If you scream
," she said, "I'll scream
too --and I can scream
louder than you can and I'll frighten you, I'll frighten you
During the long hours of darkness they caught but fitful snatches of sleep, for the night noises of a great jungle teeming with myriad animal life kept their overwrought nerves on edge, so that a hundred times they were startled to wakefulness by piercing screams
, or the stealthy moving of great bodies beneath them.
Presently from a great distance and faintly there came an answering scream
, and a half-hour later the lithe form of Sheeta bounded into view where the others of the pack were clambering gingerly into the canoe.
He did not know that it had emptied rapidly as the loud scream
with which his own had mingled had broken upon the startled ears of the warriors who had been sent to spy upon him.
With a final scream
of jungle invective and an apelike grimace at his departing foe, Tarzan continued along his way.
And listen to the women scream
," he said grimly--almost bitterly, I thought, as though he had been through the experience before.
Then she screams
wery loud, and falls into 'sterics; and he smokes wery comfortably till she comes to agin.
for him to run, but he just hit and hit that snake like he was crazy.
shouted I, with something between a scream
and a cheer.
When Dorothy, who was an orphan, first came to her, Aunt Em had been so startled by the child's laughter that she would scream
and press her hand upon her heart whenever Dorothy's merry voice reached her ears; and she still looked at the little girl with wonder that she could find anything to laugh at.
and he screamed
as piercingly as if he wished to drive the princess away by that scream
As he stood there measuring the distance to the opposite side and wondering if he dared venture so great a leap, there broke suddenly upon his startled ears a piercing scream
which diminished gradually until it ended in a series of dismal moans.
He stood thus in the full glare of the great moon, motionless after screaming forth his weird challenge, in the setting of the primeval jungle and the circling apes a picture of primitive savagery and power--a mightily muscled Hercules out of the dawn of life--when from close behind her the girl heard an answering scream
, and an instant later saw an almost naked white man drop from a near-by tree into the clearing.
was hideously compounded of fright and fear.
Noah's shouts were responded to, by a loud scream
from Charlotte, and a louder from Mrs.