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217 examples of  bulldog  in sentences

217 examples of bulldog in sentences

But at the same time, Tread, I tell you I don't care about having enemies among fellows who come back as swiftly, strongly and as much like a bulldog as Darry does.

[Footnote 2: During the cruise of H.M.S. Bulldog, commanded by Sir Leopold M'Clintock, in 1860, living star-fish were brought up, clinging to the lowest part of the sounding-line, from a depth of 1,260 fathoms, midway between Cape Farewell, in Greenland, and the Rockall banks.

He'll come here tonight and try to get at me like a bulldog straining on a leash.

Their idea was to wait until he got well on his sermon and then begin to interrupt him and ask questions, and finally to get a blanket and toss him up a few times for luck, and then chase him out and have the circus bulldog, that chews the clown's pants, catch the minister's coat tail and just scare him plum to death.

Well, after I heard the circus men talk about what they would do to the preacher, I was afraid they would kill him, so when he and a helper brought a little melodeon into the ring, facing the reserved seats, I told him the boys were going to raise a rumpus and drive him out of the tent with the bulldog hanging to his coat tails.

And then pa shook hands with the sailor and the parson, and the parson put his blue gun down his trousers leg, and said: "By the way, the bulldog you were going to let take a lunch off me, is he all right?"

The whole 30 men were on the ground rolling in the sawdust, the Japs rolling over and under the Russians, twisting their legs and arms in an unknown manner, and making them yell for help like a mastiff that has trifled in an overbearing manner with a little bulldog, until the bulldog got mad and began the chewing act on the mastiff's fore leg.

The whole 30 men were on the ground rolling in the sawdust, the Japs rolling over and under the Russians, twisting their legs and arms in an unknown manner, and making them yell for help like a mastiff that has trifled in an overbearing manner with a little bulldog, until the bulldog got mad and began the chewing act on the mastiff's fore leg.

Whereat the Prince had twisted his mustachios fiercely (with an accompaniment, no doubt, of sub voce profanity) and had proceeded to amuse himself until luncheon with an exceedingly ugly bulldog he had brought with him.

They had fought it out week after week, hanging to their man with bulldog pluck.

In moving from Ravenna to Pisa, his caravan consisted of seven servants, five carriages, nine horses, a monkey, a bulldog, and a mastiff, two cats, three peafowl, a harem of hens, books, saddles, and firearms, with a chaos of furniture nor was the exodus less fantastical; for in addition to all his own clanjamphry, he had Mr Hunt's miscellaneous assemblage of chattels and chattery and little ones.

You can reason with a bulldog, astonish a bull, fascinate a boa, frighten a tiger, tame a lion; but you have no resource against this monster, a loose cannon.

When he reached the plain he paused, hesitant between a bulldog desire to follow the trail single-handed into the mountains and run down the pair, and a knowledge that he who retreats has an added power that would make such a pursuit rash beyond words.

" The bulldog came into the face of Cartwright and contorted it.

His own superior intelligence had inclined him to despise the sheriff, whom he put down as a fellow of more bulldog power than mental agility.

Tump's attack had been sudden and silent, much like a bulldog's.

He's been res'less as a cat in a bulldog's den ever sence he come home fuh dinner.

He catches the august pride of the animal, seems to think like a bulldog, to talk in the brief, scornful tones of a bulldog, and even to look fat and formidable like a bull-dog.

He catches the august pride of the animal, seems to think like a bulldog, to talk in the brief, scornful tones of a bulldog, and even to look fat and formidable like a bull-dog.

mastery over self; self control, self command, self possession, self reliance, self government, self restraint, self conquest, self denial; moral courage, moral strength; perseverance &c 604.1; tenacity; obstinacy &c 606; bulldog; British lion.

150. constancy, steadiness; singleness of purpose, tenacity of purpose; persistence, plodding, patience; sedulity &c (industry) 682; pertinacy^, pertinacity, pertinaciousness; iteration &c 104; bottom, game, pluck, stamina, backbone, grit; indefatigability, indefatigableness; bulldog courage.

manliness, manhood; nerve, pluck, mettle, game; heart, heart of grace; spunk, guts, face, virtue, hardihood, fortitude, intestinal fortitude; firmness &c (stability) 150; heart of oak; bottom, backbone, spine &c (perseverance) 604.1. resolution &c (determination) 604; bulldog courage.

man, man of mettle; hero, demigod, Amazon, Hector; lion, tiger, panther, bulldog; gamecock, fighting-cock; bully, fire eater &c 863.

The one who is fixed for whatever they start Is rarely expected to prove it; They pass him along for the next shot in sight Where they take a full wind-up and groove it; For who wants to pick on a bulldog or such Where a quivering poodle is handy, When he knows he can win with a kick or a brick With no further trouble to bandy?

