as he could
toward Gazan and then, finding that he could not reach him, resume his
pursuit of her, which she knew would prove equally fruitless. So sure
was she of the safety of her balu and her own ability to take care of
herself that she did not voice the cry for help which would soon have
brought the other members of the tribe flocking to her side.
Toog slowly reached the limit to which he dared risk his great weight
to the slender branches. Gazan was still fifteen feet above him. The
bull braced himself and seized the main branch in his powerful hands,
then he commenced shaking it vigorously. Teeka was appalled.
Instantly she realized what the bull purposed. Gazan clung far out
upon a swaying limb. At the first shake he lost his balance, though he
did not quite fall, clinging still with his four hands; but Toog
redoubled his efforts; the shaking produced a violent snapping of the
limb to which the young ape clung. Teeka saw all too plainly what the
outcome must be and forgetting her own danger in the depth of her
mother love, rushed forward to ascend the tree and give battle to the
fearsome creature that menaced the life of her little one.
But before ever she reached the bole, Toog had succeeded, by violent
shaking of the branch, to loosen Gazan's hold. With a cry the little
fellow plunged down through the foliage, clutching futilely for a new
hold, and alighted with a sickening thud at his mother's feet, where he
lay silent and motionless. Moaning, Teeka stooped to lift the still
form in her arms; but at the same instant Toog was upon her.
Struggling and biting she fought to free herself; but the giant muscles
of the great bull were too much for her lesser strength. Toog struck
and choked her repeatedly until finally, half unconscious, she lapsed
into quasi submission. Then the bull lifted her to his shoulder and
turned back to the trail toward the south from whence he had come.
Upon the ground lay the quiet form of little Gazan. He did not moan.
He did not move. The sun rose slowly toward meridian. A mangy thing,
lifting its nose to scent the jungle breeze, crept through the
underbrush. It was Dango, the hyena. Presently its ugly muzzle broke
through some near-by foliage and its cruel eyes fastened upon Gazan.
Early that morning, Tarzan of the Apes had gone to the cabin
"Come on, you duffer! Can't waste ammunition.Page 7
An eerie wail floated down from above and the apparition, whatever it might have been, was swallowed by the darkness.Page 9
The following day Tippet walked as one in a trance.Page 11
Bradley's single bullet, penetrating the body through the soft skin of the belly, had slain the Titan.Page 21
As he sat gazing at them, one of the two awoke, separated his wings to release his arms that had been folded across his breast, placed his hands upon the floor, dropped his feet and stood erect.Page 22
This, our country, is called Oo-oh.Page 26
"You will come here again just before Lua hides his face behind the great cliff," announced the creature, "unless before that you are summoned by Him Who Speaks for Luata, in which case you will not have to eat any more.Page 32
"Whence came this reptile?" it demanded of the girl.Page 36
Closer and closer came the shapeless mass.Page 37
Panting like a spent hound Bradley worked at the thongs about his ankles while the maniac lay quivering and mumbling where it had fallen.Page 39
With that thought in mind Bradley discovered that it was not difficult to believe in the possibility of such a scheme--there was nothing new in it.Page 50
The latter dodged the first charge, drew a wicked-looking curved blade from beneath its red robe, spread its wings and dived for its antagonist.Page 54
It must be the same that Fosh-bal-soj captured in the Sto-lu country during the last darkness.Page 61
The Wieroo developed the first cos-ata-lu but they were always male--never could they reproduce woman.Page 64
Do not leave me.Page 65
Two more stood near a door a few yards distant.Page 73
did not see the shadow of sorrow that crossed her countenance.Page 78
"Now," announced Bradley, "we'll plan for the future.Page 83
[Transcriber's note: I have made.Page 84
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