The whine of a straggling hound could be heard.
As she stepped back outside, the sound of the hound was getting closer.
In the distance a hound bayed – something she had only heard in movies.
God knows who else will hound you if they have any idea of your capabilities.
Shortly after he kills Culann, the smith's hound, a huge watch-dog.
Thus they circle until they fall upon the recent trail of a fox, for a wise hound will forsake everything else for this.
In the early periods of their history the Greeks depended too much on their nets to capture game, and it was not until later times that they pursued their prey with dogs, and then not with greyhounds, which run by sight, but with beagles, the dwarf hound which is still very popular.
Often, however, when a hound is five or six years old he begins to lack speed.
The etymology of the word is unknown; "hound" represents the common Teutonic term (Ger.
At the same instant, with a cry like a wail, first one hound, then another, and then another, sprang helter-skelter from the wood opposite and the whole pack rushed across the field toward the very spot where the wolf had disappeared.
The dachshund, or badger hound, is of German origin, and like the basset hound was originally an elongated distorted hound with crooked legs, employed in baiting and hunting badgers, but now greatly improved and made more definite by the arts of the breeder.
Is it some ill-fed village hound yielding to the instinct of the chase? or the lost pig which is said to be in these woods, whose tracks I saw after the rain?
Spencer, has versified the tale of Llewelyn, king of Wales, leaving Gelert and the baby prince at home, returning to find Gelert stained with,the blood of a wolf, and killing the hound because he thought his child was slain.
Well, you see, first I thought that Rugay, the red hound, was like Uncle, and that if he were a man he would always keep Uncle near him, if not for his riding, then for his manner.
From the aurochs (zimbru), in pursuit of which Dragosh first arrived on the banks of the Moldova, is derived the ox-head of the Moldavian national arms, and from his favourite hound who perished in the waters the name of the river.
Successive masters continued the sport until 1825, when the fine pack, descended probably from the bloodhound crossed with the old southern hound, was sold in London.
ST KENTIGERN, or Mungo ("dear friend," a name given to him, according to Jocelyn, by St Servanus), a Briton of Strathclyde, called by the Goidels In Glaschu, " the Grey Hound," was, according to the legends preserved in the lives which remain, of royal descent.
At length the old hound burst into view with muzzle to the ground, and snapping the air as if possessed, and ran directly to the rock; but, spying the dead fox, she suddenly ceased her hounding as if struck dumb with amazement, and walked round and round him in silence; and one by one her pups arrived, and, like their mother, were sobered into silence by the mystery.
Another version is the medieval romance in The Seven Wise Masters of In the edition printed by Wynkyn de Worde it is told by "the first master" - a knight had one son, a greyhound and a falcon; the knight went to a tourney, a snake attacked the son, the falcon roused the hound, which killed the serpent, lay down by the cradle, and was killed by the knight, who discovered his error, like Llewelyn, and similarly repented (Villon Society, British Museum reprint, by Gomme and Wheatley).
The tradition of Gelert, Llewelyn's hound, being buried there is old in Wales; and common to it and India is the legend of a dog (or ichneumon) saving a child from a beast of prey (or reptile), and being killed by the child's father under the delusion that the animal had slain the infant.
It is in its essence, and it is a main condition of its success, to kindle into fierce exercise among great masses of men the destructive and combative passions - passions as fierce and as malevolent as that with which the hound hunts the fox to its death or the tiger springs upon its prey.
A number of monsters, as Echidna, Geryon and the hound of hell, were born of the loves of various elemental powers.
Exceptional animals naturally do exceptional things, and a famous hound called Potentate is recorded by the 8th duke of Beaufort to have done notable service in the hunting field for eleven seasons.
The young hound begins cub-hunting when he is some eighteen months old, and as a rule is found to improve until his third or fourth season, though some last longer than this.
Madame Souza and her faithful hound Bruno leave to track them down.
No matter which way we turn, the hound of fate places another steaming turd in our path.
Hunting with hounds The fox - a hunter himself - is either cleanly killed by the leading hound or gets away unscathed.
The press hound the lovers, the government spin doctors try to suppress all news and Joanna's husband becomes very vindictive.
In which case, he'd sure picked the right girl to hound.
The smith laments that all his property is of no value now that his watchman is slain, whereupon the young hero offers to guard his domains until a whelp of the hound's has grown.
From this the boy received the name of Ca Chulinn or Culann's Hound.
The term "hunting" has come to be applied specially to the pursuit of such quarries as the stag or fox, or to following an artificially laid scent, with horse and hound.
Strutt also gives an engraving, assigned by him to the 14th century, in which three hunters, one of whom blows a horn, are represented as unearthing a fox, which is pursued by a single hound.
The old badge of the family was a "talbot" or running hound.
Let's get out of this here kennel and let the hound dogs scrap for themselves.
In the distance a hound bayed â€“ something she had only heard in movies.
basset hound in North Essex.
There are runs to suit everyone from the nervous beginner to the powder hound.
blenny of lobsters, Pollock, Spider crabs, common blennies and a smooth hound - a dog fish to you lot.
Peter White reports that the single hound in the pen was severely chastised by the huntsman tho there is no video of this.
