The scent of the leveret lies stronger than that of the grown animal.
But to the leveret she said, “Obey him, as though he were thine own father.”
The heavy rains, it is true, greatly distressed the leveret.
There she paused, apparently perplexed, and called to her leveret.
Even Mrs. Leveret took courage to speed a timid shaft of irony.
Mrs. Leveret told her sister afterward that she had known at a glance what was coming.
"Yes: her brother has a consulship there," Mrs. Leveret interposed.
"Perhaps the weasel only killed the leveret for your good," he said presently.
I ventured to inquire: for Matilda had started off in pursuit of her dog, that was chasing a leveret.
In a wild state it has been known to attack and kill a leveret.