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adventure African animal appearance approach armed attack bear beast began blood body boys branch bush called Captain carried close continued covered cried danger dead death direction distance dogs Douglas elephant enemy escape exclaimed eyes face fall fear feet fell fire Fisher followed forest forward four give grisly ground hand head hear heard heart herd horse huge hundred hunter hunting immediately Indian jungle keep killed length lion living look Mountjoy named native natural never night observed once passed position prey raised reach remained remarked rifle roar rushed says scene seemed seized Seymour shot showed side sight soon sound spring story strange strength suddenly suppose tell terrible thought tiger took traveller tree turned Vernon victim watch whole wild wolves wounded yards young
Strana 155 - More things are wrought by prayer Than this world dreams of. Wherefore, let thy voice Rise like a fountain for me night and day. For what are men better than sheep or goats That nourish a blind life within the brain, If, knowing God, they lift not hands of prayer Both for themselves and those who call them friend? For so the whole round earth is every way Bound by gold chains about the feet of God.
Strana 92 - Afar in the desert I love to ride, With the silent Bushboy alone by my side...
Strana 284 - One fatal remembrance — one sorrow that throws Its bleak shade alike o'er our joys and our woes To which Life nothing darker nor brighter can bring, For which joy hath no balm — and affliction no sting.
Strana 204 - It was a sport very pleasant of these beasts ; to see the bear with his pink eyes leering after his enemies approach, the nimbleness and wait of the dog to take his advantage, and the force and experience of the bear again to avoid...
Strana 403 - I first fired six shots with the two-grooved rifle, which must have eventually proved mortal. After which I fired six shots at the same part with the Dutch sixpounder. Large tears now trickled from his eyes, which he slowly shut and opened, his colossal frame shivered convulsively, and falling on his side, he expired.
Strana 54 - In the centre of the edifice, the arena, or stage, was strewed with the finest sand, and successively assumed the most different forms. At one moment...
Strana 164 - Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Strana 90 - Suddenly the appalling and murderous voice of an angry, blood-thirsty lion burst upon my ear within a few yards of us, followed by the shrieking of the Hottentots. Again and again the murderous roar of attack was repeated. We heard John and Ruyter shriek