DEERS


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DEERSDefense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (US DoD)
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He sought and found a wide game trail and at last his nostrils were rewarded with the scent of the fresh spoor of Bara, the deer. Tarzan's mouth watered and a low growl escaped his patrician lips.
To the forest of merrie Sherwood, To view the red deer, that range here and there, There met he with bold Robin Hood.
The deer dashed forward undaunted, and apparently unhurt.
Fresh was the spoor of Bara, the deer, that Numa picked up in the well-beaten game trail he was following.
Besides all this, he dearly loved the longbow, and a sly jaunt in the forest when the moon was full and the dun deer in season; so that the King's rangers kept a shrewd eye upon him and his doings, for Arthur a Bland's house was apt to have aplenty of meat in it that was more like venison than the law allowed.
The birds and the monkey-people went north early in the year, for they knew what was coming; and the deer and the wild pig broke far away to the perished fields of the villages, dying sometimes before the eyes of men too weak to kill them.
One day, in camp by the Umpqua River, Billy bent over to begin skinning the first deer he had ever shot.
With my glass I could make out a species of large red deer, some antelope and what appeared to be a species of horse; and once I saw the shaggy form of what might have been a monstrous bison.
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And with that he prepared food for the journey, a string of deer's flesh for her to carry, and one for himself; and so they started.
His moccasins were ornamented after the gay fashion of the natives, while the only part of his under dress which appeared below the hunging frock was a pair of buckskin leggings, that laced at the sides, and which were gartered above the knees, with the sinews of a deer. A pouch and horn completed his personal accouterments, though a rifle of great length**, which the theory of the more ingenious whites had taught them was the most dangerous of all firearms, leaned against a neighboring sapling.
A big jackrabbit crossed our path, leaping swiftly and silently like a deer. And then a deer, a many-pronged buck, the sun flashing red- gold from neck and shoulders, cleared the crest of the ridge before us and was gone.