Dreadfully hungry," answered the Tiger, snapping his jaws together with a fierce click.
But you eat harmless things, so it doesn't matter," replied the Tiger.
The Lame Tiger had dipped his chin and jowl in the water, and dark, oily streaks were floating from it down-stream.
None but the Lame Tiger would so have boasted of his right at this season when--when we suffer together--Man and Jungle People alike.
Its legs were quite as long as the tiger had said, and its body covered with coarse black hair.
There were tigers and elephants and bears and wolves and foxes and all the others in the natural history, and for a moment Dorothy was afraid.
He came from under the tiger with a broad grin on his handsome face, nor could I perceive that a muscle trembled or that his voice showed the least indication of nervousness or excitement.
Half concealed behind their screening foliage I saw the yellow and black of a big tiger, and, as I looked, the beast stalked majestically toward us.
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 and ribbons.
Yes; it rules me like a tyrant," answered the Tiger
He fled ignominiously before the little, two-legged creature who was more terrible than himself who was a full-grown Royal Bengal tiger
And dreadfully tough," added the Hungry Tiger
, in a sad voice.
Father Wolf listened, and below in the valley that ran down to a little river he heard the dry, angry, snarly, singsong whine of a tiger
who has caught nothing and does not care if all the jungle knows it.
And then we will go out together, the Fish-Eaters and the Meat-Eaters, and we will kill the tigers
and the lions and the wolves and the wild dogs, and we will pasture our goats on all the hill-sides and plant our corn and fat roots in all the high mountain valleys.
I am happy to see the marvels the warm sun hatcheth: tigers
and palms and rattle-snakes.