Keep her for yourself," I said to the steward, "and if you have a fat calf
, bring that in her stead.
They were completely thrown out in their conjecture, however, by an offer of the white men to exchange the calf
for a horse; their estimation of the great medicine sank in an instant, and they declined the bargain.
So the virtuous elephant who had waited temperately and done kind acts was relieved, at the appointed time, by the very calf
whom he had turned aside to cherish - let all listen to the Tataka
In the silence that fell they could hear old Molly bellowing with pathetic monotony for her calf
that had been taken from her.
Next morning when the cows were being driven out, the little peasant called the cow-herd in and said: 'Look, I have a little calf
there, but it is still small and has to be carried.
Batches of the animals were sent away daily to this lying-in hospital, where they lived on straw till their calves were born, after which event, and as soon as the calf
could walk, mother and offspring were driven back to the dairy.
Now, dear boy," said Prince Vasili playfully, "say 'yes,' and I'll write to her myself, and we will kill the fatted calf
Especially do I remember the hunger we endured on the mountains between Long Lake and Far Lake, and the calf
we caught sleeping in the thicket.
Indignation that a mere black should laugh at him mastered Jerry, and the next moment his puppy teeth, sharp-pointed as needles, had scored the astonished black's naked calf
in long parallel scratches from each of which leaped the instant blood.
Urged on by its mother, the dying calf
made spasmodic efforts to swim that were futile and caused it to veer and wallow from side to side.
Knife and cleaver had been left behind, but Brentwood still had his hands, and over and over on the ground he rolled with the poor little calf
as he throttled it.
A young Calf
came up, and offered to go before and show him the way by which he could manage to pass.
The advice of the fourth was that the columns of the capitol be rubbed with oil of dog by a person having a moustache on the calf
of his leg.
When a calf
, he had belonged to Meav's herd, but being very proud, and thinking it little honor to be under the rule of a woman, he had left Meav's herd and joined himself to the King's.
But the rest of us think all he saw was the white calf
with the red tail.