Usage examples for bulls

  1. When he took up his residence as laird, most of his friends, naturally, were Spanish visitors whom he amused by building a bull- fighting ring not far from the house, importing bulls from Spain and holding amateur bull- fights on Sunday afternoons. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  2. Yet, in that figurative kind of interrogation which is sometimes used to declare a negative, there may be occasional exceptions to these principles; as, " Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats?" – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. And fifty thousand more when we put the French bulls on to Minna and Breslau. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  4. Next day the Sugar bulls had the centre of the Stock Exchange stage. – Friday, the Thirteenth by Thomas W. Lawson
  5. That night Two Bulls sent for his relations and told them what I had said. – When Buffalo Ran by George Bird Grinnell
  6. " Every Sunday," said the Doctor, " in almost every big town in Spain there are six bulls killed like that and as many horses." – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  7. I knew they were buffalo bulls, engaged in one of their terrible battles. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  8. During his years with them they had killed wild bulls by the score, but never another Englishman. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  9. Not even bulls, she added, with a grim smile. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  10. He ran to show us these miniature bulls. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  11. She had not been out of her palace for seven years before till now, when she went on purpose to hunt wild buffaloes and bulls, of which there are many in the country. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  12. This matador died at Ronda in 1839. During his public career, he killed no less than 5, 600 bulls. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  13. The famous espada perished in his heroic calling, no worse if no better than those who saw him die, and now his bust is in plain view, with a fit inscription recognizing his worth and prowess, and with the heads of some of the bulls he slew. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  14. You remind me of the bulls of my country. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  15. There are still some tribes in Ceylon who reverence the serpent as an emblem, and who actually devote temples to them, as the Hindus have done to bulls and monkeys for ages. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  16. Lightly built and more active than the bulls, they took the lead. – Adventures in the Far West by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. Many bulls are loaded with fat still. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  18. Many pieces of fireworks of fantastic shapes- wheels, castles, bulls, carabaos- had been set off, surpassing in beauty and grandeur anything ever before seen by the inhabitants of San Diego. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  19. The conduct of the bulls annoyed me exceedingly, and I really fancied that they knew it. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid