For a moment she stood over her dead cubs
, Umslopogaas hanging from her mouth, and looked at them as though she wondered; and we hoped that she might let him fall.
And perhaps he will be kind enough to come and see the cub
However, I once caught a young male of three years old, and endeavoured, by all marks of tenderness, to make it quiet; but the little imp fell a squalling, and scratching, and biting with such violence, that I was forced to let it go; and it was high time, for a whole troop of old ones came about us at the noise, but finding the cub
was safe (for away it ran), and my sorrel nag being by, they durst not venture near us.
A Wolf accustomed to moving his own cubs
can, if necessary, mouth an egg without breaking it, and though Father Wolf's jaws closed right on the child's back not a tooth even scratched the skin as he laid it down among the cubs
He shall make the ground to open under thy feet, and the creeper to twist about thy neck, and the tree-trunks to grow together about thee higher than thou canst leap, and at the last he shall take thy hide to wrap his cubs
when they are cold.
The hares had already half changed their summer coats, the fox cubs
were beginning to scatter, and the young wolves were bigger than dogs.
Often, too, he would unexpectedly pop his head into the schoolroom while the young people were at meals, and find them spilling their milk over the table and themselves, plunging their fingers into their own or each other's mugs, or quarrelling over their victuals like a set of tiger's cubs
I often meditate upon this scene--the two of us, half-grown cubs
, in the childhood of the race, and the one mastering his fear, beating down his selfish impulse of flight, in order to stand by and succor the other.
It manifested itself as a fear strong within her, that made her prevent One Eye from more closely inspecting the cubs
he had fathered.
These unlicked cubs
who thought they could out-drink ME!
There is much meat on the ice - a she-bear and two half-grown cubs
Insensible to the stony stare of three pairs of eyes, which, if the stories of our childhood as to the power of the human eye are true, ought to have been enough to daunt a tiger, that unabashed manufacturer from the East End fastened his fangs, figuratively speaking, into the poor girl and prepared to drag her away for a prey to his cubs
of both sexes.