And yet, let me add finally, never have I been so appalled and shocked by the world's cruelty as have I been appalled and shocked in the midst of happy, laughing, and applauding audiences when trained-animal turns
were being performed on the stage.
"If, in two minutes, mademoiselle, you have not turned
the scorpion, I shall turn
the grasshopper...and the grasshopper, I tell you, HOPS JOLLY HIGH!"
"Pardon me, but zero might not turn
up again until, say, tonight, even though you had staked thousands upon it.
Shrieking Sagoths were now leaping madly over the precipice to escape him, and the last I saw he rounded the turn
still pursuing the demoralized remnant of the man hunters.
And when you do your turn
, take some one along for chaperon.
Trent shrugged his shoulders and turned
to the coachman.
There was an agonized scream from the victim, and his fellows turned
to see his struggling body rise as by magic slowly into the dense foliage of the trees above.
Most eagerly of all her mind turned
to the wondrously exciting problem about to be solved: behind which of all these fascinating doors was waiting now her room--the dear, beautiful room full of curtains, rugs, and pictures, that was to be her very own?
the key of that chamber to allow the murderer to enter?--The nurses, --two faithful domestics?
Then he turned
and looked behind him--looked all round his dwelling, seeming to strain his brown eyes after some possible appearance of the bags where he had already sought them in vain.
Prince Vasili in front of the door, near the invalid chair, a wax taper in his left hand, was leaning his left arm on the carved back of a velvet chair he had turned
round for the purpose, and was crossing himself with his right hand, turning his eyes upward each time he touched his forehead.
Frank confusedly raised his hat, and turned
back in the direction of his father's cottage.