GRUNTS


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GRUNTSPopular Slang for Infantry
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Above the noise of the water, as it swirled round the elephant's legs, Little Toomai could hear more splashing and some trumpeting both upstream and down--great grunts and angry snortings, and all the mist about him seemed to be full of rolling, wavy shadows.
Big Toomai heard him and grunted. "That thou shouldst never be one of these hill buffaloes of trackers.
He knew their many noises that were as grunts and slubbers.
The baby grunted again, and Alice looked very anxiously into its face to see what was the matter with it.
Mind now!' The poor little thing sobbed again (or grunted, it was impossible to say which), and they went on for some while in silence.
Alice was just beginning to think to herself, `Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get it home?' when it grunted again, so violently, that she looked down into its face in some alarm.
"Humph!" grunted the sick woman, eyeing her reflection severely.
Bredin, squatting behind the cash-desk, grunted fiercely at him; and, worse, Jeanne, who, owing to his absence, had had to be busier than suited her disposition, was distant and haughty.
Bredin paid him his eighteen shillings with a grunt, and Paul walked out of the restaurant a masterless man.
He grunted with a slight intonation of resentment, and that was all.
And then the crocodile would grunt up at them from the black mud of the river,
The boar, however, had not quite hidden himself, for his ears stuck out of the bush; and when he shook one of them a little, the cat, seeing something move, and thinking it was a mouse, sprang upon it, and bit and scratched it, so that the boar jumped up and grunted, and ran away, roaring out, 'Look up in the tree, there sits the one who is to blame.' So they looked up, and espied the wolf sitting amongst the branches; and they called him a cowardly rascal, and would not suffer him to come down till he was heartily ashamed of himself, and had promised to be good friends again with old Sultan.