The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing-- for once started upon that journey, the hog
never came back; at the top of the wheel he was shunted off upon a trolley, and went sailing down the room.
"The gilding decays, But hog
's leather stays!" said the walls.
The natives were hurrying about hither and thither, engaged in various duties, some lugging off to the stream enormous hollow bamboos, for the purpose of filling them with water; others chasing furious-looking hogs
through the bushes, in their endeavours to capture them; and numbers employed in kneading great mountains of poee-poee heaped up in huge wooden vessels.
It looked like nothing but a hog
, which lay wallowing in the marble basin, and filled it from brim to brim.
I made a note of this curious thing, as showing in a striking manner the relative difference between glacial action and the action of the hog
. 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.
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.
Perhaps I may add here that at the present time the school owns over two hundred horses, colts, mules, cows, calves, and oxen, and about seven hundred hogs
and pigs, as well as a large number of sheep and goats.
There's where I got the jellyfish in the dishwater an' the prize hog
skinned to death."
I won their gratitude by buying out all the hogs
at the lump sum of sixteen pennies, which was rather above latest quotations.
There was one that told my lord a parcel of the confoundedest lies about me; he said that I used to drive my hogs
into other folk's gardens, and a great deal more; and at last he said, he hoped I had at last brought my hogs
to a fair market.
Tom Sawyer called the hogs
"ingots," and he called the turnips and stuff "julery," and we would go to the cave and powwow over what we had done, and how many people we had killed and marked.
I brought over with me for the use of our plantation, three horses, with harness and saddles, some hogs
, two cows, and a thousand other things, the gift of the kindest and tenderest child that ever woman had.