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  • It was a healthy male lion with a golden mane.
  • She brushed the horse’s mane and tail.
  • Well, a lion is a little bit — only a little bit, mind you like a huge cat — with a mane.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • His face was almost completely hidden by a long, shaggy mane of hair and a wild, tangled beard,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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  • The lumbering horse wore a black shawl over its mane.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • He buried his face in the hippocampus’s mane.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • ...she turned pale and bent down till her face touched the mane of the horse. You could see she felt deadly sick.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew
  • Aslan, who seemed larger than before, lifted his head, shook his mane, and roared.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • ...and the children, watching from their hiding-place, could see the face of Aslan looking all small and different without its mane.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • By daylight Kotick’s mane was standing on end and his temper was...
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book

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  • He could see the mane and ears and head of his horse quite easily now.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • Aslan raised his head and shook his mane.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
  • And he was solid and real and warm and he let her kiss him and bury herself in his shining mane.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • Jody reached up a hand and took hold of Nellie’s mane.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • Now all you do is hold onto his mane.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • I was holding pump, mane, and bridle.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • He rode upon a strong dappled horse with flowing mane and tail and his stirrups and bridle were inlaid with silver.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • And by the Lion’s Mane I have paid for my folly.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • I’m not going to have you grabbing my mane.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • If I’m not to hold on by the reins or by your mane, what am I to hold on by?
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • But by the Lion’s Mane, I think that as soon as he has your flat denial we shall be no better than prisoners.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • The lamplight paints his thick mane of white hair gold, and the way he towers over everyone else, the way he nods at those entering his home, makes me imagine a falcon watching the world from an updraft.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Somewhere right in the middle, Long Hair stopped and turned to face them, his odd white mane flopping.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • She stroked Demon’s mane.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I looked up in time to see her disappear around the landing above us, that endless mane of hair trailing behind her like a blurred afterimage.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • She glowed with health and radiated beauty; tall, slim, with a glossy black mane, tawny brown skin, a pointed chin, and huge dark eyes, she was always laughing, loudly.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • It held a bundle of dried violets tied with a white ribbon, a toy horse that had lost most of its string mane, and a lock of curling blond hair.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Her hair was unwashed and heavy and unsweetly redolent but to me it was a perfect mane.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Hadley runs over to him, his shape changing from a monkey to something larger, something bearlike with a lion’s mane.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • I spit mane fur out of my mouth.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • She was extremely quick: One moment she was bursting through the door, golden-blond hair flying out behind her like a horse’s mane, and the next she was standing right beside them.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • "No nose is good nose," thundered the MANE once again as he collapsed in another fit of hysterics and clutched his sides.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • I pawed the ground with my right foot and tossed my head as though I had a mane.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • Jumper was a dun mule with a narrow black stripe running along his backbone between his mane and tail.
    Fred Gipson  --  Old Yeller
  • He tousled her mane affectionately, and she gave a resigned whimper and curled herself at his feet.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Sometimes in her drawings, Julia gives Bob wings or a lion’s mane.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • She stands with her legs apart, breathing shallowly, tossing her blond frosted mane like a nervous pony.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • He was large and wolf-like, with a thick gray mane and a tail that curled over his back.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • A gray mane covered his head.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I was able to discern only her disheveled mane of straw-colored hair and, behind Nathan’s shoulder, about a third of her face.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The faces reminded Piper of gorgons, except they had lions’ manes instead of snakes for hair.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The carriage rolled away, Ruth sitting up straight, with a big grin, the golden horses tossing their manes, hooves flashing in the sunshine.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • I crouched low as a barebacked horse leaped the fire and disappeared into the darkness of the moor, a caterwauling man clinging to its mane.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • "But I have it all planned out: I’d make the head out of papier-mâché, and paint the horn gold and make the mane gold, too….
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • A bit of hair from your pretty mane, and for these gifts, I praise your name.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • She likes to braid the manes and forelocks, puts little red bows on them.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • He was a monstrous man, with a mane of greasy grey hair, his face pouched and seamed, with thick negroid lips.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Spencer noticed that he might actually have a chance at being cute if he cut off that lion’s mane.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • He takes his hand off mine, then weaves his fingers through his black mane, strands falling loosely across his forehead.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • He chased bands of horses, darting into the swirling herds and trying in vain to snatch a fistful of mane and swing aboard.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
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