A moment later he was moving noiselessly across the campong toward the house in which Professor Maxon lay peacefully sleeping; while at the south gate Bududreen and his six cutthroats crept cautiously within and slunk in the dense shadows of the palisade toward the workshop where lay the heavy chest of their desire.
His standards of right and wrong were but half formed, from the brief attempts of Professor Maxon and von Horn to inculcate proper moral perceptions in a mind entirely devoid of hereditary inclinations toward either good or bad, but he realized one thing most perfectly--that to be a soulless thing was to be damned in the estimation of Virginia Maxon, and it now occurred to him that to kill her father would be the act of a soulless being.
Convinced, however, that Gathol lay somewhere in the direction of his search he descended into the valley and bent his steps toward
He was perpetually departing on yard-long adventures toward
the cave's entrance, and as perpetually being driven back.
Thar Ban, jed among the hordes of Torquas, rode swiftly across the ochre vegetation of the dead sea-bottom toward
the ruins of ancient Aaanthor.
him down the meadow was an aeroplane piloted by the black Usanga and in the seat behind the pilot was the white girl, Bertha Kircher.
Then I joined him, we extinguished the torch, and together we crept toward
the spiral incline that led to the upper floors of the building.
All eyes immediately turned upward toward
the foliage above.
Then I cast my eyes down into the streets of Kadabra, from which a sudden tumult had arisen, and there I saw a battle raging, and beyond the city's walls I saw armed men marching in great columns toward
a near-by gate.
The effect of this was to turn the lidi toward
the right, and the longer I watched the procedure the more convinced I became that Raja and his mate were work-ing together with some end in view, for the she-dog merely galloped steadily at the lidi's right about op-posite his rump.
With a quick side-step and ducking low beneath his outstretched arms, I eluded him; and as he turned to come back at me, I landed a blow upon his chin which sent him spinning toward
the edge of the deck.
Cautiously he crept back toward
it until he saw that it was but a man.
Again and again the weapon fell as Tarzan made his way slowly toward
When we came down to drink I knew that no danger lurked near upon this side of the water hole, for else the zebras would have discovered it and fled before we came; but upon the other side toward
which the wind blows danger might lie concealed.
Most of the spectators had gathered in one or two groups --one a little crowd towards
Woking, the other a knot of people in the direction of Chobham.