Creature Sentence Examples

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  • What kind of creature could do this?

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  • He was the creature who trapped her in Hell.

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  • There's one creature who can tolerate you, and that's me.

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  • He was a fool if he thought he could fight a creature that didn't die!

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  • But not a trace could they find of the tiny creature they sought.

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  • Whatever creature it was, it had to be ancient.

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  • She was stuck with the creature behind the evil in the world.

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  • He looked closely at the creature.

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  • At the far end of the library was a creature that made her think twice about entering.

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  • This creature succeeded by other means than temperance and purity.

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  • They heard the sudden twittering of a bird, but could not find the creature anywhere.

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  • You've always been a selfish creature, Jule.

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  • Cold and merciless, this creature was her mate for all time.

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  • Jule launched himself out the window as the creature made the second blow against the door.

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  • 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.

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  • As she watched, the creature rose and hobbled from the desk to a nearby shelf.

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  • In that moment, she almost felt a human connection to the creature with the red eyes.

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  • The Wizard reached out, caught the wee creature in his hand, and holding its head between one thumb and finger and its tail between the other thumb and finger he pulled it apart, each of the two parts becoming a whole and separate piglet in an instant.

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  • She wasn't able to reconcile the creature that turned her Immortal with the man before her.

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  • Jule was knocked off his feet by a hard blow but got back up, beckoning to the other creature with a look of confidence out of place for his bloodied face.

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  • He is the same restless little creature he was when you saw him.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The creature walking away from her wanted something, and she couldn't figure out what.

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  • Unlike her father, this creature was capable of sympathy.

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  • Had his actions truly set her on this path to end up as the plaything of a creature with no capacity for mercy?

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  • There is no mercy or compassion in this creature.

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  • The hair on the back of his neck rose, and he tensed, waiting for the creature to materialize.

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  • She was perplexed by this creature.

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  • The creature took a sip of her like from a straw.

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  • She relived the bloody scene in the banquet hall, heard the creature panting her name as he came against her thigh and then tore through the other side of her neck.

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  • She needed more rope to reach the top of the cliff, yet being dinner for any creature wasn't the way she'd like to go.

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  • Even without some sadistic creature's name around her neck, things would never be the same.

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  • This creature has been identified as a yellow baboon.

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  • This creature I'll avoid when I come calling, which I soon plan to do.

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  • No part of her was ready to meet whatever creature they discussed.

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  • There had to be more to what this creature offered.

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  • Deidre was still as the creature walked around her, scrutinizing her.

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  • Amused, Rhyn stopped pacing and sat, staring the small creature down.

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  • She watched as the creature neared in the shadowy darkness.

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  • Pain blazed through him as he took the shape of the ancient creature.

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  • He wasn't a patient creature, whatever he was.

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  • The tension in the room was high, each creature bristling with magic.

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  • After Hans ' death is fully avenged the creature jumps from a cliff to her death.

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  • 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.

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  • She held her breath, not wanting to draw the attention of either creature.

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  • His eyes turned black, fathomless, and she knew whatever creature possessed the human body was loosening its grip on its powers.

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  • You'll be the one person in the universe who finds an ounce of good in that creature, Darkyn.

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  • He was the unpredictable, violent creature she always considered him in battle but not in dealing.

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  • She looked him over, silently dismissing any notion that this creature spent much time in the mortal world.

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  • He'd given her something to think about, but her instincts were screaming at her not to have anything to do with this creature.

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  • The demons they passed bowed to Darkyn, their eyes riveted to her once the scary creature strode by.

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  • The scraping of leather against leather, the hollow clatter of stone and shale, the rustle of whatever creature settled behind her.

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  • Near full-blown panic again, Deidre was midway through her second step towards the door when the creature snatched her.

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  • The creature's third sip drove her into the darkness between consciousness and sleep.

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  • Its colors rippled and changed before the flower bent and delicate wings spread apart, revealing a creature that was surely a fairy.

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  • A human-like creature sat in the corner making snorting sounds he assumed was weeping.

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  • The sobbing, slender creature tensed and covered his head, as if expecting an attack from above.

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  • Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.

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  • Her eyes stayed on the creature, which joined several more tattooed beings in the hall before they all struck out in different directions.

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  • The creature looked confused but shifted from its guarded crouch to a kneeling position.

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  • Though she tried hard not to fear death, she wondered what kind of creature was capable of breaking through bars made of materials she'd never before seen and held in place with some sort of magic.

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  • He didn't understand why the self-proclaimed guardian of humans would drag such a helpless creature into this web of evil.

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  • She dropped, surprised and disgusted when one hand landed in what was a human or creature at one point.

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  • She recalled the scent of her blood, what hot agony felt like as an otherworldly creature tore her apart.

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  • She grabbed the sitting creature.

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  • She's a conniving, self-serving, arrogant creature.  Heartless, too.

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  • You're a smart creature, Ully.

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  • Rhyn asked, irritated by the helpless creature.

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  • You're a fool to mess with a creature like me, Guardian.

