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3317 example sentences with  elephant

3317 example sentences with elephant

Ay, most, perhaps, in the smallest, when one considers the utterly inconceivable wisdom, which can make the smallest animalso made as to be almost invisible under the strongest microscopeas perfect in all its organs as the hugest elephant.

Then the Stork Gave a Philosophic Talk Till the Hippopotami Said: "Ask no further 'What am I?'" While the Elephant Said something quite irrelevant And the Goose Well, the Goose was a Goose In Johnny Crow's Garden.

The Californian sea-elephant and the sea-dog of the West Indies have shared a like fate.

Mr. Smithson bodily proclaimed himself a scion of this good old county family, and bore on his plate and his coach panels the elephant's head and the three demi-griffins of the Hertfordshire Smiths, who only smiled and shrugged their shoulders when they were complimented upon the splendid surroundings of their cousin.

The elephant had refused to cross the partially dried-up stream.

The Maharajah hastened to the spot as soon as he heard of the catastrophe, for "Kennedy" was a fine and valuable elephant and a steady one for shikar (shooting).

The Maharajah directed the men who had gathered around the scene to fell some saplings, which were conveyed to the nala by some smaller elephant and pushed into the quagmire towards "Kennedy".

An engineer, named Ashton, had charge of the feilkhana (elephant stables) and had once severely punished "Kennedy".

After the manner of his kind, the elephant bore the memory of the outrage in his heart and waited the opportunity to be revenged.

The Maharajah, with wonderful presence of mind, immediately ordered "Debraj", a larger and more powerful elephant than "Kennedy" and his rival in the feilkhana, to the rescue.

He accordingly left his elephant and began to creep through the long dry bramble-choked grass with his rifle in his hand.

Like the keen sportsman he was, he signalled his elephant and, mounting it, secured the feasting tiger with an easy shot.

In the jungle, quite close to one of the "stop" guns, a tiger was enjoying a feed of a wild pig; and as the elephant turned to join the others, he almost trod on the tiger.

A long straight line of march is formed, and each gun elephant is in between the pad or beating elephants.

Nearly all were out of the jungle when his keen and practised eye noticed a small pad elephant jib at something as they passed through a piece of jungle.

"Did your elephant refuse to come through?"

he questioned the mahout of the small elephant.

Before His Highness had time to take up his other rifle, a second galloped out of the jungle and charged straight at the Maharajah's elephant.

The elephant spun round to avoid the furious onslaught and in the meantime the Maharajah managed to raise his gun and, getting in his shot in spite of the gyrations of the elephant, laid out rhino No. 2 in grand style to the applause of his companions.

The elephant spun round to avoid the furious onslaught and in the meantime the Maharajah managed to raise his gun and, getting in his shot in spite of the gyrations of the elephant, laid out rhino No. 2 in grand style to the applause of his companions.

As they came nearer, the tigerfor tiger it wasraised itself to its feet and prepared to spring at the elephant.

How could anybody think of confinement in a taxicab when he might ride in the elephant's howdah of that top platform, enjoying mortal superiority over surrounding humanity?

The dog is the only animal that dreams; and he and the elephant the only animals that understand looks; the elephant is the only animal that, besides man, feels ennui; the dog, the only quadruped that has been brought to speak.

The dog is the only animal that dreams; and he and the elephant the only animals that understand looks; the elephant is the only animal that, besides man, feels ennui; the dog, the only quadruped that has been brought to speak.

The great leaves of the ape are like our elephant's ear plant, and the roots, as big as war-clubs, are tubers that take the place of potatoes here.

Londini, Impensis Georgii Bishop & Joannis Norton, M.DC.X. There is no more remarkable example of the difference between the readers of our light and hurrying age and those who obeyed "Eliza and our James," than the fact that the book we have before us at this moment, a folio of some eleven hundred pages, adorned, like a fighting elephant, with all the weightiest panoply of learning, was one of the most popular works of its time.

The result is the great volume before us, an elephant among books, the noblest of all the English Herbals.

For instance, Calprenรจde published his Clรฉopatre in twenty-three volumes; but the English Cleopatra is all contained in one monstrous elephant folio.

and he trotting round the room with the grace of an elephant.

