Glancing his eyes around, with a vain effort to pierce the gloom that was thickening beneath the leafy arches of the forest, he felt as if, cut
off from human aid, his unresisting companions would soon lie at the entire mercy of those barbarous enemies, who, like beasts of prey, only waited till the gathering darkness might render their blows more fatally certain.
By tonight," Jokubas answered, "they will all be killed and cut
up; and over there on the other side of the packing houses are more railroad tracks, where the cars come to take them away.
At every question he gave me a fleshy cut
with it that made me writhe; so I was very soon made free of Salem House (as Steerforth said), and was very soon in tears also.
It was needless for him to ask that, for it was pleasant to him to feel them in his palm, and look at their bright faces, which were all his own: it was another element of life, like the weaving and the satisfaction of hunger, subsisting quite aloof from the life of belief and love from which he had been cut
Around the edge of this cap was a stiff bandeau of leather, cut
at the top into open work, resembling a coronet, while a prolonged bag arose from within it, and fell down on one shoulder like an old-fashioned nightcap, or a jelly-bag, or the head-gear of a modern hussar.
Thus they denote the folly of a servant, an omission of a child, a stone that cuts
their feet, a continuance of foul or unseasonable weather, and the like, by adding to each the epithet of YAHOO.
There were white-tusked wild males, with fallen leaves and nuts and twigs lying in the wrinkles of their necks and the folds of their ears; fat, slow-footed she-elephants, with restless, little pinky black calves only three or four feet high running under their stomachs; young elephants with their tusks just beginning to show, and very proud of them; lanky, scraggy old-maid elephants, with their hollow anxious faces, and trunks like rough bark; savage old bull elephants, scarred from shoulder to flank with great weals and cuts
of bygone fights, and the caked dirt of their solitary mud baths dropping from their shoulders; and there was one with a broken tusk and the marks of the full-stroke, the terrible drawing scrape, of a tiger's claws on his side.
He left the basin on the ground, with which Don Quixote contented himself, saying that the pagan had shown his discretion and imitated the beaver, which finding itself pressed by the hunters bites and cuts
off with its teeth that for which, by its natural instinct, it knows it is pursued.
Finally, in times when the class struggle nears the decisive hour, the process of dissolution going on within the ruling class, in fact within the whole range of society, assumes such a violent, glaring character, that a small section of the ruling class cuts
itself adrift, and joins the revolutionary class, the class that holds the future in its hands.
Scott, who had been patting White Fang, suddenly bent closer and pointed out fresh-made cuts
on his muzzle, and a gash between the eyes.
It's ready, sir; it's like a razor, cuts
of itself," said Tit, taking off his cap with a smile and giving him the scythe.
He has a scar on the corner of his mouth, two cuts
on and under his arm, and the letter E on his arm.