deer


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While on winter evenings his greatest joy was to hear his father tell of bold Will o' the Green, the outlaw, who for many summers defied the King's Foresters and feasted with his men upon King's deer.
They are generally clad in deer skins, or woollens, and extremely well armed.
A loud shout was given by the unseen marksman, and a couple of men instantly appeared from behind the trunks of two of the pines, where they had evidently placed them selves in expectation of the passage of the deer.
It is of the size of a small elk, or large deer, and of a dun color, excepting the belly and round the tail, where it is white.
The deer, wild pig, and buffalo took up the cry hoarsely; and Chil, the Kite, flew in great circles far and wide, whistling and shrieking the warning.
I should certainly weep if you killed a poor deer, and then my jaws would rust again.
It told him of a strange, hairless, black ape with feathers growing upon its head, who launched death from a slender branch, and then ran, with the fleetness of Bara, the deer, toward the rising sun.
Hark ye," said he, "yonder, at the glade's end, I see a herd of deer, even more than threescore rods distant.
He sought and found a wide game trail and at last his nostrils were rewarded with the scent of the fresh spoor of Bara, the deer.
Fresh was the spoor of Bara, the deer, that Numa picked up in the well-beaten game trail he was following.
Scarce had he settled himself to a comfortable position, his lithe, muscular legs drawn well up beneath him as the panther draws his hindquarters in preparation for the spring, than Bara, the deer, came daintily down to drink.
With my glass I could make out a species of large red deer, some antelope and what appeared to be a species of horse; and once I saw the shaggy form of what might have been a monstrous bison.
On occasion he accompanied Dede and Daylight on deer hunts through the wild canons and over the rugged steeps of Hood Mountain, though more often Dede and Daylight were out alone.
You are not going to fill up a deer with quail- shot, are you?
A big jackrabbit crossed our path, leaping swiftly and silently like a deer.