herd of wild elephants

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  • For a time the herd of wild elephants was kept inside the fence. Cited from Tum Tum, the Jolly Elephant, by Richard Barnum
  • Outside the station the usual crowd had gathered, where it disported itself like a herd of wild elephants. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Sept. 19, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • All at once the rushing herd of wild elephants came to a fence in the jungle. Cited from Tum Tum, the Jolly Elephant, by Richard Barnum
  • The herd of wild elephants, more than twenty in number, left the river and came towards the beast which bore the howdah and Jack. Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • This was to seek out the herd of wild elephants with which Badshah seemed most closely associated and try to discover the secret of his connection with them. Cited from The Elephant God, by Gordon Casserly
  • All around similar tragedies were being enacted; for the herd of wild elephants had charged in among the attackers. Cited from The Elephant God, by Gordon Casserly
  • Bruce spied in the distance a small herd of wild elephants. Cited from The Adventures of Kathlyn, by Harold MacGrath
  • He took two or three photographs of a herd of wild elephants in the forest, going at great risk within twenty-five yards of the herd to be sure to get a good view. Cited from Theodore Roosevelt, by Edmund Lester Pearson
  • Then into sight came a vast herd of wild elephants, filling the gorge from cliff to cliff and moving at a slow trot. Cited from The Jungle Girl, by Gordon Casserly
  • She was in the middle of a herd of wild elephants which surrounded her on every side; and, as she gazed panic-stricken at them, they advanced slowly upon her. Cited from The Elephant God, by Gordon Casserly
  • In a narrow strip of marsh between Mwaru and Mrera, we saw a small herd of wild elephants. Cited from How I Found Livingstone, by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  • They came almost toward us, and when only about fifty feet away I ventured a photograph, feeling that, if successful, it would be the closest picture ever made of a herd of wild elephants. Cited from In Africa, by John T. McCutcheon
  • Then they came out on a wide grassy plain by a river, where a large herd of wild elephants was standing knee-deep in the stream, solemnly spouting water over their backs. Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • His father had told him many times how that a big, savage male will often leave a herd of wild elephants, take up a solitary life in the jungle, and become a "rogue." Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • The reason was this: the herd of wild elephants which Bruce and the colonel had heard came charging almost directly toward them, smashing young trees and trampling the tough underbrush. Cited from The Adventures of Kathlyn, by Harold MacGrath
  • The eight Cornaks with their four elephants went into the neighbouring forests; and when, as soon happened, they had found a herd of wild elephants, they did with them exactly as they had learnt to do at home. Cited from Freeland, by Theodor Hertzka
  • Afflicted with those shafts, the large foes of broad chested Rakshasas looked agitated like a herd of wild elephants afflicted by a lion. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • Nor was there any reason to dread the least danger from furious driving, inasmuch as over that broken ground the horses had enough to do to walk; as to shying, there was no room for that; and a herd of wild elephants could not have run away in such a wood, with such a coach at their heels. Cited from American Notes, by Charles Dickens