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Jerry's outcry, as he sprawled, whirled, sprang, and slashed, was a veritable puppy-scream of indignation.
It was he who snarled warningly at the younger members of the pack or slashed at them with his fangs when they ambitiously tried to pass him.
Struck in flank by two full-grown fox- terriers, he was slashed and rolled on the deck.
Twice Michael slashed the other four-footed foe and then pursued him in a circle with Captain Duncan pursuing him in turn.
Buck was beset by three huskies, and in a trice his head and shoulders were ripped and slashed. The din was frightful.
Time and time again he tried for the snow-white throat, where life bubbled near to the surface, and each time and every time Spitz slashed him and got away.
Henry Brattenburg, the butcher, who lived out that way, stopped him at the edge of the town and told him he was sure to meet the down train but Windpeter slashed at him with his whip and drove on.
Most of them were appareled all in white, like his captors; but others had markings of red or blue or yellow slashed across the front of their robes.
He told her briefly who and what he was, though he doubted if she understood, and from her he learned that she had been a prisoner there for many months; but for what purpose he did not then learn, as in the midst of their conversation the yellow door swung open and a Wieroo with a robe slashed with yellow entered.
And in the fights it was observable that these lads hacked and slashed with the same tremendous spirit, after they were covered with streaming wounds, which they had shown in the beginning.
They tore at each others' eyes and ears with their hands and with their gleaming tusks repeatedly slashed and gored until both were cut fairly to ribbons from head to foot.
A dozen yards they ran, and then the swordsman slashed again, and Bert could hear across the waters a little sound like the moo of an elfin cow as the fat little man fell forward.