you all timee. You tly getee tleasure away from Dlyaks for your self.
"Stop!" roared von Horn. "Stop! You lying yellow sneak, before I put
a bullet in you."
"Both of you may stop now," said Professor Maxon authoritatively.
"There have been charges made here that cannot go unnoticed. Can you
prove these things Sing?" he asked turning to the Chinaman.
"I plove much by Bludleen's lascar. Bludleen tell him all 'bout
Hornee. I plove some more by Dyak chief at long-house. He knows lots.
Lajah Saffir tell him. It all tlue, Mlaxon."
"And it is true about this man--the thing that you have told us is
true? He is not one of those created in the laboratory?"
"No, Mlaxon. You no makee fine young man like Blulan--you know lat,
Mlaxon. You makee One, Two, Thlee--all up to Twelve. All fleaks. You
ought to know, Mlaxon, lat you no can makee a Blulan."
During these revelations Bulan had sat with his eyes fixed upon the
Chinaman. There was a puzzled expression upon his wan, blood-streaked
face. It was as though he were trying to wrest from the inner temple
of his consciousness a vague and tantalizing memory that eluded him
each time that he felt he had it within his grasp--the key to the
strange riddle that hid his origin.
The girl kneeled close beside him, one small hand in his. Hope and
happiness had supplanted the sorrow in her face. She tore the hem from
her skirt, to bandage the bloody furrow that creased the man's temple.
Professor Maxon stood silently by, watching the loving tenderness that
marked each deft, little movement of her strong, brown hands.
The revelations of the past few minutes had shocked the old man into
stupefied silence. It was difficult, almost impossible, for him to
believe that Sing had spoken the truth and that this man was not one of
the creatures of his own creation; yet from the bottom of his heart he
prayed that it might prove the truth, for he saw that his daughter
loved the man with a love that would be stayed by no obstacle or bound
by no man-made law, or social custom.
The Chinaman's indictment of von Horn had come as an added blow to
Professor Maxon, but it had brought its own supporting evidence in the
flood of recollections it had induced in the professor's mind. Now he
recalled a hundred chance incidents and conversations with his
assistant that pointed squarely toward
four men sat at cards.Page 11
Tarzan had overheard but a few words: "And if she screams you may choke her until--" But those had been enough to arouse the spirit of adventure within him, and so he kept the two men in sight as they walked, briskly now, along the deck.Page 16
in the rush of landing on the following morning he missed her entirely, but there had been something in the expression of her eyes as they parted on deck the previous day that haunted him.Page 22
When I repulsed him he would have killed me had not my screams attracted these gentlemen, who were passing the house at the time.Page 28
As Tarzan returned her bow he was positive that there was an invitation in her look, almost a plea.Page 42
I cannot endure it, my friend, and so I think that I shall go back to my own jungle, and lead the life that God intended that I should lead when He put me there.Page 48
He was to earn money,.Page 55
Tarzan had seized a sword from the man who had fallen before Abdul's knife, and now he stood waiting for the rush of men that was coming in search of them through the darkness.Page 58
" "You would like to return to your people?" asked Tarzan.Page 70
Tarzan made casual inquiries among the men, but none could tell him why they had left, or in what direction they had gone.Page 80
Then he found something else.Page 93
As the cruise was to consume a year at least, for they were to stop for indefinite periods at various points of interest, Clayton mentally anathematized Tennington for ever suggesting such a ridiculous trip.Page 104
"But not a word of it, my dear Tennington--not a word of it.Page 121
they cooked in vessels made all of solid metal like my armlet.Page 131
Tarzan had placed the finest marksmen of the tribe in the surrounding trees, with directions never to reveal themselves while the enemy was faced in their direction.Page 137
"Leave the ivory!" he cried.Page 143
Thus was the little company.Page 182
There was a terrible expression upon his savage face as he fitted a poisoned shaft to his bow.Page 191
"But first let me remind you that you maligned me before the girl--that you kept her to yourself, and would not share her with me--" Clayton interrupted him.Page 199
"She is mine," said Tarzan of the Apes.