He was squatting in the moss, a bone in his mouth, sucking at the shreds
of life that still dyed it faintly pink.
At the sound of a cawing overhead I looked up at the huge fighting-machine that would fight no more for ever, at the tattered red shreds
of flesh that dripped down upon the overturned seats on the summit of Primrose Hill.
Had I not known you were Dorothy's friends I might have torn you both into shreds
in order to escape your terrible gaze.
The tiger was now upon the bull's broad back, clinging to the huge neck with powerful fangs while its long, strong talons ripped the heavy hide into shreds
First, he may find his way to England and upset the applecart; secondly, I've only the shreds
of a conscience, but I can't leave a man whom I'm robbing of a fortune in a state of semi-slavery, as I daresay he is, and the third reason is perhaps the strongest of all; but I'm not going to tell it you.
Greatest mathematical distance of all was that between Captain Duncan's mind and the mind of an astronomer who charted the heavens and navigated a thousand million miles away among the stars and who tossed, a mere morsel of his mathematical knowledge, the few shreds
of information to Captain Duncan that enabled him to know from day to day the place of the Makambo on the sea.
Only let me end in winning Alicia, and I am resigned to the loss of whatever small shreds
and patches of respectability still hang about me--such was my philosophy.
His coat had been torn to shreds
in a scuffle, and his hat was gone.
The door of the store stood open; the place was vacant, but on the walls, the floor, the furniture, were shreds
of clothing and tangles of hair.
He knows monstrous, atavistic promptings, and he is composed of all manner of shreds
of abysmal and forgotten instincts.
And do not suppose that there will be many of them; for the gifts which were deemed by us to be essential rarely grow together; they are mostly found in shreds
She stopped short, and suddenly tearing the handkerchief which she had been carrying into shreds
threw the pieces upon the floor, and stamped upon them.
Bills—in most cases, once the bill has been paid you can shred
whole blocks of soft or hard cheeses (40+ lbs.
Coun Dave McGarr, cabinet member for the Environment, said: "Bringing the Community Shred
events into North Tyneside provides a great opportunity for our residents to recycle and also help prevent possible identity theft at the same time.