So, as the wheel turned, a hog
was suddenly jerked off his feet and borne aloft.
It is now a well-established fact that glaciers move; I consider that my observations go to show, with equal conclusiveness, that a hog
in a spring does not move.
Now it was the shape of a man in a long robe, the fleecy whiteness of which was made out of the fountain's spray; now it was a lion, or a tiger, or a wolf, or an ass, or, as often as anything else, a hog
, wallowing in the marble basin as if it were his sty.
My cousins and clansmen came about me, and pressed me sorely to remain; many a sheep and many an ox did they slaughter, and many a fat hog
did they set down to roast before the fire; many a jar, too, did they broach of my father's wine.
The captain was desirous, however, of purchasing a number of hogs
, but there were none to be had -The trade in pork was a royal monopoly, and no subject of the great Tamaahmaah dared to meddle with it.
By means of this I was descending rapidly, and in apparent safety, when a huge hog
, about whose rotund stomach, and indeed about whose whole air and physiognomy, there was something which reminded me of the Angel of the Odd, - when this hog
, I say, which hitherto had been quietly slumbering in the mud, took it suddenly into his head that his left shoulder needed scratching, and could find no more convenient rubbing-post than that afforded by the foot of the ladder.
It was not until the basket had arrived within a few feet of the Gizbarim that a low grunt betrayed to their perception a hog
of no common size.
He closed his announcement by saying: "Any nigger that's got any love for his race, or any respect for himself, will bring a hog
to the next meeting.
Before they died the brilliant one was detected in seventy languages as the author of but two or three books of fiction and poetry, while the other was honoured in the Bureau of Statistics of his native land as the compiler of sixteen volumes of tabulated information relating to the domestic hog
May the wild hog
defile my grave, but thou speakest wisdom
is not in favor as an article of diet, but is respected for
In short, I'm going to play the hog
myself, and not for one day, but for the rest of the season,--if we're in luck.