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The eyes of a hawk gleaming on its prey,-the eyes of a famished tiger in the dark, were less fraught with terrific meaning than the eyes of Ziska as she listened attentively to the on-coming footsteps through the outside corridor which told her that Gervase was near.
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Then could be heard the wild, despairing cry-then could be seen the quick rush of the monster upon his prey-the water lashed by his tail- the foam thrown up, already tinged with the blood of the victim-and, after that, the surface returning to its level-the eddies and red frothing bubbles alone marking for a few moments the scene of each tragical crisis.
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She saw her prey-the two women-lying senseless upon the floor.
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In the moral, as in the physical word, there were beasts of prey-the scavengers of God-ready to devour out of His kingdom nations, institutions, opinions, which had become dead, and decayed, and ready to infect the air.
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Tis a far cry from the cliff-dweller wielding his stone-axe and roaming nude through the fields and forests after his prey-the wild beast-to the lordly creature of to-day-the product of long ages of civilization and culture, yet high as the state is to which man has been brought, in many cases he is hemmed in and surrounded by circumstances which preclude him from putting forth the best that is in him and showing his full possibilities to the world.
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Examples of Prey-the

Example #1
And even more dream-like than her surroundings was the woman who awaited the approach of her visitor, her eyes turned towards the door-fiery eyes filled with such ardent watchfulness as seemed to burn the very air.
Example #2
Flowers adorned every corner-many of them strange blossoms which a connoisseur would have declared to be unknown in Egypt,-palms and ferns and foliage of every description were banked up against the walls in graceful profusion, and from the latticed windows the light filtered through colored squares, giving a kind of rainbow-effect to the room, as though it were a scene in a dream rather than a reality.
Example #3
Of these the heads only could be seen, and rapidly closing upon them the dark vertical fin that told the presence of the pursuing shark.
Example #4
Strong swimmers were observed separating from the rest, and forging out into the open water.
Example #5
There was no longer any resistance to be overcome.
Example #6
In another instant she was back at the lattice, and with renewed fury was clawing at the aperture, but with lessened effect, since the wounded member was almost useless.