The donkey brayed, the hound barked, the cat mewed, and the rooster crowed.
disregard for the welfare of this hound in his care.
While some of the pictures are merely dutiful scene-setting, others are exciting enhancements of the story (cf. the Hound of the Baskervilles!
In fact, I would generally harry, hassle and hound them until they give up or leave the country.
headless ghost of the hound is seen from time wandering through the bar at closing time looking for his lost head.
hell hound moved toward the sound.
The hunted fox is either killed immediately by the leading hound or he gets clean away.
You wait ages for a phantom hound, and then two come along!
Can it really be possible that a spectral, supernatural hound lurks on the barren moor?
Meetings or ` stakes `, whether driven or walked-up are usually for 32 or 16 hounds with the occasional 24 hound stake organized.
hound dog rock n roll club in Essex.
She lives with her partner and their basset hound in North Essex.
Despite exhaustive enquiries the groom could find no reports of any of the local fox hound being out that late the previous evening.
Introduction to the Pharaoh hound The Kennel Club describes the dog as ' medium sized, of noble bearing with clean cut lines.
The Beagle - another athletic hare hunting hound yet only sixteen inches high.
interbreedly these two types became interbred to produce the hound we know today.
phantom hound, and then two come along!
Smugglers were the " Hound's " principal prey, but she took several small enemy privateers during the French war.
A natural countryside that works together where man, horse, hound, wildlife, including foxes all become self reliant on each other.
Finding the hound lulled to sleep, the children pass tests required to reach an inner sanctum.
Just a dirty old shack, Where the hound dogs bark, That we called our home.
shooting by a competent marksman ), to be humane and which do not require the use of a hound pack.
One was a life size statue of a sitting Afghan Hound in the man's study and that seemed topical.
Characteristics The Afghan Hound is a square built dog with a proud head carriage, eastern expression and a long silky topknot.
Some Dartmoor writers refer to Great hound tor which distinguishes it from the other Hound tor on the north moor.
- Bloodhound, otterhound, foxhound, harrier, beagle, basset hound (smooth and rough), dachshund, greyhound, deerhound, Borzoi, Irish wolfhound, whippet, pointer, setter (English, Irish and black and tan), retriever (flat-coated, curlycoated and Labrador), spaniel (Irish water, water other than Irish, Clumber, Sussex, field, English springer, other than Clumber, Sussex and field: Welsh springer, red and white and Cocker); fox terriers (smoothand wire-coated); Irish terrier, Scotch terrier, Welsh terrier, Dandie Dinmont terrier, Skye terrier (prick-eared and drop-eared), Airedale terrier and Bedlington terrier.
Occasionally she even joined in the king's sports, though here her only recorded exploit was her accidental shooting of James's "most principal and special hound," Jewel.
It is mentioned Sir Walter Scott in " The Lay of the Last Minstrel " " For he was speechless, ghastly, wan Like him of whom the story ran Who spoke the spectre hound in Man."
He knew me, said Natasha, referring to her favorite hound.
Humane trapping, shooting by a competent marksman), to be humane and which do not require the use of a hound pack.
One was a life size statue of a sitting Afghan Hound in the man 's study and that seemed topical.
Some Dartmoor writers refer to Great Hound tor which distinguishes it from the other Hound tor on the north moor.
The press hound the lovers, the government spin doctors try to suppress all news and Joanna 's husband becomes very vindictive.
The Black Dog is often known as Black Shuck, Wisht Hound, Guytrash, Shriker, Barguest, or Grim.
I have a usually healthy seven-year-old, fifty-five pound hound mix that seems to be sick.
I adopted a Basset Hound from a rescue in March of 2007.
I have a female Basset Hound that I am trying to breed.
The Haute Hound Pet Boutique: Based in Jupiter, Florida, this retailer specializes in high fashion pet accessories for the most discriminating pups.
Graceful Greyhounds: Greyhounds, Salukis and some of the other sight hound breeds have slender and delicate necks.
One very entertaining commercial for Kibbles 'n' Bits Dog Food shows the story of a rather glum Bassett Hound making it clear to his family that he wants food that is like the food they are eating at dinner.
The Healthy Hound Bakery offers delicious healthy treats including peanut butter and carob candy canes, gift baskets and assorted Christmas cookies.
They hound you to buy a week in a resort but as annoying as they can be, they can save you hundreds of dollars.
If you are in search of line dance moves, you may want to check out an informative website such as Knowledge Hound.
For a huge list of links that lead to demonstrations of dance steps via video feed, visit Knowledge Hound, which provides a lion's share of resources in all dance genres.
Knowledge Hound offers patterns for dolls and stuffed animals.
Knowledge Hound: lots of articles on how to make specific garments for the Renaissance period.
The Fox and the Hound (1981): A fox and hound just want to be friends and they don't understand why everyone else wants them to be enemies.
Hound Dog was written by legendary songwriting team Lieber and Stoller and was a blues hit for Big Mama Thornton before Presley remade it in rock style and took it to the top of the charts in 1956.
faithful hound to life again.
fox hound being out that late the previous evening.
The hound is the natural predator of the fox and finding foxes with hounds is the surest way and swiftest method of control.
Then they were accomplished hunters, able to bring down anything from hare to gazelle (hence gazelle hound ).
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