Usage examples for carcass

  1. Personally I haven't any strong feeling about what happens to my carcass after I have left it. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  2. That fellow there was only the advance guard, the others will not be far behind him- this carcass will keep them busy for a while, and give us time to get the start of them. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  3. She is as big as a pony; and I am to lay her carcass on the plain, that we may eat two pounds of it. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  4. No one was in sight, and they advanced to the carcass, which they were somewhat timid about touching, even though convinced that it was beyond the power of doing any more harm. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  5. As, at the time of his death, he had been standing in a shallow part of the river, it was possible with great trouble to drag the huge carcass out, but it took the strength of ten horses and the ingenuity of as many men to do it. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  6. The legs of the heavy animal were tied together with ropes, and Marx was obliged to take the ends of the knot between his teeth like a bridle, and drag the carcass to the castle. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. Let me help you, boys, with that carcass. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  8. Then the mate takes the long, keen lance and plunges it deep into the great shuddering carcass, " churning" it up and down and seeking to pierce the heart or lungs. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  9. That is what I discovered, said he; the cave was empty, only in the centre of it was the carcass of an animal, snowy white,- no doubt some fox, dead of old age. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  10. The bird being held as described above, take hold of the skin of the neck with your left hand, pulling gently downward, and with the knife detaching the skin carefully from the bone, the carcass coming off whole. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  11. Deerfoot stood a moment surveying the carcass before him, and then, with no more excitement than he would have shown in speaking to Fred or Terry, he said: " 'Tis a good weapon, and will serve Deerfoot well." – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  12. You shall not have my carcass. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. When he came to his father and mother, he gave some to them, and they ate; but he did not tell them that he had taken the honey out of the carcass of the lion. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  14. The farmer had the carcass at spolia opima, and paid for the fowl with a good grace. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  15. I am glad now I couldn't catch her, for if I had my foot would not have been on the deck two seconds before his carcass would have been in the Channel. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  16. Well, this scrap of carcass shines away merrily, although not quite as brilliantly as on the living body. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  17. An obsidion knife beside the carcass, the disordered condition of a couch of grass, the sour odor of recent animal occupancy, all told their story. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  18. Why, after a while he got honey out of the carcass. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  19. They had not gone far before a Bear came rushing towards them out of a thicket; upon which one, being a light nimble fellow, got up into a tree; the other falling flat upon his face, and holding his breath, lay still while the Bear came up and smelled at him; but that creature, supposing him to be a dead carcass, went back again into the wood, without doing him the least harm. – Æsop's Fables Embellished with One Hundred and Eleven Emblematical Devices. by Æsop
  20. There she came, on at the leap without easing her pace for a moment, and going over the carcass of the dying animal, cleared it all, bank and ditches at one leap- two and thirty feet at one stride! – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope