Usage examples for domesticated

  1. But if domesticated cattle be substituted for the wild species, he again showed remarkable prevision of the future of a city which has enjoyed a world fame by reason of its cattle- market- its stock- yards. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  2. " When domesticated," he adds, " the crow forgets the tricks of his wild nature, and, not being a timid bird, he is not frightened by hoe or spade, but when the earth is turned over, is generally there to see and do his duty." – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  3. The elephant rarely breeds in servitude while domesticated for the use of man, but in its wild state is a prolific animal, otherwise Ceylon would long since have been cleared of them. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  4. Then he would give a furtive glance to see if he could discover that same wondering astonishment in Adeline; but no, she quietly went her way, the gentle, fair- haired little mother, the domesticated little wife, very simple in soul and limited in mind, who had quietly, as a duty, borne her husband her fair- haired children and was bringing them up as she thought was right. – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  5. He's not nearly so domesticated as David." – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  6. Let us not disclaim against the wolves, for scientists tell us that the shepherd dog that so kindly protects the sheep is a direct descendant of the wolf, but he has been domesticated by the law of man. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  7. In the past ten thousand years we have added one bird to their list of domesticated animals! – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  8. And so, always following the stream, she came at last to another wood- not a wild wood like the first, but a tame, domesticated wood. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  9. It attacks, however, only domesticated animals, for wild beasts range over the country infested by it with impunity; while human beings are scarcely more annoyed by it than they are by flea- bites. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. The horse and dog were domesticated to assist in the chase, but sometimes served for food, probably during a famine. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  11. Naturally, the animals to which attention was directed were the domesticated ones- sheep, goats, cows, dogs, horses and pigs. – Babylonian-Assyrian Birth-Omens and Their Cultural Significance by Morris Jastrow
  12. Yet all these Hohenzollerns, whether capable or incapable, whether mad, half- mad, or sane, whether profligate or domesticated, whether extravagant or miserly, have certain common traits. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  13. Remains of Mammalia, wild and domesticated. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  14. Thus Theodoret says: " In a figurative manner, under the image of domesticated and wild animals, the Prophet taught the change of the habits of men." – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  15. He had represented her to me as a cow of mild manners, thoroughly domesticated, of the sweetest possible temper, used to the women folks, playful with children,- in short, a creature of such amiability that she actually longed to be petted. – The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories by W. H. H. Murray
  16. It's going to make me a very domesticated wife one of these days. – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  17. They differ from the other Indians in that they are domesticated, but they know no more of the Gospel than they did under the rule of the Incas. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  18. I do not remember any equal space in all Europe which, through a very little knowledge, so takes the heart as the gentle little church founded by an earlier Doria, and, after four hundred years, restored by a later, and then environed with the stately homes of the race, where they could be domesticated in the honor and reverence of their countrymen because of the goodness and greatness of the loftiest of their line. – Roman Holidays and Others by W. D. Howells
  19. They can, if taken in time and domesticated, be made at least as useful as the horse and the cow. – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd