"This," said he, "is the Royal Bush
of the Mangaboos.
Possibly, however, she might have revised her conclusions could she have seen the two pairs of eyes watching her every move intently from different points in the bush
Presently, from the depths of the bush
behind us, came a loud "/woof/,
The ptarmigan dragged him out of the bush
. When she turned and tried to drag him back into the bush
's shelter, he pulled her away from it and on into the open.
The northwest monsoon was blowing, and they fled south in the night time, hiding by day on detached and uninhabited islets, or dragging their whale boat into the bush
on the large islands.
I had to lean right out to swing the heavy shutter, and I saw a face amongst the leaves on the level with my own, looking at me very fierce and steady; and then suddenly, as though a veil had been removed from my eyes, I made out, deep in the tangled gloom, naked breasts, arms, legs, glaring eyes,--the bush
was swarming with human limbs in movement, glistening, of bronze color.
"Hold, I say!" quoth Robin hotly; for he knew how Little John must be chuckling at this from behind the bushes
. "Hold I say, else I shall have to bloody those fair locks of yours!" And he swung his quarter-staff threateningly.
It was with difficulty that Tarzan could find means to communicate with the natives, as the moment their eyes fell upon his companions they fled precipitately into the bush
. His only alternative was to go ahead of his pack and waylay an occasional warrior whom he found alone in the jungle.
Give us fifty years, and when all the bush
is cleared off back to the mountains, fever will be stamped out; everything will be far healthier.
He shrank farther back into the bushes
. A man--The Man--was approaching, accompanied by his female associate.
I perceived it coming towards me by the flashing bushes
it touched, and was too astounded and stupefied to stir.
Meanwhile the miser crept out of the bush
half-naked and in a piteous plight, and began to ponder how he should take his revenge, and serve his late companion some trick.