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  • Without another word, the creature dropped.

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  • His chapter on the flea, in which he not only describes its structure, but traces out the whole history of its metamorphoses from its first emergence from the egg, is full of interest - not so much for the exactness of his observations, as for its incidental revelation of the extraordinary ignorance then prevalent in regard to the origin and propagation of "this minute and despised creature," which some asserted to be produced from sand, others from dust, others from the dung of pigeons, and others from urine, but which he showed to be "endowed with as great perfection in its kind as any large animal," and proved to breed in the regular way of winged insects.

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  • It was egregious that stores of immense power were wasted on such a creature at a time when Damian needed all the help he could get.

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  • How the warlords ever thought this creature would save them…

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  • Her blurred vision fell to the corner, where a creature with glowing emerald eyes crouched.

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  • Aside from its large, glowing green eyes, the creature appeared near-human with a lean body covered in some sort of leather jumper.

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  • Her hands shook as she stood there discussing her own death with a creature that resembled the Grim Reaper.

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  • The frightened creature is as ill prepared for the season as I and scurries about frantically in the deepening snow in search of sustenance.

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  • He said nothing, aware the creature before him wasn't capable of communicating a truth in a way most others could understand.  Death was from a time before time.  He would never understand what she saw when she looked out over humanity and saw its Past, Present, Future, and the soul of each human that ever lived.  The size of her vision rendered her unique interpretations puzzling, even to him.

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  • Rhyn crept carefully through the demon scouts positioned throughout the forest surrounding the castle.  The demons wore the Dark One's uniform of all black with waterproof cloaks and hoods.  The demon side of him rendered his presence similar enough to a full-demon's that the others wouldn't be alarmed.  He sized up each demon he passed, until he found one who appeared to be his size.  The creature didn't hear his soft step, and the snapping of the demon's neck was the only other sound in the falling rain.

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  • I see nothing but Gabriel's human weakness for a creature he should've let die-dead.

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  • He ascended two floors to the hallway where Kris's supplies had been stocked.  He recalled how hard it could be taking care of a helpless creature like Katie or Toby.  He strode to the chamber that had served as a department store full of clothing to Kris's Immortals.  Not surprised to find the chamber ransacked, he sifted through the remaining clothing on the floor.  He guessed Toby's size and stuffed a bag with a few items before going to the food supplies.

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  • She sped up, and so did the creature.  Katie stopped fast.  The shadow Immortal stopped with her.

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  • Katie hesitated then continued onto the path Gabriel had told her to follow.  She didn't know what the creature was.  He looked like Andre, but Andre was dead-dead, which meant the creature following them was something else.

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  • While not large, the Immortal underworld was separated by several different domains, two of which – Hell and Death's domain - were contained within shields no one could enter.  At least, no normal Immortal or demon could enter.  As a creature of both worlds, Rhyn could enter Hell, and he'd found by visiting Gabe that he was able to enter Death's domain, too.

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  • If he was dead-dead, what creature wanted her to go elsewhere and why?  If he wasn't dead-dead, why didn't he speak to her?

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  • Rhyn said nothing, aware the creature before him couldn't be trusted anymore than Death.

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  • Rhyn smiled faintly, admiring the woman before him.  She was foolishly stubborn and lippy – and he loved that about her.  She was the first creature ever to see beyond his half-demon curse.

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  • Andre ran hard for a creature that was already dead.  Katie chased him, terrified of looking back when the awful sounds seemed so close.  Only when the ground stopped trembling did Andre stop.

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  • He wasn't sure a creature that lived more than one life was lucky.

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  • The Other's words slowed, and the creature looked down at the protruding weapon.

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  • Nearly allied is the jumping Antechinomys laniger, of East Central Australia, an elegant mouse-like creature, with large oval ears, elongated limbs, a long and tufted tail and no first hind toe.

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  • The affinities of the creature are clearly with the phalangers.

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  • The four-footed creature is less than I ft.

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  • The balloon is passive; the flying creature is active.

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  • Raised by a sadistic Other who beat her, the Magician Yully had used the magic of all of them to kill the creature that planned to use her to sever the boundary between mortal and immortal worlds before wiping out Watchers and humans.

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  • Why else would they want Jenn, if not because they'd seen her name written as the mate of the one creature who could prevent them from executing goals as mysterious as those of the Watchers?

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  • You must avoid mixing your blood with his and kill any whose does, or the creature will continue to destroy your people.

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  • She knew she was damned and wasn't willing to condemn anyone else with the creature in her blood.

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  • To invite a creature like that into the heart of Tiyan…there is no evil that cannot corrupt!

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  • I'm an Oracle, a creature from the human realm who has the ability to see the future.

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  • Because apparently, to humans, explosions were more interesting than the fact they were watching him – a creature that hunted humans – cook their food.

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  • If Jonny was some sort of freaky vampire and wasn't willing to face Xander to get the necklace, did that mean Xander was some sort of … creature, too?

