Usage examples for stag

  1. As they are smaller than the stag, it is probable that their growth is sooner completed. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  2. Professor Liebig says, A stag may be hunted to death. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. As to costume, my tailor assures me that it is totally unnecessary to assume the national raiment of a Scotch, unless I am prepared to stalk after a stag. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
  4. Suddenly a Lion sprang out and made for the Stag. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  5. A stag was frequently sold by the Indians for a loaf of bread, or a knife, or even for a tobacco pipe. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  6. Suddenly the stag stood fixed. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  7. When very hard pressed, a stag has suddenly dropped on the ground, and when most of the dogs, unable to stop themselves, dash over him, he springs to his feet, and darts off in an opposite direction. – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  8. When the operation is performed on a mature stag with antlers, the latter are shed soon after the operation, whether they have lost their velvet or not. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  9. And though the man had brought his gun with him he never shot at the stag, because he wanted to catch it, and he was afraid he would lose it in the night. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  10. Deep plunged the lifeboat, and wearily she rose at each sea, but still she struggled towards Deal, as the wounded stag comes home to die. – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  11. I pursued with the energy of a young stag. – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett