1 Her sidesaddle was strapped on as sorry a mule as Scarlett had ever seen, a flop-eared lame brute, and Cathleen was almost as sorry looking as the animal she rode.
2 He sometimes takes the great Folio whales by the lip, and hangs there like a leech, till the mighty brute is worried to death.
3 No; but here thou beholdest even in a dumb brute, the instinct of the knowledge of the demonism in the world.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
4 And consequently Derick and all his host were now in valiant chase of this unnearable brute.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
5 There is no longer a restraint upon the brute passion of the Negro.
6 If her husband did not adore her, he was a brute, deserving of death by slow torture.
7 So saying the honest but implacable scout made the circuit of the dead, into whose senseless bosoms he thrust his long knife, with as much coolness as though they had been so many brute carcasses.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 12
8 Spurning the loathsome object with his foot, he turned from it with the same indifference he would have quitted a brute carcass.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18
9 The chief was as good as his word, and Duncan now found himself alone in that wild and desolate abode with the helpless invalid and the fierce and dangerous brute.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 25
10 It was at least necessary for her to have some training in the exercise of irresponsible power, to make her equal to the task of treating me as though I were a brute.
11 I told him I did, come what might; that he had used me like a brute for six months, and that I was determined to be used so no longer.
12 It was impressive, to the nurses, the way an old boy of his age could still bawl and make a brute like that obey him.
13 And he knew it and did it on purpose to tease her, the old brute, her father-in-law.
14 But under Mrs Bolton's influence, Clifford was tempted to enter this other fight, to capture the bitch-goddess by brute means of industrial production.
15 One should be a brute not to feel for the distress they are in; and from what I hear, poor Mr. Bertram has a bad chance of ultimate recovery.