All that he saw was a barren waste of rock heaps, a hairy man with an owl's head and another with a bear's head.
Suddenly he arose and seized Guph's neck with one hairy paw, dragging him out of the hut into the open.
Standing erect he threw his head far back and looking full into the eye of the rising moon he beat upon his breast with his great hairy paws and emitted his fearful roaring shriek.
His brown, sweat-streaked, muscular body, glistening in the moonlight, shone supple and graceful among the uncouth, awkward, hairy brutes about him.
The bullet-head crumpled forward upon its flaccid neck against the great hairy chest--the roaring and the shrieking ceased.
It might be a bluff royal, or, on the other hand, so unstable is the mind of an ape, a passing impulse might hurl the hairy mass, tearing and rending, upon the man without an instant's warning.
Already a hairy
hand had clutched the helpless Taug when, with an angry growl of protest, Tarzan leaped to the branch at the attacking ape's side, and with a single mighty cuff, swept him from his perch.
The first intimation of danger that came to Tarzan was the impact of three bodies as the three apes leaped upon him and hurled him to the ground, where he alighted half stunned beneath their combined weight and was immediately set upon by the fifty hairy
men or as many of them as could swarm upon his person.
The fellow was a typical cave man--squat muscular, and hairy
, and of a type I had not seen before.
Slowly my arms gave to the unequal struggle, and inch by inch the burning eyes and gleaming tusks of my antagonist crept toward me, until, as the hairy
face touched mine again, I realized that all was over.
When he watched the hairy
man sleeping by the fire, head between his knees and hands clasped above, Buck saw that he slept restlessly, with many starts and awakenings, at which times he would peer fearfully into the darkness and fling more wood upon the fire.
Few of them were conspicuously hairy
, at least until the end of my time upon the island.
Sprawling over that seaman's silent and trusted adviser, with one elbow upon the coast of Africa and the other planted in the neighbourhood of Cape Hatteras (it was a general track-chart of the North Atlantic), my skipper lifted his rugged, hairy
face, and glared at me in a half-exasperated, half-appealing way.
I had been too much occupied with the dangers of the descent to glance down toward the valley; but that cry which told me that it was indeed Lys, and that she was again in danger, brought my eyes quickly upon her in time to see a hairy
, burly brute seize her and start off at a run toward the near-by wood.
I TOLE you I got a hairy
breas', en what's de sign un it; en I TOLE you I ben rich wunst, en gwineter to be rich AGIN; en it's come true; en heah she is!