Everything goes quiet and all I can hear is the breathing of the dragonlike
steed I'm sitting on.
Many of the Avicen still look at her as an outsider, however, and distrust her, especially when the Ala involves her in a search for the legendary Firebird, something that has been foretold has the power to end the ancient conflict between the Avicen and their foes, the dragonlike
humanoids known as Drakharins.
There are also minions of the Dark Circle, including Bonesplitter, a fearsome dragonlike
creature who has forgotten he was once an evil wizard.
It's been variously described as "snail-like," "manatee-like," "elephant-like," "dragonlike
," and "Loch Ness Monster-like." Some of the sightings have occurred in the vicinity of Blue Springs, which is also prime manatee territory.
Streep plays dragonlike
headmistress Sister Aloysius, who suspects charismatic parish priest, Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman), of being too friendly with one of the boys, the school's first black student, and sets out to prove her suspicions.
Verlyn Flieger describes Gollum as the "twisted, broken outcast hobbit" whose "dragonlike
greed" destroys him (57).
As a metaphor of his idea, he describes the prow of the Oseberg Viking Ship and shows in detail the figures carved there in low relief in 'curlings and weavings and interlacing, dragonlike
designs.' The figuration, he observes, 'is not representational'.
Robert, the "rescuer," like Saint George of myth and legend, arrived to snatch Elizabeth from her dragonlike
Belief in these creatures apparently arose without the slightest knowledge on the part of the ancients of the gigantic, prehistoric, dragonlike
Seventeen-year-old Micah heads into wyrmeweald, a harsh, barren wilderness dominated by dragonlike
wyrmes, to make his fortune.
Alien Kainan (James Caviezel) crashlands his spaceship in Norway in 709 in pursuit of the Moorwen, a terrible intergalactic dragonlike
Though his journey is fraught with danger, he is aided by the dragonlike
creatures that guard the tomb of Osiris, god of the underworld, and the fire-breathing cobras that guard the gates and passageways.