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Two or three miles from the cage he overtook them and then he swung into the trees and followed above and behind them--waiting his chance.
The husband, who knew that it had neither rained nor thundered in the night, was convinced that the parrot was not speaking the truth, so he took him out of the cage and threw him so roughly on the ground that he killed him.
He had a particular place, where no one else must sit; the Cage was arranged in a particular way, which none must disturb; cookery was one of his chief fancies, and even while he was greeting us in, he kept an eye to the collops.
The orang-outang, troubled by some dream of the forests of his freedom, began to yell like a soul in purgatory, and to wrench madly at the bars of the cage.
The guard lolled before the unbarred gate of the cage which confined me.
And Harris Collins, a sliver of a less than a light-weight man, who lived in mortal fear that at table the mother of his children would crown him with a plate of hot soup, went into the cage, before the critical audience of his employees and professional visitors, armed only with a broom-handle.
He was regarded as the most fearful of wild beasts, and this was borne in to him through the bars of the cage.
There is no cage," repeated Leslie absently, plucking at the fringing grasses with her slender, brown hands.
I've seen him drunk, and on a wager go into the cage of a lion that'd turned nasty, and without a stick beat him to a finish.
By God, I begin to see that you will have to keep him company in the cage, and be enchanted like him for having caught some of his humour and chivalry.
Below him he could now see the top of Astok's cage in the parallel shaft, and he reduced the speed of his to that of the other.
THE bookcase and the bird- cage were rescued from under the coal-box; but Hunca Munca has got the cradle and some of Lucinda's clothes.