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"Do not all people grow upon bushes where you came from, on the outside of the earth?"
On some of the bushes might be seen a bud, a blossom, a baby, a half-grown person and a ripe one; but even those ready to pluck were motionless and silent, as if devoid of life.
With utmost deliberation the two backed toward the bush. Numa stood for a moment, growling, then he followed them, slowly.
The girl breathed a deep sigh of relief as she and the ape-man resumed their slow retreat with only an occasional glance from the lion, and when at last they reached the bush and had turned and entered it, she felt a sudden giddiness overwhelm her so that she staggered and would have fallen had Tarzan not caught her.
They trotted past us, and then stopped behind a little patch of bush about a hundred yards away, wheeling round to look at us.
This is done by cutting a quantity of thorn bushes and piling them in the shape of a circular hedge.
He was sprawling along between some bushes, when he heard a sharp intimidating cry.
The grey cub would have died, and there would have been no story to write about him, had not the she-wolf come bounding through the bushes. The weasel let go the cub and flashed at the she-wolf's throat, missing, but getting a hold on the jaw instead.
There was no escape from the narrow sand-circle, no bush to which to flee.
It might have done for him anyway, if there had been a bush to which to flee.
We must have made a glorious slaughter of them in the bush. Eh?
It was flying straight towards him; the guttural cry, like the even tearing of some strong stuff, sounded close to his ear; the long beak and neck of the bird could be seen, and at the very instant when Levin was taking aim, behind the bush where Oblonsky stood, there was a flash of red lightning: the bird dropped like an arrow, and darted upwards again.
I turned as noiselessly as possible, and becoming every now and then rigid with the fear of being discovered, as a branch cracked or a leaf rustled, I pushed back into the bushes. It was long before I grew bolder, and dared to move freely.
Again there was an agitation of the bushes, and then, so suddenly that it almost startled a cry from him, the bushes parted and a face peered out.
Then with a quick wide move- ment of his arm he sent the younger man sprawling away into the bushes and began to bully the woman, who had risen to her feet.