Sentence Examples with the word TAME

In confinement the Indian ratel becomes tame and even playful, displaying a habit of tumbling head over heels.

Athena was said to have invented the plough, and to have taught men to tame horses and yoke oxen.

A staid, steadfast man, whose life for the most part was a telling pantomime of action, and not a tame chapter of sounds.

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The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.

Eventually her attempts to tame him paid off, and he allowed her to touch him - provided she was careful not to move too quickly.

Little Tim was so tame that he would hop on my finger and eat candied cherries out of my hand.

In China his mention of Canton by the name of Censcolam or Censcolam (Chin-Kalan), and his descriptions of the custom of fishing with tame cormorants, of the habit of letting the finger-nails grow extravagantly, and of the compression of women's feet, are peculiar to him among the travellers of that age; Marco Polo omits them all.

The wild mouse, rat and rabbit are self-coloured, but the domesticated forms include various piebald patterns, such as spotted forms among mice, and the familiar black and white hooded and dorsal-striped pattern of some tame rats.

Her mother educated her in strict seclusion, but seclusion altogether failed to tame her imperious and ambitious temper.

Zenaku wo saiban suru tame no The unique standard which Virtue vice-judging sake of is used for judging virtue or mochiitaru yitsu no hyojun Wa vice is benevolent conduct used unique standard solely.