With that he took his trembling hands, which were like the claws
of a great bird, out of my hair; and put on a pair of spectacles, not at all ornamental to his inflamed eyes.
This is the hour of pride and power, Talon and tush and claw
It had been fighting, and manifestly had had a savage opponent, for its throat was torn away, and its belly was slit open as if with a savage claw
It was a continual scratching, as if made by a huge claw
, a powerful tooth, or some iron instrument attacking the stones.
A yellow claw
the very same that had dawed together so much wealth- poked itself out of the coach- window, and dropt some copper coins upon the ground; so that, though the great man's name seems to have been Gathergold, he might just as suitably have been nicknamed Scattercopper.
At last we began to claw
up on a cant, bow-rudder and port-propeller together; only the nicest balancing of tanks saved us from spinning like the rifle-bullet of the old days.
The bird flew down and took the gold chain in his right claw
, and then he alighted again in front of the goldsmith and sang:
says she, 'I'll claw
his face for'n, let me only catch him
Then suddenly it projected a skinny claw
armed with nails nearly an inch long, and laying it on the shoulder of Twala the king, began to speak in a thin and piercing voice--
His breast was in fact, mangled as by the claw
of a tiger, and on his side he had a large and badly healed wound.
Was it a fierce tiger of crime, which could only be taken fighting hard with flashing fang and claw
, or would it prove to be some skulking jackal, dangerous only to the weak and unguarded?
and my function is to paint--and as a painter I have a conception which is altogether genialisch, of your great-aunt or second grandmother as a subject for a picture; therefore, the universe is straining towards that picture through that particular hook or claw
which it puts forth in the shape of me-- not true?