The bear and the wolf grew uneasy, and turned back and went into their holes.
There stood the bear, and he called the fox before him and said: 'Fox, you are the most cunning of all animals, you shall be general and lead us.' 'Good,' said the fox, 'but what signal shall we agree upon?' No one knew that, so the fox said:
"It is well known that there is more meat on the bear," he said.
"Yet was the bear not inclined to fight, for he turned away and made off slowly over the ice.
Neither can we see the cruel bears, for they also eat the fruit.
The children were inclined to be frightened by the sight of the small animal, which reminded them of the bears; but Dorothy reassured them by explaining that Eureka was a pet and could do no harm even if she wished to.
While on this theme we will add another anecdote of an adventure with a grizzly bear
, told of John Day, the Kentucky hunter, but which happened at a different period of the expedition.
In about an hour more we came to the town where we were to lodge, which we found in a terrible fright and all in arms; for, it seems, the night before the wolves and some bears
had broken into the village, and put them in such terror that they were obliged to keep guard night and day, but especially in the night, to preserve their cattle, and indeed their people.
"Well, she doesn't; because every one knows it isn't a real bear
, but just a hollow skin, and so of no actual use in the world except for a rug," answered the Tin Woodman.
"Yes, of course," replied the Keeper, laying hold of the chain, that hung from the Bear
's collar, with one hand, while with the other he cracked a little whip.
There were the great cave bears
in the timber, and gaunt, lean wolves--huge creatures twice the size of our Canadian timber-wolves.
word of this to your master," said the prince, "and ask him which of these five Englishmen he would desire to meet.
In some governments the power is vested not only in those who bear
arms, but also in those who have borne them.
'One night, after a day's sport in which he had outdone Nimrod or Gillingwater, and slaughtered "another fine bear
," and brought him home in triumph, the Baron Von Koeldwethout sat moodily at the head of his table, eyeing the smoky roof of the hall with a discontended aspect.
The captain could not so easily bring himself to bear
what he condemned as a fault in Mr Allworthy.