But remember, Akela is very old, and soon the day comes when he cannot kill his buck, and then he will be leader no more.
There he checked, for he heard the yell of the Pack hunting, heard the bellow of a hunted Sambhur, and the snort as the buck turned at bay.
Ye know how ye brought me up to an untried buck to make my weakness known.
It’s far easier to call names than to shoot a buck on the spring; but the creatur came by his end from a younger hand than either your’n or mine, as I said before.
With five, sir,” said the Judge, a little struck with the other’s manner; “are they not enough to slay a buck like this?
The black, with the aid of his master, threw the buck across the baggage and entering the vehicle themselves, the Judge invited the hunter to do so likewise.
The antelope, although in plain view of the huge beast, paid not the slightest attention to it, and I was so wrapped up in watching the mighty pachyderm that I quite forgot to shoot at the buck and presently, and in quite a startling manner, it became impossible to do so.
The antelope, scarce twenty paces from him, continued their feeding, when suddenly, from close beside the latter, there came a most terrifying roar, and I saw a great, tawny body shoot, from the concealing verdure beyond the antelope, full upon the back of a small buck.
The startled and terrified buck uttered cries of agony.
No one saw him and Buck go off through the orchard on what Buck imagined was merely a stroll.
Then the rope tightened mercilessly, while Buck struggled in a fury, his tongue lolling out of his mouth and his great chest panting futilely.
I never took a skin from a buck
, nor a quill from a goose, in my life