There were white-tusked wild males, with fallen leaves and nuts and twigs lying in the wrinkles of their necks and the folds of their ears; fat, slow-footed she-elephants, with restless, little pinky black calves only three or four feet high running under their stomachs; young elephants with their tusks just beginning to show, and very proud of them; lanky, scraggy old-maid elephants, with their hollow anxious faces, and trunks like rough bark; savage old bull elephants, scarred from shoulder to flank with great weals and cuts of bygone fights, and the caked dirt of their solitary mud baths dropping from their shoulders; and there was one with a broken tusk and the marks of the full-stroke, the terrible drawing scrape, of a tiger's claws on his side.
And at that last wild yell the whole line flung up their trunks till the tips touched their foreheads, and broke out into the full salute--the crashing trumpet-peal that only the Viceroy of India hears, the Salaamut of the Keddah.
The warrior screamed, and as he screamed, the sinuous trunk
encircled him, lifted him high above the ground, and hurled him far after the fleeing crowd.
All this passed in a moment, while trunks
were being hustled off, hackman paid, and while a crowd, of all ages and sizes,--men, women, and children,--came running through the galleries, both above and below to see Mas'r come in.
On June 18, 1909, the body of Sigel was found with a rope around her neck in a trunk
in Leon Ling's apartment above a Chinese restaurant in New York City.
has been passed down from generation to generation and its beauty is ageless, untouched by time or change.
Actually, it has trouble in the storage department as well, with a tiny clamshell trunk
that's big enough to hold a couple of gym bags and not much else--especially with the top down and tucked into that space.
The falling ants grip the trunk
and then climb back home.
announced today that they have invested in trunk
The animal apparently threw the man as a reaction to the man's failed attempt to climb upon its trunk
initially originates from the dorsal aorta at the seventh cervical level and drifts caudally to the twelfth thoracic level due to the descent of viscera supplied in the abdomen.
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