"Where did all this dust come from?" demanded General Guph, trying hard to swallow but finding his throat
so dry he couldn't.
One arm was thrust upward, the other outward; but the latter was bent acutely, and the hand was near the throat
. Both hands were tightly clenched.
Perched on the rim of Michael's pannikin, this inconsiderable adventurer from out of the dark into the sun of life, a mere spark and mote between the darks, by a ruffing of his salmon-pink crest, a swift and enormous dilation of his bead-black pupils, and a raucous imperative cry, as of all the gods, in his throat
, could make Michael give back and permit the fastidious selection of the choicest tidbits of his dish.
Laughing and chattering like the idiot I was fast becoming I fell upon his prostrate form my fingers feeling for his dead throat
. Presently they came in contact with a small chain at the end of which dangled a number of keys.
Tarzan grasped the man by the throat
and drew his hunting knife.
'All here,' said Double, tying up his throat
with sleepy carefulness in a shawl.
Has she cut her throat
?" the maid cried out, and with no warning rolled over in a faint.
"It was the cry of the kill from the throat
of the man who has just saved your life, Miss Porter.
"I know Thou art great, and that it is a sin to ask this of Thee, but for God's sake do let the old wolf come my way and let Karay spring at it- in sight of 'Uncle' who is watching from over there- and seize it by the throat
in a death grip!" A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
His free hand went to my throat
, and in that moment I knew the bitterest foretaste of death earned by one's own idiocy.
unslaked, with black lips baked, We could not laugh nor wail; Through utter drought all dumb we stood!
"The Buddhists are cutting Mohammedan throats
," the Dragoman replied, with oriental composure.