But come out now, and look at this portentous lower jaw
, which seems like the long narrow lid of an immense snuff-box, with a hinge at one end, instead of one side.
Toto did not approve this new comrade at first, for he could not forget how nearly he had been crushed between the Lion's great jaws
. But after a time he became more at ease, and presently Toto and the Cowardly Lion had grown to be good friends.
Environed by them, while the Woodman and the Farmer worked unheeded, those two of the large jaws
, and those other two of the plain and the fair faces, trod with stir enough, and carried their divine rights with a high hand.
They were narrow between the eyes and broad between the cheeks, while their lower jaws
were projecting and massive.
These nipped off the tails and paws and feet of the Mice with their jaws
, while spears only beat on them.
Some slept and growled in their sleep, some gnawed at the skulls of dead game, some sat up like dogs and their tongues hung from their grinning jaws
. I looked, I saw, and beyond I discovered the mouth of the cave, where the bones of the boy should be.
Again the rat charged and as Turan stepped quickly back to avoid the menacing jaws
, something seemed to jerk suddenly upon his right ankle, and as he drew his left foot back to regain his equilibrium his heel caught upon a taut chain and he fell heavily backward to the floor just as the rat leaped upon his breast and sought his throat.
We have differences correlated not only to one sex, but to that short period alone when the reproductive system is active, as in the nuptial plumage of many birds, and in the hooked jaws
of the male salmon.
I am game for his crooked jaw
, and for the jaws
of Death too, Captain Ahab, if it fairly comes in the way of the business we follow; but I came here to hunt whales, not my commander's vengeance.
White Fang resisted, and he could feel the jaws
shifting their grip, slightly relaxing and coming together again in a chewing movement.
The monster seemed to be but playing with his victim before he closed his awful jaws
upon him and dragged him down to his dark den beneath the surface to devour him.
Wolf Larsen stooped, coolly, to the Cockney, and pressed with thumb and finger at the rear of the jaws
and below the ears.