Sing and Professor Maxon stood in the doorway to the professor's room gazing upon the scene of carnage
in surprise and consternation.
They dare linger no later than this, for the dreadful darkness is approaching, in which the world is given over to the carnage
of the hunting animals, while the fore-runners of man hide tremblingly in their holes.
Jove drew Hector away from the darts and dust, with the carnage and din of battle; but the son of Atreus sped onwards, calling out lustily to the Danaans.
Hector did not yet know what Ajax was doing, for he was fighting on the extreme left of the battle by the banks of the river Scamander, where the carnage was thickest and the war-cry loudest round Nestor and brave Idomeneus.
! What a noise on the surface of the waves!
“Well, we have happily frightened the birds from this side of the valley,” said Marmaduke, “and the carnage
must of necessity end for the present.
As to the seven who had been sent aloft to make sail, they contemplated with horror the carnage
that was going on below.