The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing-- for once started upon that journey, the hog
never came back; at the top of the wheel he was shunted off upon a trolley, and went sailing down the room.
It looked like nothing but a hog
, which lay wallowing in the marble basin, and filled it from brim to brim.
While visits of ceremony and grand diplomatic conferences were going on between the partners and the king, the captain, in his plain, matter-of-fact way, was pushing what he considered a far more important negotiation; the purchase of a supply of hogs
Perhaps I may add here that at the present time the school owns over two hundred horses, colts, mules, cows, calves, and oxen, and about seven hundred hogs
and pigs, as well as a large number of sheep and goats.
times on Bitter Creek, they never can be beat, Root hog
or die is on every wagon sheet; The sand within your throat, the dust within your eye, Bend your back and stand it--root hog
In the town were some substantial windowless houses of stone scattered among a wilderness of thatched cabins; the streets were mere crooked alleys, and un- paved; troops of dogs and nude children played in the sun and made life and noise; hogs
roamed and rooted contentedly about, and one of them lay in a reeking wallow in the middle of the main thoroughfare and suckled her family.
Tom Sawyer called the hogs
"ingots," and he called the turnips and stuff "julery," and we would go to the cave and powwow over what we had done, and how many people we had killed and marked.
Pap used to sleep there, sometimes, 'long with the hogs
, but laws bless you, he just lifts things when HE snores.
Their stock consisted of one thousand two hundred and sixty-nine oxen, one thousand five hundred and fifty-seven cows, five thousand and seven young cattle, four hundred and ninety-three horses, eight thousand six hundred and ninety sheep, and four thousand one hundred and ninety-seven hogs
Betty, your husband told me, as we came out of church, that your hogs
were getting mangy, and so I have been out to take a look at them, and found it true.
A man who received forty cents a bushel for wheat was satisfied; corn sold at twenty-eight cents, and the hogs
it fattened in proportion.
One day after the May family had left the country, some boys, playing in the woods along May Creek, found concealed under a mass of dead leaves, but partly exposed by the rooting of hogs
, a spade, nearly new and bright, except for a spot on one edge, which was rusted and stained with blood.