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Then we went back to the forest together and dug a mighty trench in which we buried the elephant I had killed, in order that when it became a skeleton my master might return and secure its tusks.
His mother Radha Pyari,--Radha the darling,--who had been caught in the same drive with Kala Nag, told him, before his little milk tusks had dropped out, that elephants who were afraid always got hurt.
On the ground before the door of the fetish lay six splendid tusks.
He will either push the stump out of the ground with his tusks, if he has any, or drag it out with ropes.
He had two whitish tusks, beautifully curved, and about eight feet in length; and in these the shanks of the anchor had firmly caught.
A Boar rushed upon him, and avenged with a stroke of his tusks a long-remembered injury.
Just in front of us, and broadside on, stood three splendid bulls, one of them with enormous tusks.
Scarcely had they taken their stand in a line with several of their servants, when they saw a huge boar, closely pressed by the hounds and followed by the huntsmen, making towards them, grinding his teeth and tusks, and scattering foam from his mouth.
Then the ferns parted, and I saw gleaming eyes, a long snout, and white tusks.
In old Norse times, the thrones of the sea-loving Danish kings were fabricated, saith tradition, of the tusks of the narwhale.
Some of these tusks have been found buried in the bodies of whales, which the unicorn always attacks with success.
Today it was Horta, the boar, which came down toward the watcher in the old tree--Horta, the boar, whose formidable tusks and diabolical temper preserved him from all but the most ferocious or most famished of the largest carnivora.