Anthony has a magnificent bulldog, broad-chested, and a very Goliath among dogs.

He looks fiendish then, and he is a true bulldog.

Such, was Tardrew,a true British bulldog, who lived pretty faithfully up to his Old Testament, but had, somehow, forgotten the existence of the New.

Whom Tom tried to soothe with honeyed words, knowing him to be of the original British bulldog breed, which, once stroked against the hair, shows his teeth at you for ever afterwards.

His nose was long and beaked and disfigured, with nostrils of different shape, and he was undershot like a bulldog, and unusually pitted with smallpox even for those ante-vaccination days, when it was the ordinary thing to show the marks of this plague.

As he puffed the first luxurious cloud of smoke from his bulldog, Langdon nodded toward the timber from which they had just come.

I am indebted to Mr. W. J. Stubbs for his clear exposition of the points of the Bulldog, to Colonel Claude Cane for his description of the Sporting Spaniels, to Lady Algernon Gordon Lennox for her authoritative paragraphs on the Pekinese, to Mr. Desmond O'Connell for his history of the Fox-terrier, and to Mr. Walter S. Glynn, Mr. Fred Gresham, Major J. H. Bailey, Mr. E. B. Joachim and other specialists whose aid I have enlisted.

The Bulldog 4.

Frontispiece Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mayor's Bulldog, Ch.

The chest is more expansive than even in the Bulldog, and should in the Bassets a jambes torses be not more than two inches from the ground.

They wanted a dog combining all the dash and gameness of the terrier with the heart and courage and fighting instinct of the Bulldog.

Wherefore the terrier and the Bulldog were crossed.

The animal, however, was neither a true terrier nor a true Bulldog, but an uncompromising mongrel; albeit he served his immediate purpose, and was highly valued for his pertinacity, if not for his appearance.

These Birmingham dogs showed a refinement and grace and an absence of the crook-legs and coloured patches which betrayed that Hinks had been using an out-cross with the English White Terrier, thus getting away further still from the Bulldog.

NECKThe neck should be long and slightly arched, nicely set into the shoulders tapering to the head without any loose skin, as found in the Bulldog.

STOPThe "stop" or hollow between the eyes is well marked, as in the Bulldog, or even more so; some good specimens exhibit a hollow deep enough to bury a small marble.

Plinlimmon was sold for a thousand, the same sum that was paid for the Bulldog Rodney Stone.

At Cruft's show in 1905 the Bulldog Mahomet was offered for ten pounds.

For town life the clean-legged Terrier, the Bulldog, the Pug, and the Schipperke are to be preferred.

Discriminate breeding was rare, and if a Bulldog should mate himself with a Greyhound, or a Spaniel with a Terrier, the alliance was regarded merely as an inconvenience.

With most breeds it is unwise to put a bitch to stud before she is eighteen months old, but Mr. Stubbs recommends that a Bull bitch should be allowed to breed at her first heat, while her body retains the flexibility of youth; and there is no doubt that with regard to the Bulldog great mortality occurs in attempting to breed from maiden bitches exceeding three years old.

Not a word of repentance or apology ever passed the old bulldog's lips.

Besides, did you ever know the English bulldog to let go?

He shall follow up the clues like a bloodhound, and hang on to them when he's got 'em, like a bulldog.

His dominating characteristic in later life was a bulldog tenacity, which led him to stick to one idea through discouragements and disappointments which would have overwhelmed a weaker nature.

He let the pony go on at the same tireless jog, clinging like a bulldog to the trail.

It was a stiff two day journey, now, the whole first day's riding having been a worse than useless detour; so the bulldog jaw set harder and harder, and the keen eyes squinted as if to look into the dim future.

" "Oh, a kind of bulldog stick-to-it-iveness," murmured Stover.

Rattleton found himself pitted against Andy Emery, and Emery had the reputation of being as full of grit as a bulldog.

There was a bulldog look about his mouth and jaw, and his forehead was strangely narrow.

The third member was a thick short bulldog of a woman, who, from the masterly way in which she kept corduroys from slipping into the village smithy and saved the cleric from drifting to a sailor's grave in the duck-pond, seemed to be the controlling spirit of the party.

And there rides Ney with his red head, and Lefebvre with his bulldog jaw, and Lannes with his Gascon swagger; and then amidst the gleam of brass and the flaunting feathers I catch a glimpse of him, the man with the pale smile, the rounded shoulders, and the far-off eyes.

The old Bulldog over the Channel was still growling, but he could not get very far from his kennel.

It was like a terrier attacking a bulldog.

Into the western side of the bay the city thrusts itself in a shape that, on a large map, suggests more than anything else the head and neck of an over-fed bulldog.

