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Such things happen to all flesh, from man even to beast, and upon sinners are sevenfold more.
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.
This harmless image of a fierce beast Yung Pak would pull about the floor with a string by the hour.
Zoological gardens and “wild beast shows” had for him attractions which were quite irresistible.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The rich Chinese were robbed and the labouring class were pressed into service fit for beasts of burden.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
She could not be anything but a burden and a torment; her last years would probably be dreadful, both for herself and for others.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Looks like some wild beast had attacked him," muttered the old man, in awed tones, as he bent over the lifeless body.
Under ordinary circumstances these men can travel with their burden from twenty to thirty miles a day.
Hence, in their professed attempt to aid the memory, they really impose a new and additional burden upon it.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Now it seemed to crouch as though ready to spring, and I could hear the savage growling as of some beast of prey.