The children were inclined to be frightened by the sight of the small animal, which reminded them of the bears
; but Dorothy reassured them by explaining that Eureka was a pet and could do no harm even if she wished to.
In straying among the thickets they had beheld tracks of grizzly bears
in every direction, doubtless attracted thither by the fruit.
My man Friday had delivered our guide, and when we came up to him he was helping him off his horse, for the man was both hurt and frightened, when on a sudden we espied the bear
come out of the wood; and a monstrous one it was, the biggest by far that ever I saw.
Presently, with two great bears
dogging our footsteps we entered a dense fog,
Come hither, deign to touch an abject wretch; Draw near and fear not; I myself must bear
The load of guilt that none but I can share.
word of this to your master," said the prince, "and ask him which of these five Englishmen he would desire to meet.
'I'll brood over miseries no longer, but put a good face on the matter, and try the fresh air and the bears
again; and if that don't do, I'll talk to the baroness soundly, and cut the Von Swillenhausens dead.' With this the baron fell into his chair, and laughed so loud and boisterously, that the room rang with it.
would have liked to go at once, but the wolf held him back by the sleeve, and said: 'No, you must wait until the lord and lady Queen have gone away again.' So they took stock of the hole where the nest lay, and trotted away.
His very next trip he killed a young bear
, nearly full-grown, and on the trip following, a large male bear
and his mate.
But the Showman passed on, in maiden meditation, fancy free, and being joined soon afterward by the Bear
, who was absently picking his teeth, it was inferred that they were not unacquainted.
Then the First and Foremost, who had resumed his hairy body and bear
head, turned to the Nome and asked
"I've seen rugs like that," said the shaggy man, nodding, "but never one made from a blue bear