It was a claw within him sharper than the iron one; and as it tore him, the perspiration dripped down his tallow [waxy] countenance and streaked his doublet.
To claw a man because he is good form, what would that be?
The bird flew down and took the red shoes in his left claw
, and then he went back to the roof and sang:
The favorite ornaments of the men were collars of bears' claws
, the proud trophies of hunting exploits; while the women and children wore similar decorations of elks' tusks.
At this taunt the crab reached out its other claw
and seized the zebra's ear, and the creature gave a cry of pain and began prancing up and down, trying to shake off the crab, which clung fast.
But all the same, although he slept, he had stuck his sharp claws
so firmly into the glass that he was quite safe not to fall.
That in some fields of his country there are certain shining stones of several colours, whereof the YAHOOS are violently fond: and when part of these stones is fixed in the earth, as it sometimes happens, they will dig with their claws
for whole days to get them out; then carry them away, and hide them by heaps in their kennels; but still looking round with great caution, for fear their comrades should find out their treasure.
The thing was almost like the hoof of a deer produced into claws
It is the insect with black claws
, and the awful word which I wish to retain in my imagination in all its purity and all its importance.
The Wizard opened his satchel and got out some sticking-plaster with which he mended the cuts Jim had received from the claws
of the bears.
Such lawing also shall be done by the assize commonly used, and which is, that three claws
shall be cut off without the ball of the right foot.
The King of the Apes, enraged at hearing these truths, gave him over to the teeth and claws
of his companions.