At this moment I have two pages coursing after it from side to side, like hounds behind a leveret.
Mrs. leveret told her sister afterward that she had known at a glance what was coming.
The ladies received this communication in a state of stupefied silence from which Mrs. leveret was the first to rally.
The scent of the leveret lies stronger than that of the grown animal.
Finding none, they adjourned to the mossy bank where I had seen the leveret's footprints.
The heavy rains, it is true, greatly distressed the leveret.
Her owner received about the same time a leveret, which he hoped to tame by feeding it with a spoon.
There she paused, apparently perplexed, and called to her leveret.
His name is Bucklaw—a mutineer condemned to death, the villain who tried to kidnap Mistress leveret.
"Perhaps the weasel only killed the leveret for your good," he said presently.
"young hare," early 15c., from Old French levrat, diminutive of levre (12c., Modern French lièvre) "hare," from Latin lepore, from lepus.