But it was not so, for presently, to our surprise, the ancient woman, Gagool, rose from her crouching
position, and supporting herself with a stick, staggered off into the open space.
He was now swimming parallel to the bank and there he saw the cruel beast that would have seized him crouching
upon the still form of his little playmate.
What good was her new-found liberty in the face of the frightful beast crouching
so close beside her?
The ape-man stood, half crouching
, the long Arab knife glistening in the moonlight.
At last I gave up, crouching
in the secure fork of a tree.
He dozed despite himself, crouching by the fire, the blankets about his shoulders, the axe between his knees, and on either side a dog pressing close against him.
The man sat down on his blankets in a crouching position.
Though the Bull dug into the walls with his horns, he tired before he could rout out the Mouse, and crouching
down, went to sleep outside the hole.
DURING a shower of rain the Keeper of a Zoological garden observed a Man of Principle crouching
beneath the belly of the ostrich, which had drawn itself up to its full height to sleep.
It was a human figure--that of a man crouching close in the corner.
In the dust of years that lay thick upon the floor--leading from the door by which they had entered, straight across the room to within a yard of Manton's crouching corpse--were three parallel lines of footprints--light but definite impressions of bare feet, the outer ones those of small children, the inner a woman's.
Peter Crouch was the life and soul of the Stoke FC Christmas party - crouching
down to line dance with his teammates.
Peter Crouch was the life and soul of the Stoke Xmas party - crouching
to do a line dance with team-mates.
Yet as Salman Rushdie suggested recently in The New York Times, a crop of new and popular international films, most notably Ang Lee's "shoestring" $15 million epic, Crouching
Tiger, Hidden Dragon, might take U.
Best film - Almost Famous; Billy Elliot; Crouching
Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Erin Brockovich; Gladiator.