But Tom ran about amongst the furrows, and at last
slipped into an old mouse-hole.
, however, four of the younger warriors dragged Tarzan roughly from the hut, and once outside the pall of terror seemed lifted from the savage hearts.
Dounia saw at last
that it was hard to deceive her and came to the conclusion that it was better to be absolutely silent on certain points; but it became more and more evident that the poor mother suspected something terrible.
, seeing the ship still bore on her course and was now swiftly drawing out of earshot, one of them--I know not which it was--leapt to his feet with a hoarse cry, whipped his musket to his shoulder, and sent a shot whistling over Silver's head and through the main-sail.
"Here it is at last
," he said, "not without some trouble though."
there was a still more violent earthquake, and a huge gap appeared in the side of the Mountains.
Again and again the Arabs charged, at last
forming a stationary circle about the little fortress, and outside the effective range of the defenders' arrows.