Six trips he made in the five hours before Basuli reached the kopje, and at the end of that time he had transported forty-eight ingots to the edge of the great boulder
, carrying upon each trip a load which might well have staggered two ordinary men, yet his giant frame showed no evidence of fatigue, as he helped to raise his ebon warriors to the hill top with the rope that had been brought for the purpose.
He had turned for that portion of the forest which abutted on the cliffs, and thus the mad race was taking the entire party farther and farther from the boulder
where I lay concealed.
We withdrew behind an adjacent boulder
to watch the actions of the little party, which stood huddled at the foot of another huge rock, their backs toward us.
Instead, she sat down on the boulder
beside the girl.
46 deg; erratic boulders
have, also, been noticed on the Rocky Mountains.
He was still three paces, however, from his victim's side when John upon the cliff above plucked up a huge boulder
, and, poising it for an instant, dropped it with fatal aim upon the slinger beneath him.
He made a striding, clumsy leap on to another boulder
, and stopped again, balancing himself, then said--
From behind my boulder
I threw up the heavy express rifle--a mighty engine of destruction that might bring down a cave bear or a mammoth at a single shot--and let drive at the Sagoth's broad, hairy breast.
On the little plateau which crowned the barren hill there stood a single giant boulder
, and against this boulder
there lay a tall man, long-bearded and hard-featured, but of an excessive thinness.
Gilbert sat down beside her on the boulder
and held out his Mayflowers.
And I sat down on the boulder
the good man had just left, and opened the parcel to see the nature of my gifts.
In so doing he loosened a great boulder
of rock, which fell upon George Curtis's right leg, crushing it frightfully.