Sentence Examples with the word hound

The whine of a straggling hound could be heard.

God knows who else will hound you if they have any idea of your capabilities.

As she stepped back outside, the sound of the hound was getting closer.

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Some way behind came an old hound and her three pups in full pursuit, hunting on their own account, and disappeared again in the woods.

Thus they circle until they fall upon the recent trail of a fox, for a wise hound will forsake everything else for this.

At length the old hound burst into view with muzzle to the ground, and snapping the air as if possessed, and ran directly to the rock; but, spying the dead fox, she suddenly ceased her hounding as if struck dumb with amazement, and walked round and round him in silence; and one by one her pups arrived, and, like their mother, were sobered into silence by the mystery.

Spencer, has versified the tale of Llewelyn, king of Wales, leaving Gelert and the baby prince at home, returning to find Gelert stained with,the blood of a wolf, and killing the hound because he thought his child was slain.

A number of monsters, as Echidna, Geryon and the hound of hell, were born of the loves of various elemental powers.

It is in its essence, and it is a main condition of its success, to kindle into fierce exercise among great masses of men the destructive and combative passions - passions as fierce and as malevolent as that with which the hound hunts the fox to its death or the tiger springs upon its prey.

From the aurochs (zimbru), in pursuit of which Dragosh first arrived on the banks of the Moldova, is derived the ox-head of the Moldavian national arms, and from his favourite hound who perished in the waters the name of the river.