The scene that met my eyes was so un-Martian that my heart sprang to my throat as the sudden fear swept through me that I had been aimlessly tossed upon some strange planet by a cruel fate.
I lay upon a close-cropped sward of red grasslike vegetation, and about me stretched a grove of strange and beautiful trees, covered with huge and gorgeous blossoms and filled with brilliant, voiceless birds.
I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.
Our ways are not your ways, and there shall be to you many strange things.
Similarly he had arrived at a strange and wonderful spelling of his own name.
To follow Tarzan's strange system of spelling would be laborious as well as futile, and so we shall in the future, as we have in the past, adhere to the more familiar forms of our grammar school copybooks.
All this while, the strange man looked at nobody but me, and looked at me as if he were determined to have a shot at me at last, and bring me down.
I had sadly broken sleep when I got to bed, through thinking of the strange man taking aim at me with his invisible gun, and of the guiltily coarse and common thing it was, to be on secret terms of conspiracy with convicts - a feature in my low career that I had previously forgotten.
The floor of the chamber was of concrete, the walls of smooth granite, upon which strange figures of men and beasts were carved.
And all the while that he explored, his blacks huddled close together at his back, and strange shapes hovered upon either hand and before them and behind, yet never close enough that any might say that they were not alone.
At first I was puzzled by all these strange
fruits, and by the strange
flowers I saw, but later I began to perceive their import.
If it troubles you to explain your strange
situation to me, don't think of returning to the subject again.
said Silas, turning and fixing his strange
eyes on the suspected man.
The creature was considerably less than half as tall as the green Martian warriors, and from my balcony I could see that it walked erect upon two legs and surmised that it was some new and strange
Martian monstrosity with which I had not as yet become acquainted.
Sometimes she would question Clayton as to the strange
noises of the nights; the absence of servants and friends, and the strange
rudeness of the furnishings within her room, but, though he made no effort to deceive her, never could she grasp the meaning of it all.