Jewel of all created elephants
, lily of the herd, preserve your honored health; be virtuous.
Then, nosing above the kill, he heard Tha coming down from the woods of the North, and presently the voice of the First of the Elephants
, which is the voice that we hear now "
was now making some headway, and soon reached a clearing where his whole body could be seen.
Immediately the hunters started toward the elephants
More--he mortgaged all he possessed against the day of the auction, bought in the trained horses and ponies, the giraffe herd and the performing elephants
, and, in six months more was quit of an of them, save the pony Repeater who turned air-springs, at another profit of fifteen thousand dollars.
The prejudice has probably been derived from India, and the Indian islands, where troops of elephants
, noble forests, and impenetrable jungles, are associated together in every one's mind.
To Numa, the lion, to Tantor, the elephant
, to the great apes and the lesser apes, to each and all of the myriad creatures of this savage wild, the ways of man were new.
In this same island we saw the rhinoceros, an animal which is smaller than the elephant
and larger than the buffalo.
He thought he saw an Elephant
, That practised on a fife: He looked again, and found it was A letter from his wife.
was captured for a time by the king's hunters and ere he broke free, beringed with a grievous legiron.
It had but five chambers, but the barrel was ten inches long; one had to cap it, and to put in the powder and the wadded bullet separately; but the last-named would have killed an elephant
The boon companion of the colossal elephant
was a common cat
We will say then, that Quasimodo loved the archdeacon as never a dog, never a horse, never an elephant
loved his master.
Kala had moved slowly along an elephant
track toward the east, and was busily engaged in turning over rotted limbs and logs in search of succulent bugs and fungi, when the faintest shadow of a strange noise brought her to startled attention.
Closer came the sound that had attracted Tarzan's attention and now the others heard it--the shrill trumpeting of an elephant