They were vigorous and therefore had no neck,the most fragile and delicate portion of terrestrial organism,making them more like the bull, the elephant and all the battering animals.

The struggle between the two ferocious warriors disputing oceanic dominion was usually brief and deadly,the mandible battling with the sucker; the solid and cutting equipment of teeth with the phosphorescent mucosity incessantly slipping by and opposing the blow of the demolishing head like a battering ram, with the lashing blow of tentacles thicker and heavier than an elephant's trunk.

Then they distributed the beasts among the phalanxes and stationed by each elephant a thousand men armed with coats of mail and helmets, with brass on their heads; and to each beast five hundred chosen horsemen were appointed.

Upon them were engines and two or three men, who fought upon them, besides the Indian who guided the elephant.

Then he crept under the elephant, thrust him from beneath, and slew him.

And the elephant fell to the earth upon him, and he died there.

It sounded like an earthquake in a tin shop, mingled with the noise of the sky falling on a glass roof, and accompanied by the tramping of an army; a noise such as could only have been produced by an extremely large elephant or an extremely small boy amusing himself indoors.

Edison Marshall, represented in the 1919 volume, by "The Elephant Remembers," has delivered the epic of "Brother Bill the Elk."

The answer was characteristic: "I do not see," said Lincoln, "that we have any use for a white elephant."

riding across from the Mississippi to the coast, heard of Davis's party in Florida and, "butting in," captured, on May 10th, "the white elephant."

R57513. Six little Bunkers at Mammy June's. R57517. The story of a stuffed elephant.

SMITH, Harry L. SEE The story of a stuffed elephant.

The elephant-lore of the Hindus; the elephant-sport (Matanga-lila) of Nilakantha; translated from the original Sanskrit with introd., notes, and glossary by Franklin Edgerton.

The elephant-lore of the Hindus; the elephant-sport (Matanga-lila) of Nilakantha; translated from the original Sanskrit with introd., notes, and glossary by Franklin Edgerton.

Elephant walk.

The Riddle of the stone elephant.

Elephant Bill.

The White elephant mystery.

The Story of Judy, the little elephant.

ELEPHANT (faintly intrigued).

In the picture, Indra, a tiny figure mounted on a white elephant careers across the sky, goading the clouds to fall in torrents.

Set on by the savage elephant, Krishna and Balarama have killed it and taken out the tusks.

In the picture Balarama is about to kill the other wrestler and Krishna, holding an elephant tusk under his arm, looks at the king with calm defiance.

The ancient Hindoos embodied their idea of irresistible power in the force and fury of an amorous elephant.

First the jackal made him write out a promise to restore the cow and to pay twenty-five rupees to the panchayat; and then it began:"In a forest lived a wild elephant and every night it wandered about grazing and in the day it returned to its retreat in a certain hill.

When the snake wanted to come out and found the way blocked, it got angry and in its rage bit the elephant and the elephant died then and there.

When the snake wanted to come out and found the way blocked, it got angry and in its rage bit the elephant and the elephant died then and there.

Presently a jackal came prowling by and saw the elephant lying dead; it could not restrain itself from such a feast and choosing a place where the skin was soft began to tear at the flesh.

Soon it made such a large hole that it got quite inside the elephant and still went on eating.

But when the sun grew strong, the elephant's skin shrunk and closed the hole and the jackal could not get out again and died miserably inside the elephant.

But when the sun grew strong, the elephant's skin shrunk and closed the hole and the jackal could not get out again and died miserably inside the elephant.

So the elephant met its death through sleepiness and the snake through anger and the jackal through greed.

"And how will you manage to return again here?" "I shall ask for the dust of April and May and if it is not given to me I shall cry myself to death; and if that fails, I shall cry for a toy winnowing fan; and if they give me that, then I will cry for an elephant and if that fails then on my wedding day there will be two thorns in the rice they give me to eat and they will stick in my throat and kill me.

His mother had carefully guarded the memory of all that she had heard in the other world; and when the child asked for the dust and the winnowing fan and the elephant, she at once gratified his desires.

The Elephant and the Ants.

At this the elephant got into a rage and shouted; "Well, come we will start at once," and it set off to run with all its might and when it got tired it looked down at the ground and there were two ants.

