Far back on the side of the head, and low down, near the angle of either whale's jaw
, if you narrowly search, you will at last see a lashless eye, which you would fancy to be a young colt's eye; so out of all proportion is it to the magnitude of the head.
Environed by them, while the Woodman and the Farmer worked unheeded, those two of the large jaws
, and those other two of the plain and the fair faces, trod with stir enough, and carried their divine rights with a high hand.
Scrooge knew this, by the smart sound its teeth made, when the jaws
were brought together by the bandage.
Nay, it was better to die in the jaws
of the wolves, and at once.
Nothing could hunt it, because its whole body was covered with scales, which were harder than stone or metal; its two great eyes shone by night, and even by day, like the brightest lamps, and anyone who had the ill luck to look into those eyes became as it were bewitched, and was obliged to rush of his own accord into the monster's jaws
The thing was about the size of a Shetland pony, but its head bore a slight resemblance to that of a frog, except that the jaws
were equipped with three rows of long, sharp tusks.
It angered him too, and at such times his mighty jaws
came nearer to closing in the soft flesh of his friend than at any other, for he was still an ape, with an ape's short temper and brutal instincts; but the difficulty was in catching his tormentor while his rage lasted, for when he lost his head and rushed madly into close quarters with the boy he discovered that the stinging hail of blows released upon him always found their mark and effectually stopped him--effectually and painfully.
The light from the hearth quivered upon the flowers and foliage that were wrought into its oaken back; and the lion's head at the summit seemed almost to move its jaws
and shake its mane.
Without rest or pause--while those frumious jaws
Went savagely snapping around- He skipped and he hopped, and he floundered and flopped, Till fainting he fell to the ground.
While I regarded the terrific animal, and more especially the appearance on its breast, with a feeling or horror and awe -- with a sentiment of forthcoming evil, which I found it impossible to quell by any effort of the reason, I perceived the huge jaws
at the extremity of the proboscis suddenly expand themselves, and from them there proceeded a sound so loud and so expressive of wo, that it struck upon my nerves like a knell and as the monster disappeared at the foot of the hill, I fell at once, fainting, to the floor.
Toto did not approve this new comrade at first, for he could not forget how nearly he had been crushed between the Lion's great jaws
Each branch ends in a set of strong jaws
, which have been known to drag down and devour large and formidable beasts of prey.