cub


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cub

the young of certain animals, such as the lion, bear, etc.
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The fascination of the light for the grey cub increased from day to day.
In fact, the grey cub was not given to thinking--at least, to the kind of thinking customary of men.
The cub is mine, and to my teeth he will come in the end, O bush-tailed thieves
Sometimes a mother would push her cub far out into the moonlight to be sure that he had not been overlooked.
In his teeth he held the assegai, yet dripping with blood, and in his hands the lion cub that, despite its whines and struggles, he grasped by the skin of the neck and the hind legs.
Nada awoke, and rising, cried out with joy at the sight of the cub, but for a moment I stood astonished.
So the Leader went into his den and looked at his children--two very cunning little cubs, lying on the floor.
He waited a little to enjoy the sensation he made among the deer on the opposite to lap, growling: "The jungle has become a whelping-ground for naked cubs now.
The cub reporter was an artist, and it was a large brush with which he laid on the local color - wild-eyed long-haired men, neurasthenia and degenerate types of men, voices shaken with passion, clenched fists raised on high, and all projected against a background of oaths, yells, and the throaty rumbling of angry men.
There was a moment of fearful cries and struggles, but they ended almost as soon as commenced, by the cub appearing in the air, hurled from the jaws of Brave, with a violence that sent it against a tree so forcibly as to render it completely senseless.
Nature has taught them to dig deep holes with their nails on the side of a rising ground, wherein they lie by themselves; only the kennels of the females are larger, sufficient to hold two or three cubs.
This meant that the she-wolf, about whom they both knew, had moved with her cubs to the Otradnoe copse, a small place a mile and a half from the house.