asked Tom, as they approached the entrance to the cave
The other end of every wire must be brought back into the cave
and fastened independently, and WITHOUT any ground-connection.
I know that the bones of my son lie in the cave
, for I have seen them in a dream; but, alas
I soon became so drowsy that I could scarcely resist the strong desire to throw myself on the floor of the cave
for a few moments' rest, but I knew that this would never do, as it would mean certain death at the hands of my red friends, who might be upon me at any moment.
When he came, he brought in with him a huge load of dry firewood to light the fire for his supper, and this he flung with such a noise on to the floor of his cave
that we hid ourselves for fear at the far end of the cavern.
Well, it is marked as a forked cave
, and in the darkness we passed the fork before the torches were lit.
We finally agreed that Tars Tarkas should return along the branch, leaving his longest leather harness strap with me, and that when the limb had risen to a height that would permit me to enter the cave
I was to do so, and on Tars Tarkas' return I could then lower the strap and haul him up to the safety of the ledge.
I told him that what lay beyond the eighth cave
I could not even guess; but I was sure that somewhere upon the other side of the ice-barrier his mother lay in the power of Matai Shang, and that possibly his grandfather and great-grandfather as well, if they lived.
My idea," began the Scarecrow, when they had halted, "is to make a dash past the cave
, going on a run.
Whatever it was, it was coming slowly toward the entrance of the cave
, and now, deep and forbidding, it uttered a low and ominous growl.
Every landmark was familiar to me, and I was sure now that I knew the exact location of the cave
With some misgivings I shortly afterward cast my eyes upward toward the precarious ledge which ran before my cave
, for it seemed to me quite beyond all reason to expect a dainty modern belle to essay the perils of that frightful climb.