Now she sat upon a high branch, safe out of harm's way, cuddling the little thing close to
her hairy breast, the while her savage little eyes bored down upon the contestants in the clearing, and her ferocious voice urged Taug and the other bulls to leap into the melee.
The former crawled close to
my side and buried his nose against me.
Dejah Thoris stood as close to
it as she could, whispering words of hope and courage to me, and urging me to save myself.
For a moment Gahan listened intently, close to
the door, until there could be no doubt but that a party of warriors was approaching.
He noticed, however, that Akut kept always close to
him, and was often looking at him with a strange wonder in his little bloodshot eyes, and once he did a thing that Tarzan during all his long years among the apes had never before seen an ape do--he found a particularly tender morsel and handed it to Tarzan.