There was a low-spirited dingo at his heels, whose sole object in life was seemingly to keep his front paws in his master's last footprint.
See if you can find a couple of straight sticks for splints; and kill your own dingo next time, please.
He was on a good horse, but a dingo is a fast traveller when it is pressed, and for a little it held its own.
The others found Steve waiting for them at the dingo fence of the back paddock.
He went straight and without drawing rein to the spot where Steve and Aleck had met that night—where they had killed the dingo pups—and he halted and dismounted, and searched the ground where they had sat and talked.
If you knew what I feel to know that I’m going to be hunted like a wild dingo with a price on his scalp; to know that you’ll have to listen to all sorts of tales and speculation and gossip about me.
I mind Steve an’ him got a litter o’ dingo pups up in the hills somewhere a year ago, an’ Aleck will ken just where.
The howl of a dingo in the distance, the wail of a curlew, or the hum of a mosquito, were the only sounds beyond the occasional crackle of a twig trodden under foot, or the swish of a bent shrub swinging back to its original position.
And then comes a quantity of yells, and round a corner and across the plaza gallops General Mary Esperanza Dingo embracing the neck of his horse, with his men running behind him, mostly dropping their guns by way of discharging ballast.
General Dingo has informed me, Señor Casparis, of your gallant service in our cause.
And then a neat black carriage drives to the door, and out steps General Dingo and a bay man in a silk hat and tan shoes.
We heard a pattering up a side street, and here came General Mary Esperanza Dingo on a white horse with a couple of hundred brown boys following him in red undershirts and bare feet, dragging guns ten feet long.
But we were deprived of Sterrett's treat by a lot of gunshots several squares sway, which General Dingo seemed to think he ought to look after.
From what we could hear, General Dingo seemed to be kindly contributing some noise while we feasted.
General Dingo again, and then he lays his chest on the table quite like Gaspard the Miser.
If, however, we consider the Australian dingo as a native animal we might class the genus Canis as cosmopolite, but the wild dogs of South America are now formed into separate genera by some naturalists.
This would indicate a great antiquity of man in Australia, and would enable us to account for the fossilised remains of the dingo in Pleistocene deposits as those of an animal introduced by man.
Remains of the dingo have been found fossil in Pleistocene deposits but the antiquity of man in Australia is not known.
Yellow-Dog Dingo lay Like a yellow cloud in the distance-- Much too busy to bark.
He was both astonished and exceedingly indignant that a dingo should have the brazen impudence to stand and stare at him, within thirty yards of camp, too.
The dingo people are not cats, and when they kill they kill outright.
She knew herself unable to run a yard, probably unable to stand; and the dingo scent, as she understood it, had no hint of mercy in it.
But the dingo at bay is as brave as a weasel; and no lion in all Africa is braver than a weasel at bay.
For actual toughness under murderous assault a dingo could have beaten Finn; yet in a test of staying power, an ordeal of long endurance, the Wolfhound would have won easily, by reason of his greater reserve of strength and vitality.
I could make a roast dingo look foolish this morning, and I'm none so sure I couldn't eat the brute raw if I got him.
An ordinary dingo would assuredly have been obliged to fight many fights before obtaining ascendancy over the Mount Desolation pack; but the mastery fell naturally to Finn without calling for any effort upon his part.
And the gesture in Finn's direction, with which they turned away from the rock, was as near to being a salutation, an obeisance, as anything that mortal dingo has ever achieved.
Arriving at the "Dingo plains," a place so named from the number of those animals which frequented it, they halted for the night, intending to camp and cross the river in the morning.
It wouldn't wait any longer for the other dingo hounds.
In the meantime Dot's ears were filled with the sounds of snarling snaps from the dingo dogs, and hideous noises from the Blacks, encouraging the animals to attack the Kangaroo.
For a moment the dingo hound seemed daunted by her bravery, and paused a little way off, panting, with its great tongue lolling out of its mouth.
And as it spoke, Dot heard a sound as of a half dingo dog howling and snapping in the distance.
If we stay here, the Blacks might come this way and their dingo dogs hunt us to death.
Dead Dingo Hotel with instructions to hang round on some pretence, see that the doctor didn't either drink himself into the 'D.
Yellow-Dog Dingolay like a yellow cloud in the distance-- Much too busy to bark.
Moran, slow and sulkily, put down his hand and glared round like a dingo with the dogs round him--as if he didn't know which to snap at first.
The dingo must live as well as the collie or the sheep either.
I've often watched a dingo turn round twice, and then pitch himself down in the long grass like as if he was dead.
His only duty was to see that no enterprising dingoswam over from Murray Downs on the opposite side and ravaged the flock.
The dingo and kangaroo, with our poor relations, the aborigines, have mostly disappeared.
Reynard was still absent, but Brer Dingo was fast across the open, and a good stayer, while his insatiable appetite for mutton and poultry rendered him beyond a doubt the fox's natural successor.
Another colonial breed, the Dingo or Wild Dog of Australia, many of us have heard of but few seen.
Borzois trying to twist their legs into geometrical figures; an Esquimo asleep; a vicious Dingo in a cage.