I reckoned he believed in the A-rabs and the elephants
, but as for me I think different.
She felt as if she had been on a long journey, and at any rate she had had something to amuse her all the time, and she had played with the ivory elephants
and had seen the gray mouse and its babies in their nest in the velvet cushion.
Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody cared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as Tabaqui, as bold as the wild buffalo, and as reckless as the wounded elephant
Relentlessly they slaughtered elephants
themselves as well as stealing ivory from the natives.
And the sea is precisely their best vehicle, the only medium through which these giants (against which terrestrial animals, such as elephants
or rhinoceroses, are as nothing) can be produced or developed.
The cold regions of the north, almost within the gloom and shadow of the Arctic Circle, sent him their tribute in the shape of furs; hot Africa sifted for him the golden sands of her rivers, and gathered up the ivory tusks of her great elephants
out of the forests; the east came bringing him the rich shawls, and spices, and teas, and the effulgence of diamonds, and the gleaming purity of large pearls.
Poyser, entering warm and coatless, with the two black-eyed boys behind him, still looking as much like him as two small elephants
are like a large one.
The planter, therefore, hired elephants
by ones and twos and threes, and fell to work.
And the Lord of the Jungle was Tha, the First of the Elephants
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.
There's nothing surprising about that, my dear Dick; the elephants
of Central Africa are the finest in the world.
Ah, sir," called out somebody who was sitting near me, "you've reached the right man for that; Hunter Quatermain should be able to tell you about elephants
if anybody can.