returned the Hungry Tiger, licking his lips with his long red tongue.
I think you are a very good tiger," said Dorothy, patting the huge head of the beast.
Yet for one night in the year the Hairless One fears the Tiger, as Tha promised, and never has the Tiger given him cause to be less afraid.
Sometimes it falls in the dry summer and sometimes in the wet rains--this one Night of the Tiger.
The biggest of the tigers
came up to the Lion and bowed, saying:
I knew that it was practically beyond reason to imagine that tigers had crossed the mountain ranges and rivers and all the great continent of Europe to travel this far from their native lairs, and entirely impossible that they should have crossed the English Channel at all.
The country was apparently infested by these huge Carnivora, for after three other attempts to land and cook our food we were forced to abandon the idea entirely, as each time we were driven off by hunting tigers.
All its efforts to rid itself of the tiger
seemed futile, until in desperation it threw itself upon the ground, rolling over and over.
Now I've got him afraid of me, and the rest ought to be easy," he announced, resting off and panting hard from his exertions, while the great tiger
crouched and quivered and shrank back from him against the base of the arena-bars.
seemed to smile, and winked one eye slowly.
It was the noise that bewilders woodcutters and gypsies sleeping in the open, and makes them run sometimes into the very mouth of the tiger
Out of your wild cats must tigers
have evolved, and out of your poison- toads, crocodiles: for the good hunter shall have a good hunt!