Then we of the Jungle followed the herd till we came to that cave, and Fear stood at the mouth of it, and he was, as the buffaloes had said, hairless
, and he walked upon his hinder legs.
The Monkey came with the rest and presented, with all a mother's tenderness, a flat-nosed, hairless
, ill-featured young Monkey as a candidate for the promised reward.
A huge, white-furred creature with six limbs, four of which, short and heavy, carry it over the snow and ice; the other two, which grow forward from its shoulders on either side of its long, powerful neck, terminate in white, hairless
hands with which it seizes and holds its prey.
Presently there emerged from the cavernous depths of the lair a monstrous creature, scarred from a hundred battles, almost hairless
and with an empty socket where one eye had been.
He kept a supply of drinking-water in his cave, which cave belonged to his son, the Hairless
One, who permitted him to occupy a corner of it.
His little body, burned brown by exposure, suddenly caused him feelings of intense shame, for he realized that it was entirely hairless
, like some low snake, or other reptile.
Here I was thrown upon my back, and beheld standing over me a colossal ape-like creature, white and hairless
except for an enormous shock of bristly hair upon its head.
He worshipped a real and indubitable god, not fashioned in his own four-legged, hair-covered image, but in the flesh-and-blood image, two-legged, hairless
, upstanding, of Steward.
As soon as they entered the town, Pinocchio noticed that all the streets were filled with hairless
dogs, yawning from hunger; with sheared sheep, trembling with cold; with combless chickens, begging for a grain of wheat; with large butterflies, unable to use their wings because they had sold all their lovely colors; with tailless peacocks, ashamed to show themselves; and with bedraggled pheasants, scuttling away hurriedly, grieving for their bright feathers of gold and silver, lost to them forever.
Though he spoke in the language of the great apes of the jungle, it is doubtful that Sheeta understood the words, though he knew well enough that the hairless
ape wished to frighten him from his well-chosen station past which edible creatures might be expected to wander sometime during the watches of the night.
He saw only a naked man-thing, hairless
and futile, pitting his puny fangs and soft muscles against his own indomitable savagery, and he charged.
IF YOU HAVE lived in cities and have walked in the park on a summer afternoon, you have perhaps seen, blinking in a corner of his iron cage, a huge, grotesque kind of monkey, a creature with ugly, sag- ging, hairless
skin below his eyes and a bright pur- ple underbody.