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  • The Oracle told my mother that she wanted to turn me into a creature beyond mercy with power no one could counter.

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  • He wrapped his arms around the creature protectively, not about to let it go until every last drop of blood was gone.

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  • I combined the two to make ' Gnat ' - a little creature that's very bothersome to big ones ' .

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  • You are certainly the most beautiful creature I ever beheld.

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  • Sightings of thecreature peaked in 1967, and then suddenly stopped.

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  • They were astonished when a gigantic gray creature rose up, shrieking into the night.

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  • They say they saw the creature again outside their houses.

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  • It stared at her through green eyes, and she frowned, uncertain why the sight of the creature bothered her.

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  • The Ully-demon launched towards him.  The tree snatched Toby and lifted him to safety, and Toby dangled far enough over Ully's head that the demon couldn't reach him.  As he watched, the Ully-demon transformed into its natural form, a creature of wings, talons, and teeth longer than Toby's fingers.

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  • The severed part retains its muscular irritability for a short time, wriggling as if it were a living creature.

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  • Her husband was a wretched creature.

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  • The ass, often a tall and handsome creature, is indigenous.

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  • The first is the particular will of the creature, the second is the universal will.

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  • Man is, in spirit, soul and body, a creature of the just and wrathful god.

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  • The analogies which connect the water with the air, the ship with the balloon, and the ship and the balloon with the flying creature and flying machine are false analogies.

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  • It resembles the flying creature only in this, that it is immersed in the ocean of air in which it sustains itself.

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  • The balloon floats because it is lighter than the air; the flying creature floats because it extracts from the air, by the vigorous downward action of its wings, a certain amount of upward recoil.

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  • The balloon is controlled by the wind; the flying creature controls the wind.

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  • Jule baited the immortal creature.

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  • The creature winked out of existence, and Jule sat up.

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  • The otherworldly creature wanted to force his hand, and he didn't understand why.

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  • She returned to the creature, which was climbing to its feet with difficulty.

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  • A creature that required blood to live.

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  • For a creature from the time-before-time, it's not always the case, Fate said.

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  • Rarely does a promotion involve conquering a creature older than time.

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  • Something told her that the interest of a man … creature like him was not a good thing.

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  • You wicked creature, I shall tell papa what you said.

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  • In each case he put the creature under deep sedation.

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  • Today this creature is the chief theoretician of the Comintern.

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  • This is imposed by direct thought transference from one creature to the other.

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  • I never knew such a strange creature, yet harmless, mind you, as the babe unborn.

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  • What a master stroke of special effects wizardry this creature is.

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  • I never had seen so wretched a looking creature.

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  • Then, having tied the wooden creature securely, the boy buckled the strap and tossed his prisoner into the buggy.

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  • Would such a gentle animal be guilty of eating a fellow creature?

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  • Even then it looked more like a mechanical toy than a living creature.

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  • The baron by all accounts is a poor creature.

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  • He certainly was a queer creature, yet Trot decided he was not at all frightful.

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  • For 4000 years they illustrated a reptilian creature in their rock shelters.

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  • According to many observations, the creature 's legs look almost reptilian or goat-like.

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  • The Sinai rips the facade off - the shy creature can become the leader.

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  • I saw that it was the simian creature who had met the launch upon the beach.

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  • We see a slithery, snake-like creature, or the tail of a slithery creature.

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  • Man by nature is a sociable creature, made for commerce.

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  • The fearsomechimera is my favorite mythical creature.

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  • The chimera is a mysterious mythical creature, only a fable.

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  • When it comes right down to it, every creature has an ideal weight.

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  • Sand dollars are a type of sea creature.

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  • Each summoned creature has different skills and abilities.

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  • By the end if the game, you will have access to 10 of these fantastic creature forms.

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  • What are some of the creature comforts that are included with each trim level?

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  • Chi Lin - This creature has the head of a dragon and body of a horse.

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  • This mythical creature is also known as the Chinese unicorn.

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  • The mythical creature, Chi Lin has the body of a horse and the head of a dragon.

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  • It could be a fantastical creature like a fairy or leprechaun, or an animal like a unicorn.

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  • Vampires are a legendary creature which can be found in folklore around the world.

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  • She's a sensual, dreamy creature who captures Virgo's heart instantly.

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  • The rat, being a clever creature, jumped onto the back of the ox.

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  • Although questionable evidence exists, no one has yet to capture the creature itself.

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  • North American Indians have a total of 60 different names for this creature.

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  • The creature was a glaring, snarling bloody skeleton of the pig.

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  • He raised his rifle and fired, and heard a yelp from the creature.

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  • The fabled creature is sighted even in the modern day.

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  • So, the search continues as sightings of the creature multiply.

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  • It is a creature that is suspected to exist, but lacks scientific support.

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  • The first public reaction to these attacks in Puerto Rico was that the mysterious and deadly creature was some horrible form of vampire. that was attacking livestock and other small animals as its form of sustenance instead of humans.

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  • Also called a lyncanthrope, it is a shapeshifter, someone that turns into either a wolf-like creature or even an actual wolf.

