This story was immediately matched by a thrice marvellous adventure of Brom Bones, who made light of the Galloping Hessian as an arrant jockey.
Ichabod, who had no relish for this strange midnight companion, and bethought himself of the adventure of Brom Bones with the Galloping Hessian, now quickened his steed in hopes of leaving him behind.
Against the new masonry I re-erected the old rampart of bones
were those of a large man--a man of wondrous strength and vitality Tarzan knew he must have been to have penetrated thus far through the dangers of Africa with such a ponderous yet at the same time futile armament.
I'm making bone
soup, sir, and wondering why I ever went to sea.
We'll give up bones
today and have eyes instead; that will be more interesting to you," added Rose, seeing no ardent thirst for physiological information in his face.
Most physiologists believe that the bones
of the skull are homologous with--that is correspond in number and in relative connexion with--the elemental parts of a certain number of vertebrae.
They were beasts, fighting over bones
, destroying one another for bones
Mr Wegg, if you was brought here loose in a bag to be articulated, I'd name your smallest bones
blindfold equally with your largest, as fast as I could pick 'em out, and I'd sort 'em all, and sort your wertebrae, in a manner that would equally surprise and charm you.
He took a little bone
the size of a bean out of a pill-box.
But the thought never entered his mind of profiting by this accident; he had seen from the manner in which the arm was bent, and from the noise it made in bending, that the bone
was fractured, and that the patient must be in great pain; and now he thought of nothing else but of administering relief to the sufferer, however little benevolent the man had shown himself during their short interview.
He bounded towards her joyously, and she met him with shrewd fangs that laid his cheek open to the bone
Then Marian tells how, when the huntsmen cut up the stag, they threw the bone
called the raven's bone
to one that sat and croaked for it.
First, Jemmy Tweedle felt on his hinder head the direful bone
It was an old bone
, which may, according to appearances, have served in other crimes.