"It is a raid by vampire bats
!" was all Tom and Ned could distinguish.
Winter and Johnson carry out their bats
, and, it being a one day's match, the Lord's men are declared the winners, they having scored the most in the first innings.
Under the roof vast knots of bats
had packed themselves together, thousands in a bunch; the lights disturbed the creat- ures and they came flocking down by hundreds, squeaking and darting furiously at the candles.
Now look at the Galeopithecus or flying lemur, which formerly was falsely ranked amongst bats
. It has an extremely wide flank-membrane, stretching from the corners of the jaw to the tail, and including the limbs and the elongated fingers: the flank membrane is, also, furnished with an extensor muscle.
had ceased to beat their wings about the ruin.
He looked at the old shops, still there, still selling the same things; the booksellers with school-books, pious works, and the latest novels in one window and photographs of the Cathedral and of the city in the other; the games shop, with its cricket bats
, fishing tackle, tennis rackets, and footballs; the tailor from whom he had got clothes all through his boyhood; and the fishmonger where his uncle whenever he came to Tercanbury bought fish.
SUSPICIONS amongst thoughts, are like bats
amongst birds, they ever fly by twilight.
who fell upon the ground and was caught by a Weasel pleaded to be spared his life.
The scandals of the past few years have at last moved the yachting world to concerted action in regard to "bat
" boat racing.
We could not exactly pitch stumps, for they are forbidden in the Gardens, but there are trees here and there which have chalk-marks on them throughout the summer, and when you take up your position with a bat
near one of these you have really pitched stumps.
There are no mice in the air, I'm afraid, but you might catch a bat
, and that's very like a mouse, you know.
All the talk we ever have heard Uttered by bat
or beast or bird-- Hide or fin or scale or feather-- Jabber it quickly and all together!