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.
The eagle dug its sharp claws into the tender flesh of the youth, but he bore the pain without a sound, and seized the bird's two feet with his hands.
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.
These idols are hung round with amulets and votive offerings, such as beavers' teeth, and bears' and eagles' claws.
To settle this they beat their idols soundly against each other; whichever first loses a tooth or a claw is considered as confuted, and his votary retires from the field.
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.
The horse was still smarting from the sharp claws of the invisible bears, and as soon as he was on land and headed toward the mountain the thought that more of those fearsome creatures might be near acted as a spur and sent him galloping along in a way that made Dorothy catch her breath.
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.
The bird flew down and took the gold chain in his right claw
, and then he alighted again in front of the goldsmith and sang:
When he drew near they found a soft-shell crab clinging fast to the stiff hair of the zebra's head, where it held on by one claw