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  • The legend of the Loch Ness Monster is an intriguing tale of a mysterious creature living within the depths of Loch Ness in Scotland.

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  • While plenty of speculation regarding the actual existence of this creature abounds, there is no denying the captivating nature of this particular legend.

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  • Although people have speculated about the existence of an unclassified creature living in Loch Ness for thousands of years, the myth did not become an international sensation until around 1933.

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  • Soon after, the media began running stories about sightings of a creature in Loch Ness.

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  • While stories of the Loch Ness Monster seem to ebb and flow within the media, a new sighting or image of Nessie, as the creature is known, is usually all that it takes to prompt a new interest in this old legend.

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  • There is a creature living elusively in Loch Ness and has yet to be classified as a species.

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  • This body of water has some very deep portions that would be perfect for Nessie to retreat to, making it nearly impossible for scientists to get a glimpse of the creature.

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  • On the other hand, sonar scans of Loch Ness have been inconclusive with no indisputable evidence pointing to a creature residing within even the deepest depths.

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  • Nessie, as the creature is affectionately known, appeared in stories from Scotland as early as the 6th century.

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  • Today, most scientists believe it impossible that such a large creature could continue to live in the waters of Loch Ness, but others aren't convinced.

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  • Through the centuries, others reported seeing a strange hump in the water or an elephant-like creature lumbering near Loch Ness or the nearby River Ness.

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  • Those who have reported seeing the creature out of the water comment on its elephant-like skin.

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  • People who have glimpsed the creature on land also report no discernable front limbs or appendages, and use words such as lumbering to describe its gait, as if it is uncomfortable on land.

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  • People who believe that a creature like this lives in Loch Ness say that the most likely explanation of such a creature is that it is a prehistoric beast that has managed to survive in the secluded area around Loch Ness.

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  • Believers cite examples of other creatures thought to be a myth that have actually been found in recent years, such as the giant squid, as an example that a prehistoric creature may still survive in today's world.

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  • If there is one creature in the loch, there must be more in order for it to reproduce, yet no evidence exists of multiple creatures.

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  • Modern equipment, such as radar and sonar, have also increased the likelihood that if a large, 25-foot long creature lurked in the dark waters of Loch Ness, someone would find it.

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  • Given all of the accounts in and around the loch, is the creature real or just a clever story trumped up by the locals to increase tourism to a remote and beautiful location?

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  • Since no actual creature has ever been captured and documented, the proof of Nessie is left to the individual.

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  • If Nessie truly is a cryptid of unexplained origin or a descendent of the plesiosaurs, the creature could be one of the last of its kind.

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  • So many photos are blurry that Sasquatch photographs are often called blobsquatch pictures because the image of the supposed creature is just one big blog in the background.

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  • It's unlikely that any one Sasquatch photograph would convince people of the creature's existence, but added to a body of evidence, including footprints and videos, it would certainly help convince the skeptics.

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  • Just as biologists patiently wait for shy animals to emerge from the forest to be captured on camera, Sasquatch hunters must also remain patient since it's believed that the elusive creature shies away from human habitation.

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  • By that time, the shy creature has already melted back into the forest gloom away from the prying eyes of humans and camera lenses.

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  • Add to that the initial shock, surprise or even terror of unexpectedly seeing a huge ape-like creature, and you can understand why there isn't any better photographic evidence.

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  • Was this eerie creature a new cryptid, or is there a simple explanation for what people reported seeing?

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  • A newspaper reporter subsequently dubbed the creature as"The Mothman" and the appellation stuck.

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  • The first sighting of the strange, seven-foot tall part moth/part human creature occurred on November 15, 1966.

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  • The terrified teens hopped back into the car and drove off in a hurry, but the creature chased them along Route 62.

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  • Whatever you believe, the Mothman is another fascinating, legendary creature.

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  • Christ was only a creature (KTiaµa), and obtained the title of Christ the Son of God in the reign of Octavius Caesar by way of grace and remuneration for fulfilment of the command.

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  • The fragments in Origen represent Jacob as speaking and claiming to be "the first servant in God's presence," "the first-begotten of every creature animated by God," and declaring that the angel who wrestled with Jacob (and was identified by Christians with Christ) was only eighth in rank.

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  • The guinea-pig is a singularly inoffensive and defenceless creature, of a restless disposition, and wanting in that intelligence which usually characterizes domestic pets, although said to show some discrimination.

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  • Fully adult gorillas have never been seen alive in captivity - and perhaps never will be, as the creature is ferocious and morose to a degree.

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  • A creature of the Arrabbiati, a Franciscan friar named Francesco di Puglia, challenged Savonarola to prove the truth of his doctrines by the ordeal of fire.

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  • It is often depicted with a flowing tail, which appendix attests close observation of nature; for the mino-game, as it is called, represents a tortoise to which, in the course of many scores of years, confcrvae have attached themselves so as to form an appendage of long green locks as the creature swims about.

