When, after weeks and weeks of cautious driving of scattered elephants
across the hills, the forty or fifty wild monsters were driven into the last stockade, and the big drop gate, made of tree trunks lashed together, jarred down behind them, Kala Nag, at the word of command, would go into that flaring, trumpeting pandemonium (generally at night, when the flicker of the torches made it difficult to judge distances), and, picking out the biggest and wildest tusker of the mob, would hammer him and hustle him into quiet while the men on the backs of the other elephants
roped and tied the smaller ones.
Jewel of all created elephants
, lily of the herd, preserve your honored health; be virtuous.
It was easy work to follow the elephants
, for they had left a trail like a carriage road behind them, crushing down the thick bush in their furious flight as though it were tambouki grass.
that belongs to an Indian who lives but a hundred steps from here.
was now making some headway, and soon reached a clearing where his whole body could be seen.
Bara, the deer, is less fearful than you--you, Tantor, the elephant
, greatest of the jungle folk with the strength of as many Numas as I have toes upon my feet and fingers upon my hands.
It is no child's play to hunt wild elephants
with the crude weapons of primitive man.
of central Siberia (the northern parts probably being under water) even in their present condition, as well as the living rhinoceroses and elephants
She felt as if she had been on a long journey, and at any rate she had had something to amuse her all the time, and she had played with the ivory elephants
and had seen the gray mouse and its babies in their nest in the velvet cushion.
Toward the northwest Korak guided his huge mount, until they came out upon the river a mile or more above the Swede's camp, at a point where Korak knew that there was an elephant
The boon companion of the colossal elephant
was a common cat
The gentleman without the elephant
is worth five pound.