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So Tip got out his knife and fashioned some ears out of the bark of a small tree.
Why, a horse has bigger ears than a man; and a donkey has bigger ears than a horse," explained Tip.
You must know that the Marionette, even from his birth, had very small ears, so small indeed that to the naked eye they could hardly be seen.
His manly figure was adorned and enriched by a beautiful pair of donkey's ears.
Carelessly he dropped a hand to Michael's ear, and, with tips of fingers instinct with sensuous sympathy, began to manipulate the base of the ear where its roots bedded in the tightness of skin- stretch over the skull.
I'll pierce your ears, and you must wear a bit of silk in them till they are well; your curls will hide them nicely; then, some day, slip in your smallest ear-rings, and see if your uncle don't like them.
There are plenty of instances; but you couldn't begin with a better one than the Ear of the Eyres.
Gray old Laska, who had followed them, sat down warily opposite him and pricked up her ears.
It was a wonder the pedlar hadn't murdered him; men of that sort, with rings in their ears, had been known for murderers often and often; there had been one tried at the 'sizes, not so long ago but what there were people living who remembered it.
She felt a deep longing to go now and pour into Hetty's ear all the words of tender warning and appeal that rushed into her mind.
But it was jammed beneath the overturned sled, and by the time Henry had helped him to right the load, One Ear and the she-wolf were too close together and the distance too great to risk a shot.
Presently our meal came to an end; the misshapen monster with the pointed ears cleared the remains away, and Montgomery left me alone in the room again.
thought he, straining eyes and ears and looking to the left and then to the right and listening to the slightest variation of note in the cries of the dogs.
On earth I was the Poetess of Reform, and sang to inattentive ears.
Deesa sat on Moti Guj's neck and gave him orders, while Moti Guj rooted up the stumps-for he owned a magnificent pair of tusks; or pulled at the end of a rope-for he had a magnificent pair of shoulders-while Deesa kicked him behind the ears and said he was the king of elephants.