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  • This creature displays an almost unexampled frequency and extent of distribution in the whole North Sea, in the western parts of the Baltic, near the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland and the English coasts, so that it may be regarded as a characteristic North Sea echinoderm form.

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  • This creature is semi-aquatic and lives chiefly on fishes; it grows to a length of about 5 ft.; the general colour is reddish to dark brown, FIG.

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  • The second Lord Shaftesbury appears to have been a poor creature, both physically and mentally.

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  • Now, on the 11th of June 1568, Lennox was in the company of John Wood, a creature of Moray's, and Wood, as we saw, brought copies of the Scots renderings of the Letters into England in May - June 1568.

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  • That Machiavelli separated the actual Cesare Borgia, whom he afterwards saw, ruined and contemptible, at Rome, from this radiant creature of his political fancy, is probable.

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  • He seems to admit, however, that the Deity might make certain particles of matter indivisible in this sense, that no creature should be able to divide them.

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  • The popular revolutionary tune of Spain, the "himno de Riego," is named after him, and his picture is hung in the Cortes, but he was a poor creature, and a bad example of the light-headed military agitators who have caused Spain much misery.

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  • Ameghino argues that this creature is still living, while Dr Moreno advances the theory that the animal has been extinct for a long period, and that it was domesticated by a people of great antiquity, who dwelt there prior to the Indians.

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  • All through the years of conflict he had "but one end in view, that no one should call the Word of God a creature, or the Manhood which was assumed incomplete."

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  • The polar or white bear (Ursus maritimus), common to the Arctic regions of both hemispheres, is distinguished from the other species by having the soles of the feet covered with close-set hairs, - in adaptation to the wants of the creature, the bear being thereby enabled to walk securely on slippery ice.

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  • Dadaya macrops (Sars, 1901), from South America and Ceylon, has a very large eye and an eye-spot fully as large, but it is a very small creature, odd in its behaviour, moving by jumps at the very surface of the water.

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  • The Zapotecs, who call the creature Talachini, and other tribes of Mexico have endowed it with fabulous properties and fear it more than the most poisonous snakes.

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  • In the lavatory, or vestibule connecting the chapterhouse with the choir, Marjory Anderson, a poor half-crazy creature, a soldier's widow, took up her quarters in 1748.

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  • That the silkworm is subject to many serious diseases is only to be expected of a creature which for upwards of 4000 years has been propagated under purely artificial conditions, and these most frequently of a very insanitary nature, and where, not the healthy life of the insect, but the amount of silk it could be made to yield, was the object of the cultivator.

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  • At his best he was a " good and gentle creature," but too kindly and generous to rule others.

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  • Mary Stuart was in many respects the creature of her age, of her creed, and of her station; but the noblest and most noteworthy qualities of her nature were independent of rank, opinion or time.

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  • The indispensableness of such abundant things as air, water and light is readily explained by saying that their very abundance has evolved a creature dependent on them.

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  • The sensation of fear or the restriction of movement and the obtaining of food without exertion evidently prevent the normal development of the creature.

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  • The election was ultimately determined by the diplomacy and the gold of Philip's agents, and the new pope, Clement V., was the weak-willed creature of the French king, to whom he owed the tiara.

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  • David, who spent some time in the Albert Edward district, that the creature dwells in the most dense parts of the primeval forest, where there is an undergrowth of solid-leaved, swamp-loving plants, such as arum, Donax and Phrynium, which, with orchids and climbing plants, form a thick and confused mass of vegetation.

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  • By the Arabianized emancipated slaves of the Albert Edward district the okapi is known as the kenge, o-a-pi being the Pigmies' name for the creature.

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  • It assumes that man can, like the gods, withdraw himself out of reach of all external influences, and thus, as a sage, " live like a god among men, seeing that the man is in no wise like a mortal creature who lives in undying blessedness."

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  • On her monument at Bromley he placed an inscription extolling the charms of her person and of her manners; and when, long after her decease, he had occasion to mention her, he exclaimed with a tenderness half ludicrous, half pathetic, "Pretty creature !"

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  • Some of the old writers supposed that they served as hooks by which the creature could rest its head on a branch.

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  • This little creature, which has many of the features of a Trochosphere larva, swims about at the surface of the sea for about a month and grows rapidly.

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  • Their central idea was pantheistic, that God is essentially in every creature, but though many of them were sincere and honest in their attempt to express the doctrine of the Divine immanence, they were in the main unable to hold the balance.

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  • The stomach is globular, rather muscular, with a pair of tendinous centres like those of birds; its size is comparatively small, but the digestion is so rapid and powerful that every bone of the creature's prey is dissolved whilst still being stowed away in the wide and long gullet.

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  • When the creature has swallowed the spiked bait it keeps its jaws so firmly closed that it can be dragged out of the water.

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  • Although an inveterate destroyer of eggs, this little creature prefers those of birds and the soft-shelled eggs of lizards to the very hard and strong-shelled eggs which are deeply buried in the crocodile's nest.

