The bear wandered, now this way and now that, doubling back and forth and crossing his trail in circles, so that at the end he was near where Keesh had first come upon him.
Then we left Keesh skinning the bear, and came running that the news of the killing might be told.
And in the afternoon of that day the women hauled in the meat of the bear while the men sat in council assembled.
It is a secret the bears do not know, and we people of Voe usually walk upon the water when we travel, and so escape our enemies.
The Wizard opened his satchel and got out some sticking-plaster with which he mended the cuts Jim had received from the claws of the bears.
There were few houses in this part, and few orchards or flowers; so our friends feared they might encounter more of the savage bears, which they had learned to dread with all their hearts.
In straying among the thickets they had beheld tracks of grizzly bears
in every direction, doubtless attracted thither by the fruit.
Presently, with two great bears dogging our footsteps we entered a dense fog,
We dared not turn back into the teeth of the bears which we could hear grunting behind us.
I let him pray for a short time undisturbed, and then as I was about to suggest that we had better be pushing along one of the bears in our rear let out a roar that made the earth fairly tremble beneath our feet.
Do so, Sir William," said the prince," and give him this purse of a hundred nobles as a sign of the respect which I bear for him; for, by St.
But stay; your master bears no coat-armor, and we have not yet heard his name.
For six mortal weeks, the bears and boars had a holiday.
His mind was running upon bears and boars, when, in the process of draining his glass to the bottom, he raised his eyes, and saw, for the first time and with unbounded astonishment, that he was not alone.
I'll brood over miseries no longer, but put a good face on the matter, and try the fresh air and the bears again; and if that don't do, I'll talk to the baroness soundly, and cut the Von Swillenhausens dead.