For a time Werper hid behind one of the lesser boulders that were scattered over the top of the hill, but, seeing or hearing nothing of the Englishman, he crept from his place of concealment to undertake a systematic search of his surroundings, in the hope that he might discover the location of the treasure in ample time to make his escape before Tarzan returned, for it was the Belgian's desire merely to locate the gold, that, after Tarzan had departed, he might come in safety with his followers and carry away as much as he could transport.
He had learned the secret for which he had come, and now he could return at his leisure to his waiting followers, bring them to the treasure vault and carry away all the gold that they could stagger under.
Most certainly he did," says Partridge, "for evil spirits can carry away
anything without being seen, though there were never so many folk in the room; and I should not have been surprized if he had carried away all the company of a set of wicked wretches, who were at play in sermon time.
I'm determined to read no more books where the blond-haired women carry away all the happiness.
Well, perhaps you will avenge the dark women in your own person, and carry away all the love from your cousin Lucy.
The one sorrow I shall carry away
with me from the shores of England will be the sorrow of parting with dear, warm-hearted Lady Janet.
He also admitted a series of offences at the same location two days earlier - sexually assaulting a woman, robbing her of PS20 cash, possessing a knife as an offensive weapon and attempting to force or carry away
the victim with intention to commit a sexual offence.