Which preposition to use with vulture

of Occurrences 20%

Over the silent places of the world flies the vulture of madness, pausing to wheel above isolated farm-houses, where a wife, already dizzy with the pressure of rarefied silence, looks up, magnetized.

on Occurrences 7%

"As the vultures on their dung heaps, When they see carrion, fall upon it, Tearing out its entrails, That day is for them one of joy.

in Occurrences 5%

King vultures in their splendour of black, bare red necks and tips of white upon their wings, lesser breeds of brown carrion hawks and vultures attend our every camp.

to Occurrences 4%

28. 'The herded wolves bold only to pursue, The obscene ravens clamorous o'er the dead, The vultures to the conqueror's banner true, Who feed where desolation first has fed, And whose wings rain contagion,how they fled, 5 When like Apollo, from his golden bow, The Pythian of the age one arrow sped, And smiled!The spoilers tempt no second blow, They fawn on the proud feet that spurn them lying low.

at Occurrences 4%

The Greek line broke up into fragments, around which the Bulgarians clustered and pecked like vultures at a feast.

over Occurrences 2%

So these paddocks are left, often with noble trees standing about in them, putting one in mindif it were not for the Palmistes and Bamboos and the crowd of black vultures over an occasional dead animalof English parks.

around Occurrences 2%

I told you that 'business is business,' and that while I pitied the poor man, I would not have risked my money that way, but you said that conscience would not let you; that while other creditors were gathering like hungry vultures around the poor man, you would not join with them, and that you did not believe in striking a man when he is down.

for Occurrences 2%

After that he was allowed to leave the court, and Sir James Fenwick resumed his seat, and waited like a vulture for its prey.

among Occurrences 1%

That year there were vultures among them, distinguished by the white patches under the wings.

round Occurrences 1%

who are wasting their lives, in stratagems to obtain a book in a language which they do not understand; who pine with envy at the flowers of another man's parterre; who hover like vultures round the owner of a fossil, in hopes to plunder his cabinet at his death; and who would not much regret to see a street in flames, if a box of medals might be scattered in the tumult.

by Occurrences 1%

The natives, of whom there were usually a number encamped in the neighbourhood, attracted by the presence of the ship, as vultures by a carcass, continued on perfectly friendly terms, assisted the wooding and watering parties, brought off fish and portions of turtle to the ship, and accompanied us on our walks on shore.

after Occurrences 1%

It went about like a vulture after food, alighting where it found prey to suit its fancy.

between Occurrences 1%

" "Tell me," said the other, and he framed the face of the vulture between his large hands.

like Occurrences 1%

A land where there are no hills; a land where the vultures sail all day without flapping their tip-curled wings; where slimy dragon things watch from the water's edge; where Greek slaves sweat at indigo-vats that draw vultures like carrion; where black men, toiling, sing all day on the sea-islands, plucking cotton-blossoms; where monstrous horrors, hornless and legless, wallow out to the sedge and graze like cattle" "Man!

Which preposition to use with  vulture