Who remembers the kill in the market-place, when the Governor bade the assembled sheikhs and warriors observe how the hounds would instantly devour the body of Abu Hussein; but how, when he had scientifically broken it up, the weary pack turned from it in loathing, and Farag wept because he said the world's face had been blackened?
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.
He fought with his fear again, overcame it, hitched the pack still farther over on his left shoulder, and lurched on down the slope.
He unwrapped his pack and the first thing he did was to count his matches.
We went broke paying the Indians to pack that much of it to the top of Chilcoot.
Charles is liable to get kicking because I ain't packin' my share' just the same, you can't expect a hundred-pound man to pack as much as a hundred-and-sixty-pounder.
added Bob, laying down his pack on the gravel, "it's a thousand pities such a lady as you shouldn't deal with a packman, i' stead o' goin' into these newfangled shops, where there's half-a-dozen fine gents wi' their chins propped up wi' a stiff stock, a-looking like bottles wi' ornamental stoppers, an' all got to get their dinner out of a bit o' calico; it stan's to reason you must pay three times the price you pay a packman, as is the nat'ral way o' gettin' goods,--an' pays no rent, an' isn't forced to throttle himself till the lies are squeezed out on him, whether he will or no.
if I'd had the luck to call at the stone house wi' my pack, as lies here,"--stooping and thumping the bundle emphatically with his fist,--"an' th' handsome young lasses all stannin' out on the stone steps, it ud' ha' been summat like openin' a pack, that would.
He shall live to run with the Pack
and to hunt with the Pack
; and in the end, look you, hunter of little naked cubs--frog-eater-- fish-killer--he shall hunt thee
He may do what he will, But, till he has given permission, the Pack
may not eat of that Kill.
Presently from a great distance and faintly there came an answering scream, and a half-hour later the lithe form of Sheeta bounded into view where the others of the pack
were clambering gingerly into the canoe.
The sled runners would not slide over it so well, while one of the men must go in advance of the dogs and pack
it down with snowshoes so that they should not wallow.
For many thousands of generations he had been away from it; yet, deep down in the crypts of being, tied about and wrapped up in every muscle and nerve of him, was the indelible record of the days in the wild when dim ancestors had run with the pack
and at the same time developed the pack
Then he would seize brands from the fire and hurl them into the pack
The peddler with his pack
traversed the country by all manner of lonely roads, and was compelled to rely upon the country people for hospitality.