and the tail was large and strong."
Webster's Dict. The GRYF of Pal-ul-don
is similar except that it is
omnivorous, has strong, powerfully
armed jaws and talons instead of hoofs.
Coloration: face yellow with blue bands
encircling the eyes; hood red on top,
yellow underneath; belly yellow; body a
dirty slate blue; legs same. Bony
protuberances yellow except along the
spine--these are red. Tail conforms with
body and belly. Horns, ivory.
Her crew were lazily enjoying this respite from the arduous labor of rowing up stream.Page 3
" Tiring of Paulvitch, one of the men essayed a pleasantry.Page 8
The room was upon the second floor of the house, and opposite the window to which their attention had been attracted was a large tree, a branch of which spread to within a few feet of the sill.Page 23
Chapter 4 The killing of the friendless old Russian, Michael Sabrov, by his great trained ape, was a matter for newspaper comment for a few days.Page 31
From the prisoners Captain Jacot permitted his mind to traverse the remaining.Page 55
Presently Akut came up with him.Page 59
He was still but a boy, yet so great was his strength that the powerful anthropoid with which he often engaged in mimic battle was no match for him.Page 67
His only expression was one of interested attention--he was trying to discover what the girl was doing.Page 72
Would her new friend leave her now? Wistfully she gazed at his intent face.Page 73
" Akut shrugged.Page 74
There was but a single solution that presented itself--he must hold her in his arms all night.Page 80
We miss him, little Geeka, do we not? It is dull and lonesome in the great jungle when our Korak is away.Page 85
Korak had not needed her aid, for the great bull had been already as good as dead, with the blood gushing from his torn jugular; but Korak rose smiling with a word of approbation for his helper.Page 105
"She is young," cried the savage.Page 107
"You'd better be," rejoined Jenssen, "at least until we have delivered her over in safety and collected what will be coming to us.Page 121
"I am Goob," cried another.Page 134
His blacks looked at him in astonishment.Page 136
"I saw your horse here," he explained, "and thought that I would wait and ride home with you--you do not mind?" "Of course not," she replied.Page 209
Lifting his burden high above his head the giant beast wheeled and raced for the breach that he had just made in the palisade.Page 214
She rode with bowed head and drooping shoulders.