He felt the thing that carried him rise to a greater altitude, and below he glimpsed momentarily the second white-robed figure; then the creature
above sounded a low call, it was answered from below, and instantly Bradley felt the clutching talons release him; gasping for breath, he hurtled downward through space.
"What in the world do you s'pose that is?" asked Dorothy in a hushed voice, as the little group of travelers stood watching the strange creature
As we approached it my escort broke into wild shouting which was immediately answered from within, and a moment later a swarm of creatures
of the same strange race as those who had captured me poured out to meet us.
Just as he came to the park gates the little thing turned toward them; the man, without word or warning, wrenched the creature
's head round with such a force and suddenness that he nearly threw it on its haunches.
The little sloth-like creature
was standing and staring at me.
When they reached the village, the Hazel-nut child left off pricking the horse, and the poor tired creature
pursued its way at a snail's pace.
It is a creature
walking erect upon three-toed feet, and occasionally putting one of its five-fingered forepaws upon the ground.
And Lizaveta Petrovna, with one hand supporting the wobbling head, lifted up on the other arm the strange, limp, red creature
, whose head was lost in its swaddling clothes.
"And one fine day the creature
plunges, carrying with it all the inhabitants to the bottom of the sea."
Presently they reached a room from which a circular tunnel led away from the tower, and into this the creature
A thousand times she had attempted to solve the question of his first appearance on the island at the very moment that his mighty muscles were needed to rescue her from the horrible creature
of her father's creation.
"Behold yon miserable creature
. That Point is a Being like ourselves, but confined to the non-dimensional Gulf.
Suppose this animal is allowed to remain in one place, thus being removed from accidents of interrupted development; might not, would not this creature
, in process of time--ages, if necessary--have that rudimentary intelligence developed?
Half of the bullet stuck in the wood and half stuck out, so it had been the jar and the sudden noise that had knocked the creature
down, more than the fact that it was really hurt.
Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature
, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us.