From a lofty perch Tarzan viewed the village of thatched huts
across the intervening plantation.
The first few villages he came to were deserted, showing that news of the coming of his pack had travelled rapidly; but toward evening he came upon a distant cluster of thatched huts
surrounded by a rude palisade, within which were a couple of hundred natives.
There was a rude rectangle walled with logs and boulders, in which were a hundred or more thatched huts
of similar con-struction.
For three days we continued upon our way, until we arrived outside a village of thatched huts
just at dusk.
The ape-man traveled swiftly through the forest, and about noon came to the site of the village, but to his disappointment found that the jungle had overgrown the plantain fields and that the thatched huts
had fallen in decay.
Straggling upon the outskirts were the thatched huts
of natives, picturesque in their primeval savagery, harmonizing with the background of tropical jungle and accentuating the squalid hideousness of the white man's pioneer architecture.
Gone were the thatched huts
of his sturdy retainers, empty the fields, the pastures, and corrals.
Tarzan reached its side a little below the clearing where squat the thatched huts
of the Negroes.
They wound across beautiful parklike meadows and through dark, forbidding forests, and now and again they passed tiny hamlets of thatched huts
Then he looked upon the trees and the broad fields, with the thatched huts
hidden among crops - looked with strange eyes unable to take up the size and proportion and use of things - stared for a still half-hour.
When you picture an off-the-grid home, many would envision a thatched hut
or cabin made of sod.
It all started when I was staying in a thatched hut
in a village in the Solomon Islands.