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Usage examples for ibex

  1. But as Octavianus delayed his answer, she continued more eagerly: " It is said that the ibex in the mountains, when in mortal peril, rushes upon the hunter and hurls him with it down the precipice. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. I confess I had thought the ibex of these parts to be identical with C. Sibirica. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  3. Although an excessively wary animal, the ibex is usually found on such broken ground that, if due care be taken, it is not very difficult to obtain a shot. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  4. These ibex according to Good, he stalked early and late for four entire days. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  5. He had heard about the ibex and wanted a pair. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  6. Occasionally, in very remote and secluded places, the ibex will stay all day on their feeding grounds, but this is not common. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  7. He told us a most miraculous story of how he once went shooting ibex in Kashmir. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  8. The Wild Goat of Asia Minor, No. 448.- Mr. Carter writes to me: In one of your letters you mention the Scind ibex which is a wild goat. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  9. The original of our goat is supposed to be the Persian ibex – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  10. But like the ibex and some other animals which man has ceased to hunt, because he fancies that he has killed them all, they seem inclined to reappear. – Prose Idylls by Charles Kingsley
  11. About ten passes are issued each season to sportsmen, markhor and ibex being the game. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  12. The astragali, the ibex horns and the volutes, may all be easily recognized here. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  13. 67, that the first idea of them was taken from the horns of the ibex or the wild goat. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  14. At any rate, it was an ibex of some species, as its horns plainly show. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  15. " Yes," said Feversham, briskly; " ibex eh?" – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  16. But there are fellows in these mountains who say that there really are such animals, and if he wanted to have an ibex and had to have an ibex I might as well get him an ibex as anybody else, even if I had to make one. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  17. What is an ibex – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  18. But I don't think that it was so good as mine about the ibex it hasn't the same finish. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  19. When suddenly alarmed the males gives a loud shrill whistle, like the ibex – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale