Knots of gamblers will assemble before one of their lodge fires, early in the evening, and remain absorbed in the chances and changes of the game until
long after dawn of the following day.
Look down at your feet, Dejah Thoris; it lies there now where it has lain since that other night at Korad, and where it will ever lie beating alone for you until death stills it forever.
I am saying what I had promised myself that I would not say to you, at least until you were no longer a captive among the green men; what from your attitude toward me for the past twenty days I had thought never to say to you; I am saying, Dejah Thoris, that I am yours, body and soul, to serve you, to fight for you, and to die for you.
Feeling that it was too late to retreat, he profited by the confusion which prevailed among them, while Weucha was explaining his character, to advance, until he was again face to face with the redoubtable Mahtoree.
Teton," returned the trapper, throwing the breach of his rifle to the earth with startling vehemence, and regarding his companion with steady serenity, "I have heard that there are men, among my people, who study their great medicines until they believe themselves to be gods, and who laugh at all faith except in their own vanities.
For days we followed them, stalking them for the wild beasts they are, picking them off one by one, until
but a handful remained, but these escaped us.
This sight explained to Dorothy why she had seen no children among the Mangaboos, a thing she had until
now been unable to account for.
They made no move to attack; but continued to sit at a respectful distance until
Tarzan had concluded his meal.
Leaping to the running-board, she had attempted to snatch the baby from the arms of the stranger, and here, screaming and fighting, she had clung to her position even after the taxicab had got under way; nor was it until
the machine had passed the Greystoke residence at good speed that Carl, with a heavy blow to her face, had succeeded in knocking her to the pavement.
They turned round to the left, a short way past the public-house; and then, taking a right-hand road, walked on for a long time: passing many large gardens and gentlemen's houses on both sides of the way, and stopping for nothing but a little beer, until
they reached a town.
He did not come to the surface until
he had passed the point below where her father stood, and then struggling feebly, as if stunned or disabled by a blow.
The young man never halted in his flight until
he reached the dwelling of the wise magician who had taught him the speech of birds.
The stranger remained until
Malbihn and his safari had disappeared into the jungle toward the north.
I do not know," said the Head; "but that is my answer, and until
the Wicked Witch dies you will not see your uncle and aunt again.
The Thark sprang back to my side and forced me into an adjacent doorway, where he told me to remain in hiding until
I could escape, making my way to Helium if possible.