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.
I'll pluck their eyes from their head!
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.
To be able to pluck two such treasures and eliminate another is worthy of praise from high!
An unprovoked attack from the boy next above him led to a fight, in which Newton's pluck gave him the victory.
- Animals to breed from should be of good blood, sound and compactly built, with good pluck and free from nervous excitability and vicious tendency.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
On some of the bushes might be seen a bud, a blossom, a baby, a half-grown person and a ripe one; but even those ready to pluck were motionless and silent, as if devoid of life.
Best I pluck one from their pack and nicely convince that person to share their secret with Daddy!
It is admitted that her extraordinary pluck and sense of leadership were responsible for this result.