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Matt took hold of White Fang, ready to pull when Cherokee's jaws should be loosened.
But that did not loosen the jaws. Cherokee wagged the stump of his tail in advertisement that he understood the meaning of the blows, but that he knew he was himself in the right and only doing his duty by keeping his grip.
The other reached into the holster at his hip, drew his revolver, and tried to thrust its muzzle between the bull-dog's jaws. He shoved, and shoved hard, till the grating of the steel against the locked teeth could be distinctly heard.
He had managed to get the muzzle in between the jaws on one side, and was trying to get it out between the jaws on the other side.
His jaws were apart, and through them the tongue protruded, draggled and limp.
Slowly, I scratched about his ears and neck and down beneath the fierce jaws. The only sign he gave was to raise his chin a trifle that I might better caress him.
As I did so he turned and looked up into my face, his jaws parting and his red tongue lolling as you have seen your own dog's beneath a love pat.
Receiving the top-maul from Starbuck, he advanced towards the main-mast with the hammer uplifted in one hand, exhibiting the gold with the other, and with a high raised voice exclaiming: Whosoever of ye raises me a white-headed whale with a wrinkled brow and a crooked jaw; whosoever of ye raises me that white-headed whale, with three holes punctured in his starboard fluke --look ye, whosoever of ye raises me that same white whale, he shall have this gold ounce, my boys!
But come out now, and look at this portentous lower jaw, which seems like the long narrow lid of an immense snuff-box, with a hinge at one end, instead of one side.
The new models are designed to be multi-processors that allow pairing a basic housing with any of up to six jaw sets, increasing jobsite versatility.
In Jaws, Ideology, and Film Theory, British film scholar Stephen Heath analyzes Jaws using three ideological filters: the Watergate scandal, the women's liberation movement and the Vietnam War.
It has three-inch jaws and also a pair of saddle-type pipe jaws.
The discovery of a 423-million-year-old armored fish from China suggests that the jaws of all modern bony fish and land vertebrates originated in a bizarre group of fish called placoderms, researchers report in the Oct.
Placoderms were also the first vertebrates to have jaws, but they still had no teeth, which appeared in later fish.
Some press releases have distorted the message, suggesting that holding a heavy bass by its jaw may break the jaw and implying that lip-landing big bass is detrimental.