The therns on their side would hasten to rescue the girl, and in an instant the two would be swallowed in the vortex of a maelstrom
of yelling devils, hacking and hewing at one another, like fiends incarnate.
Instantly the ape-man became the center of a whirling, striking, biting maelstrom
And others saw, from Helium's lofty landing stages and from a thousand hangars upon a thousand roofs; but only for an instant did the preparations stop that would send other brave men into the frightful maelstrom
of that apparently hopeless search, for such is the courage of the warriors of Barsoom.
For a moment they stood valiantly before his attack, but after two had grappled with him and been hurled headlong to the floor they gave up and rushed incontinently out into the maelstrom
of the screaming tempest.
I have been in the thick of life so long that I am oppressed by the peace and quiet, and I cannot forbear from dwelling upon that mad maelstrom
of death and destruction so soon to burst forth.