She smelt of the flowers, but showed no desire to pluck them; and, when I gathered a few for her, she refused to have them pinned on her dress.
In India these animals are hunted with foxhounds or greyhounds, and from their cunning and pluck afford excellent sport.
The anubis baboons, as shown by the frescoes, were tamed by the ancient Egyptians and trained to pluck sycamore-figs from the trees.
- Animals to breed from should be of good blood, sound and compactly built, with good pluck and free from nervous excitability and vicious tendency.
An unprovoked attack from the boy next above him led to a fight, in which Newton's pluck gave him the victory.
Unfortunately the new government proved wholly unable either to conduct the struggle with France successfully or to pluck up courage to make a humiliating peacethe only wise course before them.
Forster's pluck in speaking out like this was fully appreciated in England, but it was not till after the revelations connected with the Phoenix Park murders that the dangers he had confronted were properly realized, and it became known that several plans to murder him had only been frustrated by the merest accidents.
Best I pluck one from their pack and nicely convince that person to share their secret with Daddy!
Reinach (Revue archeologique, 1903), Tantalus was represented in a picture standing in a lake and clinging to the branches of a tree, which gave rise to the idea that he was endeavouring to pluck its fruit.
The piglets had smelled the fruit quickly, and before the girl could reach out her hand to pluck it every one of the nine tiny ones had rushed in and commenced to devour it with great eagerness.
It is customary to pluck the wool by hand rather than shear it, as this is believed to ensure a finer second crop. Black-faced and Cheviots are also found in some places.
It is admitted that her extraordinary pluck and sense of leadership were responsible for this result.