Now it is a saying that ants are more numerous in this world than any other kind of living creature; and what happened was that the two ants never ran at all, but stayed where they were; but whenever the elephant looked at the ground, it saw some ants running about and thought that they were the first two, and so ran itself to death.

From this story of the elephant we should learn this lesson; the Creator knows why He made some animals big and some small and why He made some men fools; so we should neither bully nor cheat men who happen to be born stupid.

" THE ELEPHANT REMEMBERS By EDISON MARSHALL From Everybody's Magazine An elephant is old on the day he is born, say the natives of Burma, and no white man is ever quite sure just what they mean.

" THE ELEPHANT REMEMBERS By EDISON MARSHALL From Everybody's Magazine An elephant is old on the day he is born, say the natives of Burma, and no white man is ever quite sure just what they mean.

And it is true that if any animal in the world has had a chance to acquire knowledge it is the elephant, for his breed are the oldest residents of this old world.

Of all the places in the great world, only a few remain wherein a captive elephant hears the call of his wild brethren at birth.

Elephant babies, although usually weighing not more than one hundred and eighty, often touch two hundred.

He was an elephant-catcher by trade, in the employ of the great white Dugan Sahib, and the cow that was at this moment bringing a son into the world was his own property.

When ye swaller things that way, don't laugh 'r ye'll choke yerself to death, like the elephant did when he read the comic almanac at breakfast.

A huge bed, with a chintz top shaped like an elephant's back, was in one corner, and a six-legged mahogany table in another.

She looked like an elephant with his howdah on when she wore it."

One patch of my ceiling (just above my only bookcase, confound it!) was coloured a mouldy grey, and from this huge drops like elephant's tears, splashed monotonously.

There will be something wrong; but you shall fill My ears with praises specious and irrelevant Of this and that; and you shall have your will, And heave a deep sigh when I've paid my bill, Having got off at last some rare white elephant.

There came a sound in the night as of an elephant-herd trumpeting in anger, and my liver was dissolved, and the heart within me became as a Patoph But'ah under the noon-day sun.

It's yoking an elephant to a zebra."

that one of the local princes presented me with an elephant, two elephants even.

I was so worried about the elephant that I woke up.

As even a baby elephant makes a pretty heavy package, hers is the last to arrive, but soon becomes the laughing stock of the others because of his big ears, getting meanly named "Dumbo" by the others.

It is called The Elephant Man.

Krusty remembers and says the word used to stop the elephant.

โ€œHe was able to designate these 35 miles in the Elephant Rock road system as motorcycle-only routes.โ€

โ€œHonestly, I canโ€™t believe we got away with it,โ€ said one SGA member wearing a military uniform and enough medals to weigh down a particularly fragile elephant.

However, the Elephant in the room here is The Coalition, we have barely begun to recover from that.

No, but sometimes uniqueness wins out, especially when coupled with a solid elephant headpiece like that.

No discussion of recruiting failures in the current cycle is possible without mentioning the elephant in the room โ€” that would be the Crimson Tide and head coach Nick Saban, who landed pledges from the Brockermeyer twins back in July.

No longer will he be โ€˜the worldโ€™s loneliest elephantโ€™,โ€ deputy environment minister Neth Pheaktra said.

This musical features the Cat In The Hat telling the story of Horton, an elephant who not only must protect a speck of dust containing The Whoโ€™s from a world of naysayers, but also guard an abandoned egg.

Tunde Marokinyo, co-founder of Africa Nature Investors, said the sighting of the herd implied that Nigeriaโ€™s elephant population had effectively doubled.

But there was one Elephant-a new Elephant-an Elephant's Child-who was full of 'satiable curtiosity, and that means he asked ever so many questions.

But there was one Elephant-a new Elephant-an Elephant's Child-who was full of 'satiable curtiosity, and that means he asked ever so many questions.

But there was one Elephant-a new Elephant-an Elephant's Child-who was full of 'satiable curtiosity, and that means he asked ever so many questions.

Essentially, the committee said it is time to turn and guide the elephant, rather than cut off its trunk.

For, as they say in Tibet, "With a stout heart, a mouse can life an elephant."

Muffin', the elephant song and 'Peggy's on the Go'.

"Oh, ummmm, let's see," the elephant pondered.