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  • The " creature " of Charles, as he called himself, this burly, violent scholar, buffoon and bully, was reckoned a patriot.

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  • In the interests of humanity care should be taken that the earth-stopper always has with him a small terrier, as it is often necessary to "stop-out" permanently; and unless a dog is run through the drain some unfortunate creature in it, a fox, cat or rabbit, may be imprisoned and starved to death.

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  • The smallest is the slender loris (Loris gracilis) of the forests of Madras and Ceylon, a creature smaller than a squirrel.

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  • In this creature, which was not larger than a European hare, there was the full number of 44 teeth, which formed a regular series, without any long gaps, and with the canines but little taller than the incisors, while the hinder cheek-teeth, although of the crescentic type, were low-crowned.

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  • In addition to the above there is an extraordinary North American Miocene giraffe-necked camel (Alticamelus), a creature of the size of a giraffe, with similarly elongated neck and limbs, and evidently adapted for browsing on trees.

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  • Among other dogs of India are the pariah, which is merely a mongrel, run wild and half starved; the poligar dog, an immense creature peculiar to the south; the greyhound, used for coursing; and the mastiff of Tibet and Bhutan.

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  • At the same time he ordered all his subjects to honour Ali as the best creature of God after the Prophet, and forbade the praise of Moawiya.

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  • It forms also the matter, as it were, out of which the world is created; without the dark and fiery principle, we are told, there would be no creature.

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  • They therefore denied it, and accepted Jesus Christ, not as incarnate God, but as God's highest creature by whom all else was created, or as the perfect man who taught the true doctrine of God.

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  • Numerous species of monkey are found in Borneo, including the wahwah, a kind of gibbon, a creature far more human in appearance and habits than the orang-utan, and several Semnopitheci, such as the long-nosed ape and the golden-black or chrysomelas.

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  • He who injures no creature obtains without effort what he thinks of, what he strives for, and what he fixes his mind on.

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  • One of the most puzzling features in its structure, and, at the same time, one of the greatest obstacles to the view that it is essentially primitive and not merely a degenerate creature, is the entire absence of the paired organs of special sense, olfactory, optic and auditory, which are so characteristic of the higher vertebrates.

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  • Amphioxus is a small fish-like creature attaining a maximum length of about 3 in., semitransparent in appearance, showing iridescent play of colour.

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  • When, therefore, he returned to inhabit Florence in 1534, he did so as the creature of the dissolute Alessandro de' Medici.

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  • Against the spirit which would treat the church as the mere creature of the state Keble had long chafed inwardly, and now he made his outward protest, asserting the claim of the church to a heavenly origin and a divine prerogative.

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  • This appears, on the one hand, in the use of expressions having a Modalistic ring about them - see especially the poems of Commodian, written about the time of Valerian - and, on the other hand, in the rejection of the doctrine that the Son is subordinate to the Father and is a creature (witness the controversy between Dionysius of Alexandria and Dionysius of Rome), as well as in the readiness of the West to accept the formula of Athanasius, that the Father and the Son are one and the same in substance (O,uoou6coc).

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  • The common carp (Cyprinus carpio), originally a Chinese fish, has for centuries been acclimatized in Europe, where indeed it is in places a true domestic creature, with definite variations.

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  • Man's duty is undoubtedly to join in the common service of sentient beings; but his final goal is to rise above the toils and comforts of the visible creature into the vast bosom of a peaceful Nirvana.

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  • The name tarsier refers to the great elongation of two of the bones of the tarsus, or ankle, and spectrum to the huge goggle-like eyes and attenuated form which constitute two of the most distinctive features of this weird little creature.

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  • These are arranged, professedly on the basis of the aphorism of Augustine, Lombard's favourite authority, that "omnis doctrina vel rerum est vel signorum," into four books, of which the first treats of God, the second of the creature, the third of the incarnation, the work of redemption, and the virtues, and the fourth of the seven sacraments and eschatology.

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  • The ship floats upon water and the balloon upon air; but the ship differs from the balloon, and the ship and the balloon differ from the flying creature and flying machine.

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  • A sailing ship is supported by the water and requires merely to be propelled; a flying creature and a flying machine constructed on the living type require to be both supported and propelled.

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  • The physical properties of water and air explain in a great measure how the sailing ship differs from the balloon, and how the latter differs from the flying creature and flying machine constructed on the natural type.

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  • The balloon in the absence of wind can only rise and fall in a vertical line; the flying creature can fly in a horizontal plane in any given direction.

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  • The balloon is inefficient because of its levity; the flying creature is efficient because of its weight.

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  • The inertia of the mass of the flying creature enables it to control and direct its movements in the air.

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  • She regulates the surfaces to the strength and weight of the flying creature and the air currents to which the surfaces are to be exposed and upon which they are to operate.

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  • The figure-of-8 and kite-like action of the wing referred to lead us to explain how it happens that the wing, which in many instances is a comparatively small and delicate organ, can yet attack the air with such vigour as to extract from it the recoil necessary to elevate and propel the flying creature.

