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1  Very thrilling stories they were, too, to an earth-dwelling animal like Mole.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
2  Instead, the animal almost brushed him as it dashed past, his face set and hard, his eyes staring.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
3  He was a pretty scared animal when I crept up behind him and placed a heavy forepaw on his shoulder.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
4  He'll continue like that for days now, like an animal walking in a happy dream, quite useless for all practical purposes.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
5  If he'd only employ a decent, steady, well-trained animal, pay him good wages, and leave everything to him, he'd get on all right.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
6  "He must be a very nice animal," observed the Mole, as he got into the boat and took the sculls, while the Rat settled himself comfortably in the stern.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
7  No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
8  At last the horse was caught and harnessed, and they set off, all talking at once, each animal either trudging by the side of the cart or sitting on the shaft, as the humour took him.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
9  They moved on in silence for some little way, when suddenly the Rat was conscious, through his arm that was linked in Mole's, of a faint sort of electric thrill that was passing down that animal's body.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
10  A garden-seat stood on one side of the door, and on the other a roller; for the Mole, who was a tidy animal when at home, could not stand having his ground kicked up by other animals into little runs that ended in earth-heaps.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
11  Naturally a voluble animal, and always mastered by his imagination, he painted the prospects of the trip and the joys of the open life and the roadside in such glowing colours that the Mole could hardly sit in his chair for excitement.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
12  The Rat got hold of a scull and shoved it under the Mole's arm; then he did the same by the other side of him and, swimming behind, propelled the helpless animal to shore, hauled him out, and set him down on the bank, a squashy, pulpy lump of misery.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
13  Here and there wicked little faces popped out of holes, but vanished immediately at sight of the valorous animal, his pistols, and the great ugly cudgel in his grasp; and the whistling and pattering, which he had heard quite plainly on his first entry, died away and ceased, and all was very still.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
14  As he hurried along, eagerly anticipating the moment when he would be at home again among the things he knew and liked, the Mole saw clearly that he was an animal of tilled field and hedge-row, linked to the ploughed furrow, the frequented pasture, the lane of evening lingerings, the cultivated garden-plot.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
15  The reason was, of course, that he being naturally an underground animal by birth and breeding, the situation of Badger's house exactly suited him and made him feel at home; while the Rat, who slept every night in a bedroom the windows of which opened on a breezy river, naturally felt the atmosphere still and oppressive.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
16  As he sat on the grass and looked across the river, a dark hole in the bank opposite, just above the water's edge, caught his eye, and dreamily he fell to considering what a nice snug dwelling-place it would make for an animal with few wants and fond of a bijou riverside residence, above flood level and remote from noise and dust.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
17  We others, who have long lost the more subtle of the physical senses, have not even proper terms to express an animal's inter-communications with his surroundings, living or otherwise, and have only the word "smell," for instance, to include the whole range of delicate thrills which murmur in the nose of the animal night and day, summoning, warning, inciting, repelling.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
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