‘Same as if he had a bone in his throat,’ said the Gryphon: and it set to work shaking him and punching him in the back.
In the surgeon’s deposition it was stated that the posterior third of the left parietal bone and the left half of the occipital bone had been shattered by a heavy blow from a blunt weapon.
‘They always likes a bone or two to clean their teeth on about tea-time, which you ’as a bagful.’
This elderly widow, with a robust bone structure that made her able to withstand the hardest of things in her long life, wasn't really repelled by Gregor.
I see I was up a stump again, so I played another chicken bone and got another think.
‘Besides,’ added the dog, ‘I should not be the worse for a bone or two, or a bit of meat.’
Hansel, however, stretched out a little bone to her, and the old woman, who had dim eyes, could not see it, and thought it was Hansel’s finger, and was astonished that there was no way of fattening him.
Be that how it may, there stands the vast arched bone of the whale’s jaw, so wide, a coach might almost drive beneath it.
Likewise, there was a parcel of outlandish bone fish hooks on the shelf over the fire-place, and a tall harpoon standing at the head of the bed.
It was of a conical shape, some ten feet high; consisting of the long, huge slabs of limber black bone taken from the middle and highest part of the jaws of the right-whale.