that she was created to be protected, and that he was created
to protect her.
He wondered why they had dug a great hole in the ground merely to bury
dry bones. Surely there was no sense in that; no one wanted to steal
Had there been meat upon them he could have understood, for thus alone
might one keep his meat from Dango, the hyena, and the other robbers of
When the grave had been filled with earth the little party turned back
toward the cabin, and Esmeralda, still weeping copiously for the two
she had never heard of before today, and who had been dead twenty
years, chanced to glance toward the harbor. Instantly her tears ceased.
"Look at them low down white trash out there!" she shrilled, pointing
toward the Arrow. "They-all's a desecrating us, right here on this
here perverted island."
And, sure enough, the Arrow was being worked toward the open sea,
slowly, through the harbor's entrance.
"They promised to leave us firearms and ammunition," said Clayton.
"The merciless beasts!"
"It is the work of that fellow they call Snipes, I am sure," said Jane.
"King was a scoundrel, but he had a little sense of humanity. If they
had not killed him I know that he would have seen that we were properly
provided for before they left us to our fate."
"I regret that they did not visit us before sailing," said Professor
Porter. "I had proposed requesting them to leave the treasure with us,
as I shall be a ruined man if that is lost."
Jane looked at her father sadly.
"Never mind, dear," she said. "It wouldn't have done any good, because
it is solely for the treasure that they killed their officers and
landed us upon this awful shore."
"Tut, tut, child, tut, tut!" replied Professor Porter. "You are a good
child, but inexperienced in practical matters," and Professor Porter
turned and walked slowly away toward the jungle, his hands clasped
beneath his long coat tails and his eyes bent upon the ground.
His daughter watched him with a pathetic smile upon her lips, and then
turning to Mr. Philander, she whispered:
"Please don't let him wander off again as he did yesterday. We depend
upon you, you know, to keep a close watch upon him."
"He becomes more difficult to handle each day," replied Mr. Philander,
with a sigh and a shake of his head. "I presume he is now off to
report to the directors of the Zoo that one of their lions was at
When they had completed their work the structure was scarcely visible.Page 17
Another mile and a shifting wind brought to his keen nostrils a familiar, pungent odor close at hand, and a moment later there loomed beneath him a huge, gray-black bulk forging steadily along the jungle trail.Page 18
Tantor, who can uproot great trees, trembles with fear at the sound of a broken twig.Page 26
He knew the panic of terror which the scent of the Gomangani inspired within that savage breast, and as night drew on, hope died within his heart and in the stoic calm of the wild beast which he was, he resigned himself to meet the fate which awaited him.Page 51
Yet Tarzan did not hesitate more than had Teeka, but leaped upon Histah with all the speed and impetuosity that he would have shown had he been springing upon Bara, the deer, to make a kill for food.Page 57
As Horta grunted and charged, slashing the sturdy jungle patriarch with his mighty tusks until the bark flew in every direction, Tarzan dropped to the ground behind him.Page 61
Tarzan rose to his feet upon the swaying branch where he had halted far above the ground, and motioned to the child to follow him; but Tibo only clung tightly to the bole of the tree and wept.Page 68
In only one respect did Go-bu-balu seem to progress--he readily was mastering the language of the apes.Page 72
How she could get three goats and a sleeping mat out of the village and through the jungle to the cave of Bukawai, she did not know, but that she would do it somehow she was quite positive--she would do it or die.Page 73
She saw a heavy.Page 85
Then he dragged a rude lattice into place before the opening after he, himself, had left the chamber.Page 89
Sit down, Bukawai.Page 109
He was across the clearing from Tarzan.Page 111
Pacco, the zebra, and Wappi, the antelope, have those about the herd who keep watch while the others feed, while we, the great Mangani, let Numa, and Sabor, and Sheeta come when they will and carry us off to feed their balus.Page 124
It always caused him to grin a trifle when he looked at these strange creatures.Page 130
I am Toog.Page 144
Nor can one censure her after the frightful ordeal from which she was still suffering.Page 154
And it was with a sigh of relief that they finally rolled it into the village and closed the gates behind them.Page 164
Tarzan rose and stretched lazily.Page 172
Tarzan knew the signs.