I'll tell you something more," he continued, just as it seemed he had finished, and just in time to interrupt Daughtry away from his third attempt to ferret
out the true inwardness of the situation on the Mary Turner and of the Ancient Mariner's part in it.
of ideas did not deny himself the pleasure of spying upon sentiment, and this woman interested him more than any of the others to whom he had attached himself.
9-12) One day a thirsty Mouse who had escaped the ferret
, dangerous foe, set his soft muzzle to the lake's brink and revelled in the sweet water.
I may add, that as some organisms will breed most freely under the most unnatural conditions (for instance, the rabbit and ferret
kept in hutches), showing that their reproductive system has not been thus affected; so will some animals and plants withstand domestication or cultivation, and vary very slightly--perhaps hardly more than in a state of nature.
We knew what we did call him, and were afraid Minora would in time ferret
it out and enter it in her note-book.
He was also anxious about the future, reflecting that the police must detain Helen and Margaret for the inquest and ferret
the whole thing out.
Desperately bold at last, the persecuted animals bolted above- ground--the terrier accounted for one, the keeper for another; Rawdon, from flurry and excitement, missed his rat, but on the other hand he half-murdered a ferret
You take his left arm, Bunny, and hang on to that like a ferret
, and I'll do the rest.
Afterwards my friend took the trouble to ferret
out the complete record of that man for me.
, Measter Tom," said Bob, eagerly,--"them white ferrets
wi' pink eyes; Lors, you might catch your own rots, an' you might put a rot in a cage wi' a ferret
, an' see 'em fight, you might.
I'm as sharp,' said Quilp to him, at parting, 'as sharp as a ferret
, and as cunning as a weazel.
In another year I shall be able to begin advertising ferrets
for sale in the sporting papers.