For a long time this amused him, but finally
tiring he continued his explorations.
The heat of the vertical rays of the sun was fast making our horrible prisons unbearable, so that after passing a low divide, and entering a sheltering forest, we finally
discarded the Mahar skins that had brought us thus far in safety.
He had been torn and chewed by the bull with which he had fought, and though he had finally
overcome and killed the beast, a female which he had pursued had eluded him.
Then slowly they retreated but this time with a strange grating sound and finally
they disappeared in some black and distant recess of my dungeon.
the people suspected that Governor Belcher was secretly endeavoring to establish the Episcopal mode of worship in the provinces.
, in 1857, Lieutenants Burton and Speke, both officers in the Bengal army, were sent by the London Geographical Society to explore the great African lakes, and on the 17th of June they quitted Zanzibar, and plunged directly into the west.
So it was finally
decided that two more of the children would have to leave school.
I suggested that we convert her into a sailing vessel.
they set out upon a determined search of the forest, but the blacks melted before them, so that they saw no sign of an enemy.
, reduced to desperation and realizing that this show of mutiny upon the part of his valuable possession might render the animal worthless for exhibition purposes in the future if not immediately subdued, the trainer had hastened to his dressing room and procured a heavy whip.
Perhaps because he knew he had no accent worth speaking of, or perhaps because he did not want the bother of imparting it, he never would keep any of the engagements he made with me, and when we did meet he so abounded in excuses and subterfuges that he finally
escaped me, and I was left to acquire an Italian accent of French in Venice seven or eight years later.
In Tarzan's camp, by dint of threats and promised rewards, the ape-man had finally
succeeded in getting the hull of a large skiff almost completed.
, thanks to the sun and much rubbing, I succeeded, though I had no oil to lubricate them.
a neighbor said to them, "If you go on in this way, you will soon destroy by frequent use the pleasure of your exchange, and each will again wish to retain the fruits of his own sport."
AFTER waiting many a weary day to revenge himself upon a Lion for some unconsidered manifestation of contempt, a Skunk finally
saw him coming, and posting himself in the path ahead uttered the inaudible discord of his race.