Hollow from hunger, Sheeta, the panther, glared greedily at the tempting meat so close at hand, but the sight of the great bulls beyond gave him pause.
Teeka had come close beneath the tree and was peering upward.
For days he lay helpless with fever, while Akut and the apes hunted close
by that they might protect him from such birds and beasts as might reach his lofty retreat.
beside it was another drop that was utilized by common warriors.
As Raja came close I caught him by the neck and pulled him up to me.
Dian told me that the fellow who had stolen her had come upon her from behind while the roaring of the thag had drowned all other noises, and that the first she had known he had disarmed her and thrown her to the back of his lidi, which had been lying down close by waiting for him.
Tom's turn came last, and meanwhile he was all eyes, looking first with awe at the great man, who sat close
to him, and was helped first, and who read a hard-looking book all the time he was eating; and when he got up and walked off to the fire, at the small boys round him, some of whom were reading, and the rest talking in whispers to one another, or stealing one another's bread, or shooting pellets, or digging their forks through the tablecloth.
When this crack closes
no smoke can reach them, and if we hasten to extinguish the flames I believe they will be safe."
As they approached more closely they saw that the lifelike figures were coated with dust, but that otherwise the skin was in as fine a state of preservation as the most recent of I-Gos' groups, and then they heard the door of the chamber they had quitted open and knew that the searchers were close
Unhesitatingly, he stepped into the tangle of branches close
to the panther's side, still voicing his friendly and conciliatory purr.
The moment that Virginia Maxon felt the waters close
above her head she struck out beneath the surface for the shore upon the opposite side to that toward which she had dived into the river.
'Hope so!' echoed the dwarf, approaching close
to his ear;