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In my judgment, therefore, it will be well to slay the brute.
For answer the ape-man hurled himself upon the great brute who during the conversation had slightly relaxed his vigilance.
As I touched the ground I snatched a broken limb from the tangled mass that matted the jungle-like floor of the forest and, leaping unnoticed behind the shaggy back, dealt the brute a terrific blow.
It was surrounded by a pack of some hundred wolf-like creatures--wild dogs they seemed--that rushed growling and snapping in upon it from all sides, so that they sank their white fangs into the slow brute and were away again before it could reach them with its huge paws or sweeping tail.
At sight of me several of the savage creatures left off worrying the great brute to come slinking with bared fangs toward me, and as I turned to run toward the trees again to seek safety among the lower branches, I saw a number of the man-apes leaping and chattering in the foliage of the nearest tree.
In the blood lust of his fury the creature had undergone a sudden reversion to type, which left him a wild beast, forgetful of the dagger that projected from his belt--thinking only of nature's weapons with which his brute prototype had battled.
Le Comite des constructeurs francais d'automobiles (CCFA) a recemment declare que les immatriculations de voitures neuves en France ont augmente de 8,5% en novembre en donnees brutes par rapport au meme mois de 2015.
It will be interesting to read the severity of the sentences imposed on the brutes, if or when there is a successful conviction for this crime.
Regime change in the Middle East inevitably means one gang of brutes being replaced by another gang of brutes.
Thepundits t houghtthem foregoneconclusions,ignoringclassin favour of brute force, but the 'brutes' failed to stay the distance and were mentallydestroyed.
Crude men like you, who make denigrating remarks loudly and then drive away laughing like a donkey, are considered unthinking brutes by society.
He has written in an article that the banks are British institutions run by brutes, for the benefit of brutes
The DVD allows new and existing customers for the first time to see all the advantages that the full range of Big Brutes can offer.
Though the odious brutes seem over the top, fans will enjoy Norah Hess' latest tale.
He has to maintain that toughness--even be tougher--with all the spoiled millionaire brutes he commands.