There was a dentist's sign, among others, which adorned the entrance, and after staring a moment at the pair of artificial jaws
which slowly opened and shut to draw attention to a fine set of teeth, the young gentleman put on his coat, took his hat, and went down to post himself in the opposite doorway, saying with a smile and a shiver, "It's like her to come alone, but if she has a bad time she'll need someone to help her home.
At night she dreamed that he had bitten into her body and that his jaws
Heyward perceived, in truth, that the younger Indian had thrown his form on the side of the hillock while they were talking, like one who sought to make the most of the time allotted to rest, and that his example had been followed by David, whose voice literally "clove to his jaws
," with the fever of his wound, heightened, as it was, by their toilsome march.
within are shabby shelves, ranged round with old decanters, bottles, flasks; and in those jaws
of swift destruction, like another cursed Jonah (by which name indeed they called him), bustles a little withered old man, who, for their money, dearly sells the sailors deliriums and death.
This whale is not dead; he is only dispirited; out of sorts, perhaps; hypochondriac; and so supine, that the hinges of his jaw
have relaxed, leaving him there in that ungainly sort of plight, a reproach to all his tribe, who must, no doubt, imprecate lock-jaws
He had been torn out of the jaws
of destruction, he had been delivered from the thraldom of despair; the whole world had been changed for him--he was free, he was free
They lock themselves together and chew each other's jaws
for a while; then they roll and tumble on the ground till one loses a horn or a leg and has to haul off for repairs.
But when he emerged from the towel, he was not yet satisfactory, for the clean territory stopped short at his chin and his jaws
, like a mask; below and beyond this line there was a dark expanse of unirrigated soil that spread downward in front and backward around his neck.
Crying for joy, and singing for joy, were alike un- common to me while in the jaws
I did, though: I vociferated curses enough to annihilate any fiend in Christendom; and I got a stone and thrust it between his jaws
, and tried with all my might to cram it down his throat.
When he had finished, Ben Weatherstaff was standing quite still with his jaws
set obstinately but with a disturbed look in his eyes fixed on Colin.
Brutus gluttonously watered at the mouth; and the tongue of Cassius, protruding in unutterable expectation, smoked again between his enormous jaws