He was a full-grown
dog when I first, most foolishly, introduced him to toys.
The growing Mangaboos were of all sizes, from the blossom that had just turned into a wee baby to the full-grown
and almost ripe man or woman.
It seemed remarkably tall, even for a full-grown
man; but that was a good point in a small boy's eyes, and Tip did not object at all to the size of his creation.
The thing's body was as large as that of a full-grown
mastiff, its legs were short and powerful, and its jaws broad and strong.
Should necessity require, Tarzan could face Numa in battle, although he was not so egotistical as to think that he could best a full-grown
lion in mortal combat other than through accident or the utilization of the cunning of his superior man-mind.
By climbing trees they had had a fairly good view of the herd, which they described as numbering several large tuskers, a great many cows and calves, and full-grown
bulls whose ivory would be worth having.
Struck in flank by two full-grown
fox- terriers, he was slashed and rolled on the deck.
Both from his father, the wolf, and from Kiche, he had inherited stature and strength, and already he was measuring up alongside the full-grown
As he paused, the girl climbed to his side, and together they looked through the crack into a low-ceiled chamber in which were several Galu women and an equal number of hideous little replicas of the full-grown Wieroos with which Bradley was not quite familiar.
A Wieroo keeps his children thus hidden until they are full-grown lest they be murdered by their fellows.
Terrified at the sight, he lifted his eyes and his hands to heaven, and said: "Just now I vowed to offer a lamb to the Guardian Deities of the forest if I could only find out who had robbed me; but now that I have discovered the thief, I would willingly add a full-grown
Bull to the Calf I have lost, if I may only secure my own escape from him in safety.
Certain variations can only appear at corresponding ages, for instance, peculiarities in the caterpillar, cocoon, or imago states of the silk-moth; or, again, in the horns of almost full-grown cattle.
So, again, I was told that the foals of cart and race-horses differed as much as the full-grown animals; and this surprised me greatly, as I think it probable that the difference between these two breeds has been wholly caused by selection under domestication; but having had careful measurements made of the dam and of a three-days old colt of a race and heavy cart-horse, I find that the colts have by no means acquired their full amount of proportional difference.
Smith, two others, the hippopotamus, the giraffe, the bos caffer -- as large as a full-grown bull, and the elan -- but little less, two zebras, and the quaccha, two gnus, and several antelopes even larger than these latter animals.
Martens shot an ostrich; and I looked at it, forgetting at the moment, in the most unaccountable manner, the whole subject of the Petises, and thought it was a not full-grown bird of the common sort.