With a roar
of pain and rage, Numa reared up and fell backward upon the ape-man; but still the mighty man-thing clung to his hold and repeatedly the long knife plunged rapidly into his side.
Instead he rumbled forth a menacing roar and took a few steps in Tarzan's direction.
He saw a buck pass--an old buck--and then a young and plump one came opposite the giant in ambush, and Schneider's eyes went wide and a scream of terror almost broke from his lips as he saw the agile beast at his side spring straight for the throat of the young buck and heard from those human lips the hunting roar of a wild beast.
The lion was quite close to him now--but a few paces intervened--he crouched, and then, with a deafening roar
, he sprang.
Save for himself, the arena was deserted, although, overhead, suspended from the roof-bars, were block-and-tackle and seven strong iron chairs that drew his instant suspicion and caused him to roar at them.
It was neither snarl, nor growl, nor roar, that cry, but a sheer scream, as if something had broken inside of him.
Naw," responded Jimmie with a valiant roar
, "dese micks can't make me run.
As he spoke, there sounded high above the shriek of the gale and the straining of the timbers a gust of oaths with a roar of deep-chested mirth from the gamblers in the forecastle.
Through the belly of a great black wave, not one hundred paces to the front of them, there thrust forth a huge jagged mass of brown stone, which spouted spray as though it were some crouching monster, while a dull menacing boom and roar filled the air.
Let the abysmal brute roar
and the police and Mercenaries slay.
An appalling unearthly report followed instantly, such as can be compared to nothing whatever known, not even to the roar
of thunder, or the blast of volcanic explosions
It was Pacco, the zebra, who came first, and Numa, the lion, could scarce restrain a roar
of anger, for of all the plains people, none are more wary than Pacco, the zebra.
Freedom' ye all roar
most eagerly: but I have unlearned the belief in
and then, above the rumbling in the chimney, and the fast pattering on the glass, was heard a wailing, rushing sound, which shook the walls as though a giant's hand were on them; then a hoarse roar
as if the sea had risen; then such a whirl and tumult that the air seemed mad; and then, with a lengthened howl, the waves of wind swept on, and left a moment's interval of rest.
Not knowing what might be the consequences of irritating her friend, and trembling with the fear of doing so, poor Nell sang him some little ditty which she had learned in happier times, and which was so agreeable to his ear, that on its conclusion he in the same peremptory manner requested to be favoured with another, to which he was so obliging as to roar
a chorus to no particular tune, and with no words at all, but which amply made up in its amazing energy for its deficiency in other respects.