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He was soon joined by a quartet of officers, and, with my back against a golden throne, I fought once again for Dejah Thoris.
Calling to Dejah Thoris to get behind me I worked my way toward the little doorway back of the throne, but the officers realized my intentions, and three of them sprang in behind me and blocked my chances for gaining a position where I could have defended Dejah Thoris against any army of swordsmen.
The throne belongs to whoever is able to take it," answered Jinjur, as she slowly ate another caramel.
The entire throne room seemed to be filled with the rebels, and the Scarecrow and his comrades realized that they were prisoners.
So together they went to the Throne Room, an immense domed chamber in the center of the palace.
Ozma, who was wearing the Magic Belt, seated herself in the throne, and Dorothy sat at her feet.
Dorothy placed soft cushions in a corner for Billina and her chicks, and had just returned to the Throne and seated herself when the playing of the royal band outside the palace announced the approach of distinguished guests.
But what interested Dorothy most was the big throne of green marble that stood in the middle of the room.
Sorrowfully Dorothy left the Throne Room and went back where the Lion and the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman were waiting to hear what Oz had said to her.
With myself ever between her enemies and herself, and with Kantos Kan and his warriors winning to the apartment, there could be no danger to Dejah Thoris standing there alone beside the throne.
I growled out my curses on the monster sitting opposite us on the gorgeous throne.
O-Tar rapped impatiently upon the arm of his throne.
At this everyone in the Throne Room suddenly became quiet, and the kitten continued, in a calm, mocking tone of voice:
Seated on ivory chairs before Ozma, with a clear space between them and the throne, were many of the nobility of the Emerald City, lords and ladies in beautiful costumes, and officials of the kingdom in the royal uniforms of Oz.
Billina, squatting under the throne, had listened carefully to all this talk, and now chuckled softly to herself as she heard the King disclose his secret.