And then when the sun came and that awful
pattern began to laugh at me, I declared I would finish it to-day!
But I think a trip like this would be an awful
bore, if a body couldn't find anybody to get acquainted with and talk to on a trip like this.
Now the woman spoke for the first time, in a low voice that was sad and awful
monsieur," he said, seizing the marquis's hand, "life has been awful
indeed for that poor little woman, so young, so delicate
Like the jed who had brought me, he was frightfully scarred, and also decorated with the breastplate of human skulls and dried dead hands which seemed to mark all the greater warriors among the Warhoons, as well as to indicate their awful
ferocity, which greatly transcends even that of the Tharks.
Oh, thunder, MacChesnay, what an awful
bull you made of this thing
He has changed himself into something awful
, only by hiding his face.
Instantly my brain cleared and there swept back across the threshold of my memory the vivid picture of the horrors of that ghostly Arizona cave; again, as on that far-gone night, my muscles refused to respond to my will and again, as though even here upon the banks of the placid Hudson, I could hear the awful
moans and rustling of the fearsome thing which had lurked and threatened me from the dark recesses of the cave, I made the same mighty and superhuman effort to break the bonds of the strange anaesthesia which held me, and again came the sharp click as of the sudden parting of a taut wire, and I stood naked and free beside the staring, lifeless thing that had so recently pulsed with the warm, red life-blood of John Carter.
At last my hand closed upon the ship's rail and that very instant a horrid shriek rang out below me that sent my blood cold and turned my horrified eyes downward to a shrieking, hurtling, twisting thing that shot downward into the awful
chasm beneath me.
We were separated by a long tunnel and five feet of rock even from the awful
chamber of the Dead; and the dead make no noise.
The woman shrank closer to the man in terror-stricken anticipation of the horrors lying in wait for them in the awful
blackness of the nights to come, when they should be alone upon that wild and lonely shore.
Thoria lies at the outer verge of the Land of Awful
He told us much of the wonderful resources of Thuria, the Land of Awful
Shadow, and of his long journey in search of Amoz.
For half an hour the awful
suspense endured, and then with a terrific crash the vessel struck, shivering and trembling from stem to stern.
And then the scar upon his forehead turned to a flaming band of scarlet, a red mist floated before his eyes, and, with the awful
roar of the bull ape gone mad, he sprang like a huge lion into the midst of the votaries.