"The mouth is a little member, even of the body of a great king, O Chief Bulalio, ruler of the People of the Axe, wizard of the wolves that are upon the Ghost Mountain, who aforetime was named Umslopogaas, son of Mopo, son of Makedama."
"The ears of the king are large, if his mouth be small, O Chief Bulalio," I answered, "and I, who am but the mouth, speak what the ears have heard."
They ascended the Missouri, passed through the stupendous gates of the Rocky Mountains, hitherto unknown to white men; discovered and explored the upper waters of the Columbia, and followed that river down to its mouth, where their countryman, Gray, had anchored about twelve years previously.
The main feature of his scheme was to establish a line of trading posts along the Missouri and the Columbia, to the mouth of the latter, where was to be founded the chief trading house or mart.
In desperation the smaller of the two Assassins pulled out a long knife from his pocket, and tried to pry Pinocchio's mouth
open with it.
"And in another isle are men that have flat faces without nose and without eyes, but they have two small round holes instead of eyes and they have a flat mouth
--Also what requireth a long time, a day's-work and a mouth
's-work for gentle idlers and sluggards.
All eyes were fixed upon the yawning mouth
of the Columbiad.
I struggled around to no purpose in the bottom of the junk, while my legs and arms were tied and my mouth
securely bound in what I afterward found to be a cotton shirt.
We see the same great law in the construction of the mouths
of insects: what can be more different than the immensely long spiral proboscis of a sphinx-moth, the curious folded one of a bee or bug, and the great jaws of a beetle?--yet all these organs, serving for such different purposes, are formed by infinitely numerous modifications of an upper lip, mandibles, and two pairs of maxillae.
Sancho came so close that he almost put his eyes into his mouth
; now just at that moment the balsam had acted on the stomach of Don Quixote, so, at the very instant when Sancho came to examine his mouth
, he discharged all its contents with more force than a musket, and full into the beard of the compassionate squire.
Even as she waxed impatient, the chance came, and Joe whipped his fist to Ponta's mouth
. It was a staggering blow.