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The last plant of all the row had captured the Woozy, and a big bunch in the center of the curled leaf showed plainly where he was.
So Tarzan came to his cabin unattended, and a few moments later was curled up in the mildewed remnants of what had once been a bed of grasses.
The dogs got nothing, though they watched with wistful mien from a distance, sitting up in the snow, their tails curled around their paws.
As it was, he tied on his snowshoes, left the dogs curled in the snow and Kama breathing heavily under his rabbit skins, and climbed up to the big flat above the high earth-bank.
Jerry roused to Skipper's entrance under the blanket, and, quite as if it were a long-established custom, curled in between his arm and side, and, after one happy sniff and one kiss of his cool little tongue, as Skipper pressed his cheek against him caressingly, dozed off to sleep.
The creature could bend either way, and its white toes now curled the same way the black ones on the other side had done.
IN THE WINTERTIME, a Dog curled up in as small a space as possible on account of the cold, determined to make himself a house.
All night it blew in short fitful puffs, heeling the great cog over until the water curled over her lee bulwarks.
On the few occasions when anything amused him, he curled up a little at the corners of the lips, nothing more.
The corners of the Sergeant's melancholy mouth curled up, and he looked hard in my face, just as he had looked in the garden.
Tulliver, desiring her daughter to have a curled crop, "like other folks's children," had had it cut too short in front to be pushed behind the ears; and as it was usually straight an hour after it had been taken out of paper, Maggie was incessantly tossing her head to keep the dark, heavy locks out of her gleaming black eyes,--an action which gave her very much the air of a small Shetland pony.