- 1his fingers, right and left, and presently found slimy
- 2craft, after which no more trouble was experienced with
- 3night from beyond their palisades, attributing it always
- 4should have been so much more nearly related to those of
- 5had come across his northerly camp and he feared that they
- 6toward him with raised clubs and savage yells, but the
- 7as he disappeared in the tangled luxuriousness of the rank
- 8confused and dim before his eyes—there was a great pain
- 9and go into permanent camp just beyond the great river
- 10it sharply upon the nose each time that it growled at the
- 11So quickly, though, were his mind and muscles wont to react
- 12fright before ever one of the great beasts touched it.
- 13wall. He staggered down again; his remarkable physical
- 14in his trembling body, he again ventured to open his eyes.
- 15only deserted villages in their path as they proceeded.
- 16meat—a bull buffalo—and presently the two came stealthily
- 17And thus matters stood when, one hot night, Meriem, unable
- 18up-river. That one came too close to the ape-man's craft
- 19before its occupants realized that their fellows were pitted
- 20I will help you, replied Mugambi. But now that you have
- 21Morison had been urging his suit once more that evening,
- 22Sometimes the beasts separated to follow their own inclinations
- 23One of the ape-man's hands clutched the thick mane, and
- 24growls as he drew farther and farther away from the village.
- 25skin, how he had passed the night. He seemed perfectly
- 26the river, and as he walked he gave vent to a series of
- 27Big fellows they were, all of them, their barbaric headdresses
- 28of the Apes was here and there and everywhere, urging on
- 29Behind a great flowering shrub Hanson lay gazing at the
- 30them from their kill. Sheeta bounded into a near-by thicket,
- 31As a matter of fact, he could have travelled much more
- 32warriors were lying upon their bellies along the crest
- 33He divided his small following into two parties, entrusting
- 34when the ape-man had wandered through the tree-tops toward
- 35the ferocious creature to spring upon him and put him out
- 36him to eat it raw, but the craving of his palate as well;
- 37to tell him that she loved him. A dozen times she thought
- 38had reassured them in quiet tones, protesting his friendship
- 39the very bad white man who passed this way a few days ago.
- 40a time; but when a particularly large wave struck the dugout
- 41a short time we were surrounded by a large group of the
- 42neck, drawing the stout strands taut with a sudden jerk.
- 43upon the sleeping beast in the midst of a dense jungle
- 44broke upon their startled visions a sight that may well
- 45In three strides he found his foot splashing in water.
- 46Tarzan dropped to the earth beside the struggling and infuriated
- 47of the mainland or on one of the numerous little islands
- 48The mental suffering that Tarzan's sorrowful thoughts induced
- 49his face. A bank of yellow fog instantly enveloped him,
- 50adds to its lowering loneliness. Kaviri and Mugambi sat