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  • In this case the air in rapid motion strikes the under surface of the kite and forces it up. The string and the hand are to the kite what the weight of the flying creature is to the inclined planes formed by its wings.

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  • The way in which the natural wing rises and falls on the air, and reciprocates with the body of the flying creature, has a very obvious bearing upon artificial flight.

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  • It only remains to be stated that the wing acts as a true kite, during both the down and the up strokes, its under concave or biting surface, in virtue of the forward travel communicated to it by the body of the flying creature, being closely applied to the air, during both its ascent and its descent.

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  • The intimacy between him and this "brown, beautiful, bold but insipid creature," as John Evelyn calls her, who chose to be known as Mrs Barlow (Barlo) lasted with intervals till the autumn of 1651, and Charles claimed the paternity of a child born in 1649, whom he subsequently created duke of Monmouth.

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  • The smallest of all deer is the Chilian pudu (Padua pudu), a creature not much larger than a hare, with almost rudimentary antlers.

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  • Arians and Semi-Arians seemed to him to be pagans, who worship the creature, instead of the God who created all things, since they teach two gods, one having no beginning, the other having a beginning in Time and therefore of the same nature as the heathen gods, since, like them, he is a creature.

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  • He was the creature of every passing mood or whim, incapable of cool and steady judgment or of the slightest self-control - an incalculable weathercock, blindly obsequious to every blast of passion.

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  • To render the organization of this creature perfect in relation to its wants, it is provided with three long filaments inserted along the middle of the head, which are, in fact, the detached and modified three first spines of the anterior dorsal fin.

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  • The creature is represented crawling on the sea-floor, but it may equally well have been a floating animal.

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  • The term parasite, from meaning a "hanger-on," has been transferred to any living creature which lives on another one.

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  • Yet it seems plain that he considered Sabellianizing reduction of the Divine Persons to phases or modes in the unity a lesser evil than regarding the Logos (with Arius) as a creature, however dignified.

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  • It was not long after it had settled in office that Peel's government, the creature of an anxious Conservative reaction, began to be suspected of drifting toward Manchester.

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  • The important place, however, which this creature must always have held in their estimation is evident from the existence of more than three hundred native words in connexion with reindeer.

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  • Christian love is conceived (after Augustine) as primarily love to God (beyond the natural yearning of the creature after its ultimate good), which expands into love towards all God's creatures as created by him, and so ultimately includes even self-love.

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  • Moral goodness, then, in a " sensible creature " implies primarily disinterested affections, whose direct object is the good of others; but Shaftesbury does not mean (as he has been misunderstood to mean) that only such benevolent social impulses are good, and that these are always good.

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  • He is convinced that virtue (where it is more than a mere pretence) is purely artificial; but not quite certain whether it is a useless trammel of appetites and passions that are advantageous to society, or a device creditable to the politicians who introduced it by playing upon the " pride and vanity " of the " silly creature man."

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  • The cabinet of the 26th of October 1851 gave the ministry for war to his creature Saint-Arnaud.

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  • When bent on a dangerous expedition, the men will seek help from this clumsy creature, but in what way his opinions are made known is nowhere recorded."

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  • Philip took advantage of this hatred of the lower classes and the cowardice of, his creature, Pope Clement V., to satisfy his desire for money.

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  • Then so far as regards longevity, the period of a worker-bee's existence is not measured by numbering its days but simply by wear and tear, the marvellous intricacy and wonderful perfection of its framework being so delicate in construction that after six or seven weeks of strenuous toil, such as the bee undergoes in summer time, the little creature's labour is ended by a natural death.

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  • Youatt, who conjectures the horse to have been, " then as ever, the creature of the country in which he lived.

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  • Satan is, however, held to be a creature who has by abuse of his freedom been estranged from, and opposed to his Creator, and who at last will be conquered by moral means.

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  • In the absence of Decazes a new favourite was found to amuse the king's old age, Madame du Cayla (Zoe Talon, comtesse du Cayla), a protegee of the vicomte Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld and consequently a creature of the Ultras.

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  • We discovered there is a creature here that can steal the Guardians' power and use it to rupture the breach.

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  • The creature that can prevent us from healing the rupture is near here.

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  • The Watcher had been up front with him about the mission, which meant there was much more than the immortal creature was saying.

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  • The woman before him was just discovering her power and was on the leash of a creature that knew neither compassion nor mercy.

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  • I bet the Watchers were counting on manipulating the only creature in the mortal realm that can battle an Other on earth.

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  • Sofia shivered, unable to help the trickle of fear and pure hatred for the sick creature who tortured Darian.

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  • As ugly as the aged creature before her was, there was something about him that left her feeling safe for the first time since arriving to Hell.

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  • Her eyes were riveted to his frame in a way that warned her the bond she'd felt with Gabriel was now with this creature.

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  • A creature that powerful has no need to lie, until he wants to lure you to Hell.

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  • Deidre still couldn't fathom that she'd been turned into some sort of supernatural creature.

