He held himself ready to bestride the animal at a moment's notice, should flight become necessary
"Of course they could not see him with their eyes, but they thought that by touching him they could learn just what kind of animal he was. "
Which is heavier, an elephant or a horse?
"When they were told that the great beast was before them, they asked the driver to let him stop so that they might see him."
The elephant moved on, and the six blind men sat by the roadside all day, and quarreled about it
Our basic principle is that if you want to shoot rare, fast-moving elephants, you should always carry a loaded gun.
"Facing extinction, the elephants struggle for existence everyday."
It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us; we can dodge an elephant, but we can't a fly.
Do my eyes deceive me, or is that really an elephant pulling a carriage?
A big elephant is running amuck in the village, tearing up the trees by the roots.