At the back of the stage, Raoul had to stop before the inrush of the little troop of ballet-girls who blocked
the passage which he was trying to enter.
The moonlight was blocked
out of the mouth of the cave, for Shere Khan's great square head and shoulders were thrust into the entrance.
Then, fearing to be punished as his murderer by the unhappy father, I raised the great stone which blocked
the staircase, and quitting the underground chamber, made everything fast as before.
He seized upon all our lands, and, advancing with his troops to Fremona, blocked
up the town.
But their rush was blocked
by the onlookers who now rose from their pews in alarm and crowded the aisles.
Calling to Dejah Thoris to get behind me I worked my way toward the little doorway back of the throne, but the officers realized my intentions, and three of them sprang in behind me and blocked
my chances for gaining a position where I could have defended Dejah Thoris against any army of swordsmen.
Morison saw his way blocked
by the huge frame of the giant black his disappointment and rage filled him with a bestial fury that transformed him into a savage beast.