White Fang resisted, and he could feel the jaws
shifting their grip, slightly relaxing and coming together again in a chewing movement.
For if I should kill another bug or beetle I should surely cry again, and crying rusts my jaws
so that I cannot speak."
There were a king with a large jaw
and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw
and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France.
And Big-Fat and Pig- Jaw
and Tiger-Face and all the rest said it was true.
The monster seemed to be but playing with his victim before he closed his awful jaws
upon him and dragged him down to his dark den beneath the surface to devour him.
were pried apart to their greatest extension, and a stout stake, sharpened at both ends, was so inserted that when the pries were removed the spread jaws
were fixed upon it.
139-143) `Frogs, the Mice have sent me with their threats against you, and bid you arm yourselves for war and battle; for they have seen Crumb-snatcher in the water whom your king Puff- jaw
His pads struck upon the rock here where it is smooth, and there for a second he seemed to cling, while his great jaws
closed with a clash but a spear's breadth beneath the dead man's foot.
But its most ferocious and repulsive feature is its jaws
, the entire bony structure of which protrudes several inches beyond the flesh, revealing five sharp, spadelike teeth in the upper jaw
and the same number of similar teeth in the lower, the whole suggesting the appearance of a rotting face from which much of the flesh has sloughed away.
Thus in Eciton, there are working and soldier neuters, with jaws
and instincts extraordinarily different: in Cryptocerus, the workers of one caste alone carry a wonderful sort of shield on their heads, the use of which is quite unknown: in the Mexican Myrmecocystus, the workers of one caste never leave the nest; they are fed by the workers of another caste, and they have an enormously developed abdomen which secretes a sort of honey, supplying the place of that excreted by the aphides, or the domestic cattle as they may be called, which our European ants guard or imprison.
how good you would taste if I could only crunch you between my jaws
. But don't worry.
in front and mighty, poisoned sting behind made my relatively puny long-sword seem a pitiful weapon of defense indeed.