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" ... describe, who see all the operation but feel not the knife. This singular condition was not the result of any mental process. The shake annihilated fear, and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably... "
The Medical World - Page 167
1888
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The Improved illustrated reader, Book 5

Improved illustrated reader - 1885
...beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by beasts of prey ; and if so, it is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. 7. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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The Sanitarian, Volume 21

Hygiene - 1888
...round at the beast. " This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora, and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." — [" Livingstone and his Life Work in Africa," p. 143.] It is pleasant to find in the eloquent writings...
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The Boy Travellers on the Congo: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey with ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - Adventure stories - 1888 - 463 pages
...beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnívora ; and, if so, it is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. "Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as lie had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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Stanley and the White Heroes in Africa: Being an Edition from Mr. Stanley's ...

D. M. Kelsey - Africa - 1890 - 823 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of his weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits ...

Alfred Henry Miles - Animal behavior - 1895 - 385 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 17

Charles Francis Horne - Great events by famous historians - 1905 - 440 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora ; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific ..., Volume 44

1906
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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Nature Notes: The Selborne Society's Magazine, Volume 14

1903
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora, and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." Whether the cat and other animals delight in taking life, I do not pretend to know, but if so they...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 6

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Anthologies - 1922
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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The Clinique: A Monthly Abstract of the Clinics and of the ..., Volumes 3-4

Medicine - 1882
...beast." He adds : " This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora, and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator, for lessening the pain of death." And with me there was this same dreamy consciousness, lighted with a quiet curiosity, expectant of...
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