My hopes began to rise a little, but they were quickly blighted; for there I met a hog--a long-nosed
, bristly fellow, that held up his snout and worked his nostrils at me inquiringly.
Don Quixote and Sancho resumed their journey to Saragossa, and on it the history leaves them in order that it may tell who the Knight of the Mirrors and his long-nosed
"I have no doubt in the world that you are doing well in that greasy Flanders; living probably on the fat of the unctuous land; sitting like a black-haired, tawny-skinned, long-nosed
Israelite by the flesh-pots of Egypt; or like a rascally son of Levi near the brass cauldrons of the sanctuary, and every now and then plunging in a consecrated hook, and drawing out of the sea, of broth the fattest of heave-shoulders and the fleshiest of wave-breasts.
They say that the long-nosed
, lanky, dyspeptic-looking body-snatchers, with the indescribable hats on, and a long curl dangling down in front of each ear, are the old, familiar, self-righteous Pharisees we read of in the Scriptures.
would ye!" growled Montmorency, showing his teeth; "I'll teach ye to cheek a hard-working, respectable dog; ye miserable, long-nosed
, dirty- looking scoundrel, ye.
Others include "long-nosed
"; "goutylegged"; "chamber pot" and "copper-nosed" from the practice of treating syphilis with copper.
California: A new mammal discovered in the remote desert of western Africa resembles a long-nosed
mouse in appearance but is more closely related genetically to elephants, a California scientist who helped identify the tiny creature said on Thursday.
When he was a child, Rodrigo kept vampire bats as pets, but now, his favourite bat is the lesser long-nosed
bat, which doesn't drink blood at all.
Scientists exploring a forest on a remote Indonesian island say they have discovered several new species, including the world's smallest known wallaby, a long-nosed
frog and a yellow-eyed gecko.
On closer inspection it turned out to be a previously unknown type of long-nosed
Also in southern California, the western long-nosed
snake appears to be declining, at least in part because of light pollution, Fisher and Case note.