Col. Green realized that if the Indians could be kept from the water, they would have to surrender or leave the stronghold, and he held on with the tenacity of a bulldog.

Robert had been given a pure-blooded bulldog of a rare breed, which tolerated no interference from any person except him or his mother, and which would allow no familiarity with her on the part of strangers; so that when a neighbor came in he was not permitted to shake hands with her, for the dog at once showed his teeth.

And still the very able and very French individual on whom rested the last hope of the seemingly hopeless Alliance stood unruffled as a rock, in every angle of his sky-blue jacket and his bulldog figure.

No other man of his race have I known in whom the patriotic fire burned more intensely, or who better merited the description of the Latin poet, "Justum et tenacem propositi virum," or had more of the English bulldog tenacity in a cause which he considered just and of vital importance to the country.

We have a white bulldog whose confident attitude towards the world is quite like that of the irresistible man.

A lad with a spotted face and a bulldog pipe between his teeth supplied a Biblical word.

I had just got as far as this in my thoughts when I heard a cheery hail, and there was the Major himself coming down the hill from his house, with his big bulldog Bounder held in leash.

MCNEILE, HERMAN CYRIL. Bulldog Drummond returns.

(Pub. abroad in The Strand magazine; instalment 1-2, Aug.-Sept. 1931 issues as Bulldog Drummond and the mystery of the studio; instalment 4-6 in Nov. 1931-Jan. 1932 issues, as The mystery of the studio.

The brides of Mertonbridge Hall. SEE McNeile, H. C. Bulldog Drummond returns.

MCNEILE, H. C. Bulldog Drummond strikes back.

MCNEILE, VIOLET EVELYN. Bulldog Drummond strikes back.

Our friend, the bulldog.

Bulldog Drummond at bay.

Violet Evelyn McNeile (W); 13Mar62; R292157. Bulldog Drummond at bay.

MCNEILE, VIOLET EVELYN. Bulldog Druminord at bay.

HICKEY, T. F. W. Bulldog Sheila.

MCNEILE, H. C. Bulldog Drummond's challenge.

Challenge; A Bulldog Drummond novel, by Sapper, pseud.

MCNEILE, VIOLET EVELYN. Bulldog Drummond's challenge.

Alexander Graham Bell Fairchild, Barbara Mueller & Hancy Bell Bates (C); 3Oct66; R394892. FAIRLIE, FRANCIS GERARD LUIS. Bulldog Drummond on Dartmoor.

Toughy: bulldog in the Arctic.

MCNEILE, H. C. Bulldog Drummond strikes back.

MCNEILE, VIOLET EVELYN. Bulldog Drummond strikes back.

Bulldog Drummond at bay.

Violet Evelyn McNeile (W); 13Mar62; R292157. Bulldog Drummond at bay.

MCNEILE, VIOLET EVELYN. Bulldog Druminord at bay.

HICKEY, T. F. W. Bulldog Sheila.

MCNEILE, H. C. Bulldog Drummond's challenge.

Challenge; A Bulldog Drummond novel, by Sapper, pseud.

MCNEILE, VIOLET EVELYN. Bulldog Drummond's challenge.

Alexander Graham Bell Fairchild, Barbara Mueller & Hancy Bell Bates (C); 3Oct66; R394892. FAIRLIE, FRANCIS GERARD LUIS. Bulldog Drummond on Dartmoor.

Toughy: bulldog in the Arctic.

And the night after I was told of that I sat over my fire in my little upper room, my study, in my father's house, with his praisehis rare praiseand his sound counsels ringing in my ears, and I smoked my favourite pipethe formidable bulldog of adolescenceand thought of that door in the long white wall.

The pistol afforded another branch of the science of projectiles, and, as the revolver was an unusually good one, they also became remarkably expert in the use of that little "bulldog.

A strong leg and a stout boot might have done something; Darcy, stooping down, put the fleshy part of his own arm fairly into the bulldog's jaws; assured that, at all events, it could not bite two persons at the same time, and that, if its teeth were buried in his own arm, they could not be engaged in lacerating Emily Sherwood.

Physically a manly, bulldog sort of a man, Charles Kelly possessed as an actor great tenderness and humor.

She was emaciated and had flaxen hair, a bulldog face, freckles on her cheeks, crooked teeth projecting under a flat nose.

The ghastly eyes were fixed on Des Esseintes, penetrating him, freezing his very marrow; wilder than ever, the bulldog woman threw herself at him and commenced to howl like a dog at the killing, her head hanging on her rigid neck.

The bulldog woman was in front of him and, grotesque and woeful, while warm tears fell from her eyes, she told him that she had lost her teeth in her flight.

The British bulldog is eager to insert its teeth in my trousers, and I was flattered to see my picture bulletined in a conspicuous place the day I struck Vera Cruz.