Ears


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Ears

Projections on the sides of the upper part of door and window surrounds. Also called shoulders.
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So Tip got out his knife and fashioned some ears out of the bark of a small tree.
You must know that the Marionette, even from his birth, had very small ears, so small indeed that to the naked eye they could hardly be seen.
So low was it that he scarcely heard it himself and almost took it on faith, or on the testimony of his lips rather than of his ears, that he had made it.
Rose adored pretty things, longed to wear them, and the desire of her girlish soul was to have her ears bored, only Dr.
I have so named him because he could prick up only one of his ears. The other ear always hung limp and without movement.
The priest walked straight up to him, but strangely enough did not even glance at his ears. He stared with an almost comical seriousness at his bald forehead, and pointed to a three-cornered cicatrice, long healed, but still discernible.
He stared at me for a moment, and then repeated, "Pointed ears?"
While they were saying this, Laska, with ears pricked up, was looking upwards at the sky, and reproachfully at them.
For on the spread of inquiry among the villagers it was stated with gathering emphasis, that the parson had wanted to know whether the pedlar wore ear-rings in his ears, and an impression was created that a great deal depended on the eliciting of this fact.
At the thought of all this splendour, Hetty got up from her chair, and in doing so caught the little red-framed glass with the edge of her scarf, so that it fell with a bang on the floor; but she was too eagerly occupied with her vision to care about picking it up; and after a momentary start, began to pace with a pigeon-like stateliness backwards and forwards along her room, in her coloured stays and coloured skirt, and the old black lace scarf round her shoulders, and the great glass ear-rings in her ears.
The borzois jumped up, jerking the rings of the leashes and pricking their ears. Karay finished scratching his hindquarters and, cocking his ears, got up with quivering tail from which tufts of matted hair hung down.
ONE pleasant day in the latter part of eternity, as the Shades of all the great writers were reposing upon beds of asphodel and moly in the Elysian fields, each happy in hearing from the lips of the others nothing but copious quotation from his own works (for so Jove had kindly bedeviled their ears), there came in among them with triumphant mien a Shade whom none knew.