This time I leaped
aside and struck downwards, and the blow fell upon his right leg and broke it, so that he could spring no more.
The boy's heart leaped
within his breast at sight of them--for over a month he had seen no human being.
Mowgli caught his foot away as the leader leaped
up, and said sweetly: Dog, red dog
But Tarzan saw his arch enemy as quickly, and divining what the great beast would do he leaped
nimbly away toward the females and the young, hoping to hide himself among them.
Then Will Stutely leaped
high aloft and laughed loudly, clapping his hands for pure joy that he should have been chosen from among them all.
He had the brute's eyes to guide his point, and, as true as the sword hand of his mighty sire, his guided the keen point to one of those blazing orbs, even as he leaped
lightly to one side.
But for Perry and Ghak I should have leaped
to the floor of the arena and shared whatever fate lay in store for this priceless treasure of the Stone Age.
Then, without waiting to learn the effect of my throw, I wheeled, ran the few steps to the edge, and leaped
as far out over that frightful chasm as I could.
Quickly, the Belgian leaped
over the prostrate form of his erstwhile host, and without a thought of succor for the man in whom, for aught he knew, life still remained, he bolted for the passageway and safety.
Twice he leaped
high enough to catch the lowest branches with his paws, but both times he fell backward to the earth.
As he sprang to his feet the warriors leaped
toward him with raised clubs and savage yells, but the foremost went down to sudden death beneath the long, stout stick of the ape-man, and then the lithe, sinewy figure was among them, striking right and left with a fury, power, and precision that brought panic to the ranks of the blacks.
His hand leaped
to the hilt of his long-sword, but he did not draw, for in the same instant he saw the futility of armed resistance, since behind the first banth came a herd of at least a dozen others.
I had never seen blueberries before, and yet, at the sight of them, there leaped
up in my mind memories of dreams wherein I had wandered through swampy land eating my fill of them.
Indignation that a mere black should laugh at him mastered Jerry, and the next moment his puppy teeth, sharp-pointed as needles, had scored the astonished black's naked calf in long parallel scratches from each of which leaped
the instant blood.
High in the air, and straight up, soared the shape of white, now a struggling snowshoe rabbit that leaped
and bounded, executing a fantastic dance there above him in the air and never once returning to earth.