As the Heliumite's point pricked his green hide, Hortan Gur turned upon his adversary with a snarl, but at the same instant two of his chieftains called to him to hasten, for the charge
of the fair-skinned inhabitants of the city was developing into a more serious matter than the Torquasians had anticipated.
There was no weight to the charge
. It was a poor thrust.
Sabin said, sitting down in a high-backed wooden chair; "I decline to move until the charge
against me is properly explained."
It was the usual charge
for an assault and battery on the person of Hiram Doolittle, and was couched in the ancient language of such instruments, especial care having been taken by the scribe not to omit the name of a single offensive weapon known to the law.
While I was in charge
of the Indian boys at Hampton, I had one or two experiences which illustrate the curious workings of caste in America.
These manoeuvres Tarzan knew would continue until the blacks had worked themselves into a state of hysterical courage sufficient to sustain them for a short charge
toward the village, and even though he doubted that they would reach it at the first attempt, he believed that at the second or the third they would swarm through the gateway, when the outcome could not be aught than the extermination of Tarzan's bold, but unarmed and undisciplined, defenders.
"What if they do charge
?" asked the girl; "there is no means of escape."
Decide at once whether you will remain under my charge
, or whether you will transfer yourself to the charge
of the police."
In another moment he would be clear of the underbrush and ready for the rapid charge
and the quick retreat that would end the brief existence of Teeka's balu.
'A young fogle-hunter,' replied the man who had Oliver in charge
I had such perfect trust in him that while he was guiding me I was ready to charge
up to the very cannon's mouth.
The Bishop no sooner saw this action than he knew his man, and that there was a trap set; and being an arrant coward, he wheeled his horse sharply and would have made off down the road; but his own men, spurred on the charge
, blocked his way.