herd of antelopes

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  • On our way, we passed at times over extended heaths, on one of which we saw a small herd of antelopes. Cited from A Woman's Journey Round the World, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • In one of these cleared places we descried a vast herd of antelopes, numbering several thousands. Cited from The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, Baker
  • He was scanning the horizon one morning to see if any game was in sight when he discovered a small herd of antelopes feeding in a nearby field. Cited from The Human Side of Animals, by Royal Dixon
  • The common warriors are driv- en forward like a herd of antelopes to face the foe. Cited from Indian Boyhood, by [Ohiyesa] Charles Eastman
  • When a herd of antelopes is seen, a consultation is held, and the most experienced determine the point towards which they are to be driven. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, No. 285
  • Numerous herds of antelopes were feeding, which on hearing the report of their guns, bounded over the plain in all directions. Cited from Lander's Travels, by Robert Huish
  • He is carried in a kind of small wagon, blindfolded, to the place where the herd of antelopes are feeding. Cited from Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match, by Francis C. Woodworth
  • Men were hunting, and we passed near large herds of antelopes, which made a rushing, plunging sound as they ran and sprang away among the waters. Cited from Last Journals of David Livingstone, II (of 2), by David Livingstone
  • The party had not got away from the scene of the round-up so very early in the morning; and the detour to reach the herd of antelopes had taken considerable time. Cited from Nan Sherwood at Rose Ranch, by Annie Roe Carr
  • Once I thought that I caught sight of a party of Indians moving rapidly over the ground, but what I saw proved to be a herd of antelopes. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The flat plain was covered with large white ant-hills, and the ground was evidently firm in the distance, as we could distinguish a herd of antelopes. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • A tiger, a leopard, some apes, and a herd of antelopes had been down to drink during the night. Cited from The Adventures of Kathlyn, by Harold MacGrath
  • The game being at full speed in retreat, my sport would have been over had we not at that moment heard shouts and yells exactly ahead of the vast herd of antelopes. Cited from The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, Baker
  • Rhoda rode to the west of the little herd of antelopes; Walter and the other girls rode as hard as they could a little to the east of them. Cited from Nan Sherwood at Rose Ranch, by Annie Roe Carr
  • Sometimes they started a serpent, and once they came upon a little herd of antelopes, but they were not in search of game, and they let the agile creatures go unmolested. Cited from The Silver Canyon, by George Manville Fenn
  • The drawing is rude, almost childish; and it is difficult to tell whether the subjects represent herds of antelopes or scenes of gazelle-hunting. Cited from Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology, by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  • Besides these large animals, every one the least acquainted with the natural history of the Cape has read of the herds of antelopes, which can be compared only with the flocks of migratory birds. Cited from The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
  • By these means a herd of antelopes may be induced to wheel round and round an object in timid but intense surprise, gradually approaching until they come near enough to enable the hunter to make sure of his mark. Cited from The Dog Crusoe and His Master, by Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • "We had driven the little herd of antelopes right through the Gap into our territory; and there they are, all ready for us to hunt when we like -- or to catch and tame!" Cited from Journeys Through Bookland V3, Charles H. Sylvester
  • From this height the cheetah surveyed the retreating herd of antelopes, and refused to descend when summoned. Cited from Wild Beasts and their Ways V1 by Samuel W. Baker#7
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