шакал ; подлый обманщик ; подхалим ; наемный убийца [сл.] ; человек, делающий для другого черную работу;
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- Anton, his rolling bobbing head, in and out: and his mouth was ghastly, streaming blood and he bit at random, where he could: a cannibal feast, and there seemed no end to Parker, elephant big, but soft and white and easy to bleed, full of smells; he could, heightened senses, whiff the slightest reek, the ebb and flow, as might a jackal, the strength drawn out of Parker.
- The carnivore was probably a medium to small canid such as the jackal (see also Horowitz Goldberg, 1989).
- The Day Of The Jackal , Frederick Forsyth (again)
- 8.5 left Fake Egyptian jackal's head of lapis lazuli (EA 64075).
- The god of the dead spirits, Chontamenti (He Who Is In The Utmost West), is often depicted with the head of a dog or jackal and newly dead spirits sometimes assume this form also, howling as the cortege passes.
- When a young female black-backed jackal first comes into heat she is followed by several young males, one of which she selects as her long-term partner.
- His ears were sharp as a jackal's and he could spot the tracks of a hippo from an extraordinary distance.
- An example of this is a jackal's head, purportedly ancient Egyptian, and carved from the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli (fig. 8.5).
- 12 The Day of the Jackal Frederick Forsyth 1971
- Tail-wagging, rolling on their back and exposing their tender neck, the tail-between-the-legs routine, the self-confident bound and posturing of the top dog - all these and many similar body gestures of greeting, submission and dominance are common to many related canine species, whether wolf, hyena, dog or jackal.
- The lapis in the jackal's head is therefore unlikely to be ancient.
- "Being successful at that age was a great blessing," says James, who's the broth of Edward Fox, the star of Day of the Jackal , and also theatre impresario Robert Fox.
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