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Ben, the Governor, departed to England, where he kept a pack of real dainty hounds, but never ceased to long for the old lawless lot.
"Not in those very words, but if we leave an earth unstopped, it is the same as though we wished to save Abu Hussein from the hounds. These writings say: 'Abolish your rulers.' How can we abolish except we kill?
Mystery (a puppy, alas!) met a snake, and the blue-mottled Beagle-boy (never a dainty hound) ate that which he should have passed by.
If it's high enough to hide a hound at this time of year, it's all right.
"Wait a moment!" The Governor drew forth a sneezing hound. "I've just remembered I'm Governor of these parts."
Above all, who remembers the death of Royal, when a certain Sheikh wept above the body of the stainless hound as it might have been his son's--and that day the Hunt rode no more?
The second Melik-meid's mate was Malvolio, the pied hound," said the Inspector.
"By Allah," he thundered, "if the afflicted of God come to any harm at your hands, I myself will shoot every hound and every puppy, and the Hunt shall ride no more.
He retained it in his hand after using it to set the hound upon the track.
He could hide his hound, but he could not hush its voice, and hence came those cries which even in daylight were not pleasant to hear.
He was interrupted by a long, loud, and piteous howl from the hound, which rose on the air of the evening, like the wailing of some spirit of the place, and passed off into the prairie, in cadences that rose and fell, like its own undulating surface.
I will not take upon myself to say what mischief is brewing, nor will I vouch that, even, the hound himself knows so much; but that evil is nigh, and that wisdom invites us to avoid it, I have heard from the mouth of one who never lies.
The trapper, who had called in his hound, and bidden him crouch at his side, now kneeled in the cover also, and kept a keen and watchful eye on the route of the band, soothing the fears of the girl, and restraining the impatience of the youth, in the same breath.
"The imps have heard the hound!" whispered the trapper, "and their ears are too true to be cheated in the distance.
A 100-strong turn-out of anglers reeled in the smooth hounds, conger eels and even more pounds in cold hard cash when the latest Garry Evans Seamaster and Penn points qualifier was fished at Llanwit Major, Boverton and Marcross.