From his position Bradley could not see the wings of his captor, nor in the darkness had he been able to examine those of the second creature
closely when it circled before him.
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.
The pony plunged forward, but the strong, heavy hand held the pretty creature
back with force almost enough to break its jaw, while the whip still cut into him.
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.
The cachalot is a disagreeable creature
, more tadpole than fish, according to Fredol's description.
before her realized it, too, for he moved cautiously, though swiftly, to intercept her, as a Rugby fullback might maneuver in the realization that he alone stood between the opposing team and a touchdown.
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.
He ceased; and there arose from the little buzzing creature
a tiny, low, monotonous, but distinct tinkling, as from one of your Spaceland phonographs, from which I caught these words, "Infinite beatitude of existence
If such a creature
were, by its own process of metabolism, to change much of its bulk for intellectual growth, we should at once arrive at a new class of creature
--more dangerous, perhaps, than the world has ever had any experience of--a force which can think, which has no soul and no morals, and therefore no acceptance of responsibility.
The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature
they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
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.