"Take good care of these friends of mine," said the Lion, "and I will go at once to fight the monster."
This gave the Lion a hint of the best way to attack the creature, and as he knew it was easier to fight it asleep than awake, he gave a great spring and landed directly upon the monster's back.
"Just imagine such a monster anywhere in this country, and at once we could get a sort of idea of the 'worms,' which possibly did frequent the great morasses which spread round the mouths of many of the great European rivers."
"Well, our antique monster must have been mighty heavy, and the distances he had to travel were long and the ways difficult.
I say ship of the line, because the shape of the monster
suggested the idea- the hull of one of our seventy-four might convey a very tolerable conception of the general outline.
After two or three days the monster
's strength will be so far exhausted that you will be able to come near him.
'Then hand round the plum-cake, Monster
,' the Lion said, lying down and putting his chin on this paws.
That sea monster
was no other than the enormous Shark, which has often been mentioned in this story and which, on account of its cruelty, had been nicknamed "The Attila of the Sea" by both fish and fishermen.
Gladly it basketh in the sunshine of good consciences,--the cold monster
In every place of great resort the monster
was the fashion.
had fled up the gutter-spout like a cat or a convict who--everybody knew that also--would scale the very skies, with the help of a gutter-spout....No doubt Erik was at that time contemplating some decisive step against Raoul, but he had been wounded and had escaped to turn against poor Christine instead.
what if this little monster
were to be carried to them to suckle?