I have been shivering in an iron cage for fourteen years.
He tore the book from Master Olivier's hands, and set to reckoning it himself upon his fingers, examining the paper and the cage alternately.
At the sight of the body within the cage with the lion, the women and children of the village set up a most frightful lamentation, working themselves into a joyous hysteria which far transcended the happy misery derived by their more civilized prototypes who make a business of dividing their time between the movies and the neighborhood funerals of friends and strangers--especially strangers.
As he squatted there watching the proceeding beneath him, he saw the warriors seize upon the cage once more and drag it between two huts.
The sun was shining in at the open door of the Cage, and this dazzled and offended me.
On the morning of the third day, when we had been forty-eight hours in the Cage, I awoke with a great relief of spirits, very weak and weary indeed, but seeing things of the right size and with their honest, everyday appearance.
If he was crazy, he wouldn't know, and I wouldn't know his mind either, and I wouldn't be that one jump ahead of him, and he'd get me and mess the whole cage
up with my insides."
He wasn't there, but directly in front of me was King Wallace, in tights, waiting for his turn to go on with his cage
of performing lions.
Below him he could now see the top of Astok's cage in the parallel shaft, and he reduced the speed of his to that of the other.
A moment later a limp form crumpled to the floor of the cage.
In the hurry they have forgotten to shut your cage, and the upper window is open.
Instinctively the Clerk obeyed; with a few strokes of his wings he was out of the cage; but at the same moment the door, which was only ajar, and which led to the next room, began to creak, and supple and creeping came the large tomcat into the room, and began to pursue him.