Give me the last of my eggs, and I will go away and never come back," she said, lowering her hood.
If Darzee had helped they might have turned her, but Nagaina only lowered her hood and went on.
And the whisper within the hood repeated mysteriously, "She must be killed.
I murmured, fascinated by the black hood turned immovably over the stern, as if in unlawful communion with that old sea of magicians, slave-dealers, exiles and warriors, the sea of legends and terrors, where the mariners of remote antiquity used to hear the restless shade of an old wanderer weep aloud in the dark.
I know a rock," whispered the initiated voice within the hood secretly.
We must get a little more in first," answered the voice from the hood in a ghostly murmur.
Even the spectacle-marks of his spread hood had faded to faint yellow.
In a flash, Kaa's weight was upon the writhing body, paralysing it from hood to tail.
He caught the snake behind the hood, forced the mouth open with the blade of the knife, and showed the terrible poison-fangs of the upper jaw lying black and withered in the gum.
The brows of Dr Hood were drawn down darkly, but the eyes under them were bright with something that might be anger or might be amusement.
And the young woman of the house," asked Dr Hood, with huge and silent amusement, "what does she want?
asked Dr Hood, who had been studying the young lady with marked interest.
Now, well would it have been for him who had first spoken had he left Robin Hood alone; but his anger was hot, both because the youth had gotten the better of him and because of the deep draughts of ale that he had been quaffing.
It was well for Robin Hood that that same forester's head was spinning with ale, or else he would never have taken another step.
Then, before the others could gather their wits about them, Robin Hood was gone into the depths of the greenwood.