It was the note of the hounds, but of bloodhounds, and this time they were following him.
He knows that the scent of blood is in the air, and that the bloodhounds are at their loathsome work.
A pack of bloodhounds followed the way of his bleeding feet.
Yes, sirree, we've got a pack of bloodhounds, raised for jest that purpose.
The bloodhounds knew him, and that's why they chased him so.
Now they were casting about for a sign, like bloodhounds seeking the spoor of an enemy.
"I hope those two bloodhounds may be drowned too," he said, as he lay down to sleep.
And leave you here to the mercy of this scoundrel and his bloodhounds.
They were off like a pack of bloodhounds, with the old millman in the lead.
The bloodhounds had put their tails between their legs and fled.