said or done anything
to win her confidence, nor could he explain his attitude toward her in
the light of what he knew of her life and vocation. There is a type of
man that respects and reveres woman-hood for those inherent virtues
which are supposed to be the natural attributes of the sex because in
their childhood they have seen them exemplified in their mothers, their
sisters and in the majority of women and girls who were parts of the
natural environment of their early lives.
It is difficult ever entirely to shatter the faith of such men, and
however they may be wronged by individuals of the opposite sex their
subjective attitude toward woman in the abstract is one of chivalrous
respect. As far as outward appearances were concerned Little Eva might
have passed readily as a paragon of all the virtues. As yet, there was
no sign nor line of dissipation marked upon her piquant face, nor in her
consociation with Jimmy was there ever the slightest reference to or
reminder of her vocation.
They chose a quiet and eminently respectable dining place, and after
they had ordered, Jimmy spread upon the table an evening paper he had
purchased upon the street.
"Help me find a job," he said to the girl, and together the two ran
through the want columns.
"Here's a bunch of them," cried the girl laughingly, "all in one ad.
Night cook, one hundred and fifty dollars; swing man, one hundred and
forty dollars; roast cook, one hundred and twenty dollars; broiler, one
hundred and twenty dollars. I'd better apply for that. Fry cook, one
hundred and ten dollars. Oh, here's something for Steve Murray: chicken
butcher, eighty dollars; here's a job I'd like," she cried, "ice-cream
man, one hundred dollars."
"Quit your kidding," said Jimmy. "I'm looking for a job, not an
"Well," she said, "here are two solid pages of them, but nobody seems to
want a waiter. What else can you do?" she asked smiling up at him.
"I can drive a milk-wagon," said Jimmy, "but the drivers are all on
"Now, be serious," she announced. "Let's look for something really good.
Here's somebody wants a finishing superintendent for a string music
instrument factory, and a business manager and electrical engineer in
this one. What's an efficiency expert?"
"Oh, he's a fellow who gums up the works, puts you three weeks behind in
less than a week and has all your best men resigning inside of a month.
I know, because my dad had one at his plant a few years ago."
The girl looked at him for
His ablutions completed and his meager apparel redonned he seated himself at the foot of the tree and motioning Tarzan to a place beside him, opened the pouch that hung at his right side taking from it strips of dried flesh and a couple of handfuls of thin-shelled nuts with which Tarzan was unfamiliar.Page 10
Instantly the two were locked in a deathlike embrace.Page 16
"The lairs of my tribe lie in the crags above A-lur and though Es-sat, our chief, drove me out I should like to return again, for there is a she there upon whom I should be glad to look once more and who would be glad to look upon me.Page 29
"Then Om-at is gund," he said with finality.Page 43
Tarzan of the Apes opened his eyes.Page 56
" "But I should have smelled it," cried Tarzan, disgustedly.Page 92
"What is the meaning of this?" "Lu-don claims he has proof that you are not the son of Jad-ben-Otho," replied Ko-tan.Page 95
" He beckoned to an under priest.Page 118
Directly before him was an oval window crossed by many bars, and beyond he saw the moonlight playing on the waters of the blue lake below.Page 128
" Directed now by a leader whom they both respected and admired those who had been loyal to Ko-tan rushed forward upon the faction that had surrounded Mo-sar.Page 155
I have no quarrel with him.Page 161
The bog! The frightful bog! I have searched its shores for a place to cross until I have entirely circled the hideous country.Page 171
Again and again during the day following their unexpected meeting the woman reproached herself for not having killed him as she would JA or JATO or any other predatory beast that menaced her existence or her safety.Page 180
And so he moved on, still going upon all fours because of a persistent hallucination that in this way he might escape observation.Page 193
His presence aroused no suspicion as it was not unusual for warriors to have business within the temple.Page 197
He stood perfectly still where he had halted at.Page 200
"I am Jad-ben-Otho," he screamed.Page 201
He guessed that his warriors had been discovered and a fight was in progress.Page 206
Impulsively and before they could restrain her the woman rushed forward and bending quickly kissed her mate upon the forehead.Page 210
For a week Tarzan and Jane and Korak remained the guests of Ja-don, as did Om-at and his black warriors.