The Beast People by that time had, with one or two exceptions, left the ravine and made themselves lairs
according to their taste among the thickets of the island.
of such a monster would not have been disturbed for hundreds--or thousands--of years.
And death lurks at every step among rotting dead, for here the fierce apts lair
, adding to the putrid accumulation with the fragments of their own prey which they cannot devour.
At first he shot much of the game from the cabin windows, but toward the end the animals learned to fear the strange lair
from whence issued the terrifying thunder of his rifle.
Like some huge many-limbed animal, the regiment began to prepare its lair
and its food.
It might have been produced by the moving of the great body of some huge beast rising from the rock floor of its lair
Presently there emerged from the cavernous depths of the lair
a monstrous creature, scarred from a hundred battles, almost hairless and with an empty socket where one eye had been.
Having accomplished his aim and driven the enemy from his lair
, Tarzan gathered an armful of large fronds and climbed to his dripping couch.
They appealed to his kaldanean tastes, and further, they pointed a hiding place for the key and a lair
for the only kind of food that the kaldane relished--flesh and blood.
In the rock-wall was a horizontal fissure--evidently the lair
where their mother had left them, and where they should have remained had they been obedient.
All about the house, which in truth was scarcely more than an animal lair
, was an earthly paradise.
The steerage was the lair
of this pack, and, out of the steerage, it ranged the whole world, which was the Mary Turner ever rocking, heeling, reeling on the surface of the unstable sea.
When morning came and a dim light pervaded the lair
, he again sought after the source of the remotely familiar sounds.
A HOUND started a Hare from his lair
, but after a long run, gave up the chase.
Then the Political Pull looked back upon the good fat carcase of beef that he was dragging to his lair
and said, with a discontented spirit: