Gray Brother, crouched between the boy's knees, was protecting his stomach, while the others guarded his back and either side, or stood over him when the shock of a leaping, yelling dhole who had thrown himself full on the steady blade bore him down.
It is not wise to kill cubs and lahinis," Mowgli went on philosophically, wiping the blood out of his eyes, "unless one has also killed the Outlier; and it is in my stomach that this Won-tolla kills thee.
We had still some biltong left, but our stomachs
turned from biltong, and besides, we were obliged to be very sparing of it, for we could not say when we should find more food.
To have a full stomach
, to doze lazily in the sunshine--such things were remuneration in full for his ardours and toils, while his ardours and tolls were in themselves self-remunerative.
And do you know, when these politicians swing wide the doors and come in, with their broad shoulders, their deep chests, and their generous stomachs
which cannot help making them optimists and masters of life, why, you perk right up.
There was a dull, heavy ache in his stomach, but it did not bother him so much.
The dull ache in his stomach had been growing duller and fainter.
Tantor must needs spend the better part of his life in filling his immense stomach
against the needs of his mighty thews.
For, as night came on, a queer, empty feeling at the pit of his stomach
reminded the Marionette that he had eaten nothing as yet.
Indeed, it may be doubted whether Ulysses, who by the way seems to have had the best stomach
of all the heroes in that eating poem of the Odyssey, ever made a better meal.
The oncoming Harrison caught the kick squarely in the pit of the stomach
, groaned involuntarily, and doubled up and sank backward to the deck.
Nothin's too good for the Robertses," he said; "but, by God, that sort of truck is too high for my stomach
Taking my own meals in my own sitting-room, I had nothing to do with the servants' dinner, except to wish them a good stomach
to it all round, previous to composing myself once more in my chair.
I lay down on the couch in the great cabin to sleep, and slept about three hours, and awaked a little refreshed, having taken a glass of wine when I lay down; after being about three hours awake, it being about five o'clock in the morning, I found myself empty, and my stomach
sickish, and lay down again, but could not sleep at all, being very faint and ill; and thus I continued all the second day with a strange variety-- first hungry, then sick again, with retchings to vomit.
I honour the refractory, fastidious tongues and stomachs
, which have learned to say "I" and "Yea" and "Nay.