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  • While Gragelouth made straight for the bar, Buncan strolled among the tables until his gaze fell on a full-grown, black-maned lion.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • He was a black-maned giant, bearded to the cheek-bones, and with a shock of raven hair which fell to his collar.


  • "What's that?" cried the black-maned Bodymaster from the end of the table.


  • This was a job my father loved to help with, and he struck up a great friendship with the biggest beast of the lot, a magnificent black-maned giant called Captain.

    Fathers & Sons

  • Adrastus fled from Thebes ‘wearing miserable garments, and took black-maned Areion 231 with him.’

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Finally, a big black-maned male came over and dispatched with him with one shake of the head, then all interest in him was extinguished.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • England and scotland brought forth delicate deer-like creatures, elf-eared, violet eyes, and when you would occasionally find a deer-bodied, purple-eyed, black-maned and white-coated centaur let me tell you, it would turn anyone into a furre. * wry grin*

    jaxraven Diary Entry

  • I raced across the cavern and came to a sudden halt as an ax licked out of the gloom of the entrance and whistled perilously close to my black-maned head.

    People of the Dark

  • In some lions the ends of the hair of the mane are black; these go by the name of black-maned lions, though as a whole all look of the yellow tawny color.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The black-maned lion and the leopard rule the wold; the gorilla, the chimpanzee, and other troglodytes affect the thinner forests; the giraffe, the zebra, and vast hosts of antelopes scour the plains; the turtle swims the seas; and the hippopotamus, the crocodile, and various siluridae, some of gigantic size, haunt the lakes and rivers.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo


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