And he said that handling a snake- skin
was such awful bad luck that maybe we hadn't got to the end of it yet.
Possessing, as I do, a quick memory and boundless confidence in myself, I propose privately inflating my new skin
with as much ready-made science as it will hold, and presenting Mr.
I told him, "we had great numbers; that in summer they grazed in the fields, and in winter were kept in houses with hay and oats, where YAHOO servants were employed to rub their skins
smooth, comb their manes, pick their feet, serve them with food, and make their beds.
said Mowgli, half to himself as he ripped back the skin
of a forepaw.
So the next morning he got up early, and put some food in his pouch and slung an extra skin
over his shoulders, for he knew not how long his journey would take, nor what sort of country he would have to go through.
I said they would skin
me," thought Danglars; but resolving to resist the extortion, he said, "Come, how much do I owe you for this fowl?
These though generally included in the generic name of free trappers, have the more specific title of skin
He therefore rose, put on his shirt, bound his sandals about his comely feet, flung the skin
of a huge tawny lion over his shoulders--a skin
that reached his feet--and took his spear in his hand.
The top of the cap was surmounted with the tail of the animal whose skin
had furnished the rest of the materials, which fell back, not ungracefully, a few inches be hind the head.
The cunning old Indian followed him to and fro, holding out a sea-otter skin
to him at every turn, and pestering him to trade.
Kaa, the big Rock Python, had changed his skin
for perhaps the two-hundredth time since his birth; and Mowgli, who never forgot that he owed his life to Kaa for a night's work at Cold Lairs, which you may perhaps remember, went to congratulate him.
They salted the flesh, and the peasant went into the town and wanted to sell the skin
there, so that he might buy a new calf with the proceeds.