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a perversely bad, cruel, or wicked person

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As he spoke several of the beasts caught sight of him, and at once the great assemblage hushed as if by magic.
We will do that gladly," returned the tiger; and all the other beasts roared with a mighty roar: "We will
He saw the lion snapping and tearing at the weapon's shaft, and he saw, wonder of wonders, the naked giant who had hurled the missile charging upon the great beast, only a long knife ready to meet those ferocious fangs and talons.
Then he desired one of his beasts to show the men the way out of the garden, and dismissed them.
When we reach a certain distance where these beasts are said to abound, I am to have the liberal examination of the specimen.
In his own heart was not a little fear of these repulsive creatures, and because of that fear, Bukawai always kept the beasts well fed, often hunting for them when their own forages for food failed, but ever was he cruel to them with the cruelty of a little brain, diseased, bestial, primitive.
They had come almost to the little knot of men before they were seen, and by this time Paulvitch had become assured that the beast meant no harm.
I haf seen dot beast throw himself back in his chair and laugh when Bertran haf made fun of me.
With lightning speed an arm that was banded layers of iron muscle encircled the huge neck, and the great beast was raised from behind, roaring and pawing the air--raised as easily as Clayton would have lifted a pet dog.
He could not guess, of course, that the two jaloks were hunting with me; but he doubtless thought that after they had finished the lidi they would make after the human prey--the beasts are notorious killers, often slaying wantonly.
He had noted during the brief incursion he had made into the forest that a short distance up-stream from his tree there was a much-used watering place, where, from the trampled mud of either bank, it was evident beasts of all sorts and in great numbers came to drink.
The diary has cleared up at least one mystery that had puzzled me not a little, and now I am surprised that I had not guessed its solution myself--the presence of African and Asiatic beasts in England.
Tarzan looked down upon her and grinned, recalling an argument he had once had with a famous big-game hunter who had declared that the king of beasts ate only what he himself had killed.
I talked with Montgomery to clear my ideas of the way in which the Beast Folk lived.
Writing the words L'Empereur Napoleon in numbers, it appears that the sum of them is 666, and that Napoleon therefore the beast foretold in the Apocalypse.