In three minutes Tarzan picked off the crew of that gun.
With a growl the ape-man picked up a fallen branch and hurled it at the skulking brute.
When Tarzan had completed his repast he was about to rise and hurl a clean-picked bone at the beast before he went his way, leaving the remains of his kill to Dango; but a sudden thought stayed him and instead he picked up the carcass of the deer, threw it over his shoulder, and set off in the direction of the gulch.
"It will be several days before she needs to be picked, or at least that is my judgment.
I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived."
"How long do you live, after you are picked?" asked Dorothy.
Edna seated herself at the piano, and softly picked out with one hand the bars of a piece of music which lay open before her.
"No; I have found when she is absent this long, she is liable not to come back till late." She drew on her gloves, and Robert picked up his hat.
While she was speaking she selected a bright and pretty dinner-pail that seemed to have a stout handle, and picked it from its branch.
"They're sure to catch us!" panted the girl, who was still carrying the heavy dinner-pail she had picked. "I can't run much farther, Billina."
They are fit for any mischief, and it's my opinion they would try to kill us just the same if you hadn't picked a dinner-pail."
From the mouth of the vase a plant sprouted, slowly growing before their eyes until it became a beautiful bush, and on the topmost branch appeared the six-leaved clover which Ojo had unfortunately picked.
"That will not be breaking the Law, for it is already picked, and the crime of picking it is forgiven."
Then holding it up he said, "There, that's the stone your horse had picked
our books up through the years, here and there, never buying one until we had first read it and knew that it belonged to the race of Joseph."