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The strength of the lion is tremendous, owing to the immense mass of muscle around its jaws, shoulders, and forearms.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
As they looked toward the spot, the fearful head and jaws of a crocodile could be seen reaching up out of the water.
Fire was again given to the voracious jaws of the boilers, and the three engines recommenced their labours and their rivalries.
All at once, a crocodile appeared close to the boat, capsized it, and with open jaws was ready to devour the man.
Dan's jaws came together with a snap and a dark scowl came over his face.
Then, lifting its head and muzzle to the sky, it opened its long jaws and gave vent to a dismal and prolonged howling.
The hero is again a rescuer, but this time he rescues the princess from death at the jaws of a monster, generally a dragon.
As there were about sixty teeth, I think, in each pair, I felt myself much improved before the jaws were toothless.
Cold steel jaws of handcuffs closed on Black Hood's right wrist.
Clip stared at him for a moment, with jaws agape, then trundled his motor-cycle forward and lifted it into the rumble.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS

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