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  • She walked to her chamber then paused, thinking about the ugly creature that was Zamon.

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  • Can you not see the appeal of a source of appeasement to a creature older than time?

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  • Knowing the most powerful creature – one the Dark One himself exiled at one point for his ruthlessness – had taken over Hell was another matter entirely.

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  • There was only one creature in any world that deserved to suffer from a blood-bond, and that was past-Death.

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  • His pointed teeth, soulless eyes and rumbling growl gave away the otherwise human-looking creature as a demon.

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  • He really thought her some sort of underworldly creature that somehow ended up washed up on the beach.

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  • Her gaze traveled from the gloomy fortress to the sickly sky to the creature before her, whose fangs seemed to have grown even longer.

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  • By the tattooed bands wrapped around his arms --each one depicting a millennium --the creature was nearly as old as Andre, the eldest of Rhyn's brothers.

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  • She went to him, shaking with the thought of being vulnerable to a creature like Sasha again.

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  • She couldn't imagine potty training one let alone training some ancient creature to contradict his nature.

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  • Kiera was near tears and began to squirm when the six-legged creature came into sight again.

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  • The woman was more peculiar than any ten-legged creature he'd met on any other planet.

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  • Instead, she was greeted by shrieks from Martha and Gladys, causing her to drop the poor creature and flee in terror, stark contrast to her anticipated moment of glory.

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  • And what of the dear creature unborn and unknowing who may dwell within my womb?

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  • This animal held no resemblance to the docile creature the vampires knew.

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  • When woken this morning the pathetic creature opted for a lie-in.

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  • By chance he finally glimpses the elusive creature - a beautiful sea nymph, who has crossed into our world from her own.

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  • But he was soon to find the lifestyle oppressive, despite the creature comforts.

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  • The main challenge facing today's perry maker is one of supply, for the perry maker is one of supply, for the perry pear is a delicate creature.

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  • There was a hunchbacked, goggle-eyed creature behind a desk, with glasses which made his eyes look like a newborn piglet 's.

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  • The exhibition is bursting with fascinating and unusual exhibits including a tank of live piranhas, the giant mole and a beached sea creature.

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  • Creature Features Creature Features is a BRAND NEW interactive animal land with inquisitive meerkats, wallabies, rheas, skunks and prickly porcupines.

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  • However a giant monster lurks at the bottom and their experiments wake the creature, which goes on a destructive rampage.

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  • According to many observations, the creature's legs look almost reptilian or goat-like.

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  • I did not feel the same repugnance toward this creature which I had experienced in my encounters with the other Beast Men.

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  • Thus, although its amenities may be a bit rustic, the Green Tortoise attends assiduously to a wide variety of desirable creature comforts.

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  • In the second, players design a creature which must establish itself in the game world, and evolve until it achieves sentience.

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  • Rather than a hideously deformed creature hiding under the traffic cone, we saw an almost handsome skinhead.

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  • We see a slithery, snake-like creature, or the tail of a slithery, snake-like creature, or the tail of a slithery creature.

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  • The creature's soft, black eyes, slick as wet tarmac regarded me with what I can only describe as recognition.

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  • It was about a creature sent to Earth on some unknown mission, who had mysterious powers including telepathy.

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  • The exuberant cry fades, stills, rises to an exultant roar and the creature bolts, startled by its own temerity.

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  • Come and explore the undergrowth, then make a mask or a model of your favorite wild creature.

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  • What creature but man, in the brotherhood created by nature, has made brothers unequal?

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  • Reindeer can be found living wild in parts of Norway but perhaps the most curious creature is the wolverine.

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  • Penguin or Pingu launch the rules are simple you simply batter the poor defenseless creature with a club and attempt to gain maximum yardage.

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  • In 74, by a lavish use of bribes, Verres secured the city praetorship, and, as a creature of Sulla, abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.

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  • The reason for this extreme degeneration is probably to be found in the sandy nature of the soil in which the creature burrows, a substance which would evidently irritate and inflame any functional remnant of an eye.

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  • As already mentioned, Thylacoleo was originally regarded as a carnivorous creature, but this view was subsequently disputed, and its diet supposed to consist of soft roots, bulbs and fruits, with an occasional small bird or mammal.

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  • Other terrestrial marsupials are the wombat (Phascolomys), a large, clumsy, burrowing animal, not unlike a pig, which attains a weight of from 60 to 100 lb; the bandicoot (Perameles), a rat-like creature whose depredations annoy the agriculturist; the native cat (Dasyurus), noted robber of the poultry yard; the Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus), which preys on large game; and the recently discovered Notoryctes, a small animal which burrows like a mole in the desert of the interior.

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  • The shell of the Pulmonata, though always light and delicate, is in many cases a well-developed spiral " house," into which the creature can withdraw itself; and, although the foot possesses no operculum, yet in Helix the aperture of the shell is closed in the winter by a complete lid, the " hybernaculum," more or less calcareous in nature, which is secreted by the froot.

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