A curious smile passed over Polly's face and she put up her glass to hide her eyes, as she said: "I think you are bats
sometimes, but women are taught to wear masks, and that accounts for it, I suppose.
Hence when an organ, however abnormal it may be, has been transmitted in approximately the same condition to many modified descendants, as in the case of the wing of the bat
, it must have existed, according to my theory, for an immense period in nearly the same state; and thus it comes to be no more variable than any other structure.
Aislabie stood by looking on in his white hat, leaning on a bat
, in benevolent enjoyment.
Many of the windows were unglazed, and bats
flew in and out like doves out of a dove-cote.
Maggie thought it very likely that the round house had snakes on the floor, and bats
in the bedroom; for she had seen Bob take off his cap to show Tom a little snake that was inside it, and another time he had a handful of young bats
: altogether, he was an irregular character, perhaps even slightly diabolical, judging from his intimacy with snakes and bats
; and to crown all, when Tom had Bob for a companion, he didn't mind about Maggie, and would never let her go with him.
There the physician approached him with the bat
he had made, saying, "Take this, sire, and strike the ball till you feel your hand and whole body in a glow.
From house to house warm winter robes are spread, And through the pine-woods red Floats up the sound of the washerman's bat
who plies His hurried task ere the brief noon wanes and dies.
From a drawer he produced what seemed to me to be the upper portion of the wing of a large bat
Everybody wants to bat
first, and as soon as he is out he bowls unless you are the better wrestler, and while you are wrestling with him the fielders have scattered to play at something else.
who fell upon the ground and was caught by a Weasel pleaded to be spared his life.
The more he was thus injured, the more and the harder did Patsy bat
He replied: They are like the punning riddles which are asked at feasts or the children's puzzle about the eunuch aiming at the bat
, with what he hit him, as they say in the puzzle, and upon what the bat