except that from the sides of the lower jawbone two
mighty horns curve slightly downward toward the front.
Its two huge eyes extend in two vast oval patches from
the centre of the top of the cranium down either side
of the head to below the roots of the horns, so that
these weapons really grow out from the lower part of
the eyes, which are composed of several thousand ocelli
each. Each ocellus is furnished with its own lid, and
the apt can, at will, close as many of the facets of
his huge eyes as he chooses. (See THE WARLORD OF MARS.)
Astok. Prince of Dusar.
Avenue of Ancestors. A street in Helium.
Banth. Barsoomian lion. A fierce beast of prey that roams
the low hills surrounding the dead seas of ancient Mars.
It is almost hairless, having only a great, bristly mane
about its thick neck. Its long, lithe body is supported
by ten powerful legs, its enormous jaws are equipped
with several rows of long needle-like fangs, and its
mouth reaches to a point far back of its tiny ears. It
has enormous protruding eyes of green. (See THE GODS
Bar Comas. Jeddak of Warhoon. (See A PRINCESS OF MARS.)
Black pirates of Barsoom. Men six feet and over in height.
Have clear-cut and handsome features; their eyes are
well set and large, though a slight narrowness lends
them a crafty appearance. The iris is extremely black
while the eyeball itself is quite white and clear. Their
skin has the appearance of polished ebony. (See THE
GODS OF MARS.)
Calot. A dog. About the
Though her judgment told her that all would be well were her Tarzan to go alone in accordance with the mysterious stranger's summons, her intuition would not permit her to lay aside suspicion of the gravest dangers to both her husband and her son.Page 13
"You were born an ape.Page 20
But for the heavy burden upon his heart he would have been happy in this return to the old free life of his boyhood.Page 24
" Then, presently, they went to feeding again as though nothing had happened, and with them fed John Clayton, Lord Greystoke.Page 41
Kaviri shuddered and closed his eyes again, waiting for the ferocious creature to spring upon him and put him out of his misery of terror.Page 42
"No, bwana," replied Kaviri, "the white child was not with this man's party--it was with the other party.Page 48
Twice he came upon natives, and, though he had considerable difficulty in approaching them, he succeeded in each instance in quieting both their fears and bellicose intentions toward him, and learned from them that he was upon the trail of the Russian.Page 71
Again came a fit of coughing and the terrible haemorrhage.Page 74
Tarzan demanded food of the chief, and after considerable haggling on the part of the monarch succeeded in obtaining a meal.Page 80
The second day after leaving the Ugambi the baby fell ill with fever.Page 84
For a moment the silence of the hut was unbroken.Page 99
Rokoff sat frozen with fear, unable to move a hand or foot, his eyes riveted upon the face of his Nemesis.Page 102
Thus it was that, though he had put out upon the river but a short time subsequent to the girl, yet she had reached the bay fully two hours ahead of him.Page 110
With ready revolver to compel obedience, she let them up one by one, searching them carefully for concealed weapons as they stood with hands elevated above their heads.Page 116
The bridge of the Kincaid was slippery with blood.Page 117
It seemed quite evident that their little Jack had not been brought aboard the Kincaid.Page 119
He could do much with that if he could but get his hands upon it.Page 124
" "You mean to say that you're going to turn against me?" demanded Paulvitch.Page 125
the sailor.Page 130
Tarzan knew the nearest water, and to this he immediately led the party.