This whale is not dead; he is only dispirited; out of sorts, perhaps; hypochondriac; and so supine, that the hinges of his jaw
have relaxed, leaving him there in that ungainly sort of plight, a reproach to all his tribe, who must, no doubt, imprecate lock-jaws
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
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.
Nay, it was better to die in the jaws
of the wolves, and at once.
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.
Nothing could hunt it, because its whole body was covered with scales, which were harder than stone or metal; its two great eyes shone by night, and even by day, like the brightest lamps, and anyone who had the ill luck to look into those eyes became as it were bewitched, and was obliged to rush of his own accord into the monster's jaws
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.
And then about him coiled the great, slimy folds of a hideous monster of that prehistoric deep--a mighty serpent of the sea, with fanged jaws
, and darting forked tongue, with bulging eyes, and bony protuberances upon head and snout that formed short, stout horns.