On the other hand, maybe he was simply surprised that Alondra would want such a tame life.
Just don't try to tame any of those black kitties with the white stripes down their backs.
I guess they're not as tame as they look.
Eventually her attempts to tame him paid off, and he allowed her to touch him - provided she was careful not to move too quickly.
Whatever is in your blood can tame evil.
My husband and father forbid it, locked me away until I had Talia, and believed a child would tame that part of me they couldn't.
Xander suddenly was tame, compared to an Oracle who read her past and future in two seconds.
As to the introduction of domesticated cats into Europe, the opinion is very generally held that tame cats from Egypt were imported at a relatively early date into Etruria by Phoenician traders; and there is decisive evidence that these animals were established in Italy long before the Christian era.
In China his mention of Canton by the name of Censcolam or Censcolam (Chin-Kalan), and his descriptions of the custom of fishing with tame cormorants, of the habit of letting the finger-nails grow extravagantly, and of the compression of women's feet, are peculiar to him among the travellers of that age; Marco Polo omits them all.
Parkman had become an adept in woodcraft and a dead shot with the rifle, and could do such things with horses, tame or wild, as civilized people never see done except in a circus.
Charles in vain strove to reduce her to tame submission.
They were not payable of the following, except by custom: things of the substance of the earth, such as coals, minerals, turf and the like; things ferae naturae, such as fish, deer and the like; things tame, such as fowls, hounds or fish kept for pleasure or curiosity; barren land, until it is converted into arable or meadow land, and has been so for seven years; forest land, if in the hands of the king or his lessee, unless disafforested; a park which is disparked; or glebe land in the hands of the parson or vicar, which was mutually exempted from payment by the one to the other, but not if in the hands of the vicar's lessee.
He had no doubt Eureka had eaten his piglet, but he realized that a kitten cannot be depended upon at all times to act properly, since its nature is to destroy small animals and even birds for food, and the tame cat that we keep in our houses today is descended from the wild cat of the jungle--a very ferocious creature, indeed.
They were so tame that they sat on the shoulders of St. Francis and ate from his hand.
Many of them were so tame that they would eat from my hand and let me feel them.
Little Tim was so tame that he would hop on my finger and eat candied cherries out of my hand.
I have two tame pigeons and a tiny canary bird.
They were so tame, they stood perfectly still when I handled them.
No wonder that man added this bird to his tame stock--to say nothing of the eggs and drumsticks.