1 As for the white shark, the white gliding ghostliness of repose in that creature, when beheld in his ordinary moods, strangely tallies with the same quality in the Polar quadruped.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2 If you attentively regard almost any quadruped's spine, you will be struck with the resemblance of its vertebrae to a strung necklace of dwarfed skulls, all bearing rudimental resemblance to the skull proper.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
3 from the circumstance that the quadruped is often obliged to.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 12
4 Go to the meat-market of a Saturday night and see the crowds of live bipeds staring up at the long rows of dead quadrupeds.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
5 You never meet with quadrupeds going up and down walls; you must not have quadrupeds represented upon walls.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II