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Mendicant priests do not prowl among them with baskets begging for the church and eating up their substance.
By and by she tucked them up in the great bed in the home under the trees, but she herself slept that night in the little house, and Peter kept watch outside with drawn sword, for the pirates could be heard carousing far away and the wolves were on the prowl.
As he was approaching from the rear he found it but lightly guarded and what sentinels there were, were not upon the alert, and so it was an easy thing for him to enter after darkness had fallen and prowl about listening at the backs of tents, searching for some clew to the slayer of his mate.
Satan, back from a prowl around the compound, ran up to him and touched his hand with a cold, damp nose.
He knew that well enough; but in the deeps of him were all his instincts of ancient training--instincts to hunt, to prowl, to pursue living things, in short, to play the game of getting his own meat though for ages man had got the meat for him and his kind.
A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell.
He is a very kind one, I think," answered Rose, following, to prowl round the big boxes and try to guess which was hers.
But if it kept her from being seasick it's a mercy I did prowl, isn't it?
Then, when the moon come up, I took a prowl around.
Do innocent men inveigle nameless vagabonds, and prowl with them about the country as idle robbers do?
Numa and Sabor might prowl about close to him, the elements might rage in all their fury; but here at least, Tarzan might be entirely off his guard in a delightful relaxation which gave him all his faculties for the uninterrupted pursuit of this greatest of all his pleasures.
With the eye of the thief it looketh upon all that is lustrous; with the craving of hunger it measureth him who hath abundance; and ever doth it prowl round the tables of bestowers.