They had marched beyond the Blue Licks to a remarkable bend of the main fork of Licking
River, about forty-three miles from Lexington, as it is particularly represented in the map, where we overtook them on the nineteenth day.
An examination of the wreckage showed that their greatest danger, now, lay in fire, for the flames were licking
hungrily at the splintered wood of the wrecked cabin, and had already found a foothold upon the lower deck through a great jagged hole which the explosion had opened.
Pava, uneasy, began lowing, but when Levin put the calf close to her she was soothed, and, sighing heavily, began licking
her with her rough tongue.
You young dog," said the man, licking
his lips, "what fat cheeks you ha' got.
The criminal who now sits before the court licking
her paws," resumed the Woggle-Bug, "has long desired to unlawfully eat the fat piglet, which was no bigger than a mouse.