de Bonaparte; do not conceal anything, however serious, -- let us see, the Island of Elba is a volcano, and we may expect to have issuing thence flaming and bristling
war -- bella, horrida bella.
The Indian, paddling his birch canoe on Lake Champlain, looked up at the high ramparts of Ticonderoga, stone piled on stone, bristling
with cannon, and the white flag of France floating above.
But Minerva and Apollo, in the likeness of vultures, perched on father Jove's high oak tree, proud of their men; and the ranks sat close ranged together, bristling
with shield and helmet and spear.
I have been ploughing and sowing and raising and printing and praying, and now begin to come out upon a less bristling
time, and to enjoy the calm prospect of things from a fair piazza at the north of the old farmhouse here.
His neck possessed, in an eminent degree, the property of length to which we have alluded, and it was topped by a small bullet-head that exhibited on one side a bush of bristling
brown hair and on the other a short, twinkling visage, that appeared to maintain a constant struggle with itself in order to look wise.
The host, hostess, and two lads were watching with anxiety the circle of these angry gamblers, from the midst of which war seemed ready to break forth, bristling
with knives and hatchets.
In this sore and irritable mood did the captain pursue his course, keeping a wary eye on every movement, and bristling
up whenever the detested sound of the Gaelic language grated upon his ear.
His physiognomy would have sufficiently indicated that he was a shrewd and capable fellow, and in truth he had often sat up all night over a bristling
bundle of accounts, and heard the cock crow without a yawn.
He clutched the bristling
withers of the barasingh with his right hand, held the torch away with his left, and stepped out of the shrine into the desperate night.
At my discovery I leaped to my feet so suddenly that it brought Raja, growling and bristling
, upon all fours in an instant.