IF that's the case,' said the bear
, 'I should very much like to see his royal palace; come, take me thither.
The killing of a polar bear
is very dangerous, but thrice dangerous is it, and three times thrice, to kill a mother bear
with her cubs.
When the Champion killed a bear
everyone could see it; and when the bears
killed the Champion we all saw several pieces of him scattered about, which of course disappeared again when the bears
At the time we are treating of, the grizzly bear
was still frequent on the Missouri and in the lower country, but, like some of the broken tribes of the prairie, he has gradually fallen back before his enemies, and is now chiefly to be found in the upland regions, in rugged fastnesses like those of the Black Hills and the Rocky Mountains.
My man Friday had delivered our guide, and when we came up to him he was helping him off his horse, for the man was both hurt and frightened, when on a sudden we espied the bear
come out of the wood; and a monstrous one it was, the biggest by far that ever I saw.
It will be some five or ten minutes," said the Showman, "before I shall want a fresh Bear
, and it looks to me as if prices would fall during that time.
Then the First and Foremost, who had resumed his hairy body and bear
head, turned to the Nome and asked
I've seen rugs like that," said the shaggy man, nodding, "but never one made from a blue bear
And then of a sudden I realized that the bear
was gone and that I was quite unharmed.
But when she was about to bear
Zeus, the father of gods and men, then she besought her own dear parents, Earth and starry Heaven, to devise some plan with her that the birth of her dear child might be concealed, and that retribution might overtake great, crafty Cronos for his own father and also for the children whom he had swallowed down.
And as to the prize, sire," quoth Sir Nigel, "I am sure that I speak for all when I say this French knight hath our leave to bear
it away with him if he can fairly win it.
The citizens of a free state ought to [1297b] consist of those only who bear
arms: with respect to their census it is not easy to determine exactly what it ought to be, but the rule that should direct upon this subject should be to make it as extensive as possible, so that those who are enrolled in it make up a greater part of the people than those who are not; for those who are poor, although they partake not of the offices of the state, are willing to live quiet, provided that no one disturbs them in their property: but this is not an easy matter; for it may not always happen, that those who are at the head of public affairs are of a humane behaviour.