one creature in any world that deserved to suffer from a blood-bond, and that was past-Death.
The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
Jim's eyes stuck out as much as those of the Sawhorse, and he stared at the creature with his ears erect and his long head drawn back until it rested against his arched neck.
There are many furrows in the sand where some creature has travelled about and doubled on its tracks; and, for wrecks, it is strewn with the cases of caddis-worms made of minute grains of white quartz.
That creature said: You are angry, you are jealous, you would like to pay him out, you are afraid--but here am I!
Dusty asked, eyes going from his dinner to the mangled creature on the table in front of them.
We discovered there is a creature here that can steal the Guardians' power and use it to rupture the breach.
What kind of creature would hurt a woman like this? her father asked.
The kind of creature that could do such things to other men left her no doubt he'd do the same to her if she didn't obey.
Today, she had left, because the idea of eternity in the red desert with a creature incapable of caring for her was too much for her to bear.
Had his actions truly set her on this path to end up as the plaything of a creature with no capacity for mercy?
But they've been very scarce for a few years and we usually have to be content with elephants or buffaloes, answered the creature, in a regretful tone.
When the people saw me come from the sky they naturally thought me some superior creature, and bowed down before me.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
And believe me, if I still value my life it is only because I still hope to meet such a divine creature, who will regenerate, purify, and elevate me.
Jule wasn't lucky enough for the creature on the main floor not to hear.