The old man who was leading the hind
told him the adventure of the merchant and the genius.
He had done the thing before upon more than one occasion, just as in the past he had charged lions himself; but tonight he was far from famished and in the hind
quarter he had carried off with him was more raw flesh than he could eat; yet it was with no equanimity that he looked down upon Numa rending the flesh of Tarzan's kill.
Many a step advanced he forwards, in order to conceal the trembling hind
, and, if possible, to secure her retreat.
For, the moment the spur touched him, his left hind
leg had reached forward in a kick that struck the stirrup a smart blow.
This was addressed to the dog with the cap on, who being a new member of the company, and not quite certain of his duty, kept his unobscured eye anxiously on his master, and was perpetually starting upon his hind
legs when there was no occasion, and falling down again.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind
leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
A quick movement of Tarzan's rope hand tightened the coil and when Numa slipped backward to the ground only his hind
feet touched, for the ape-man held him swinging by the neck.
They were in search of deer, when suddenly a huge grizzly bear emerged from a thicket about thirty yards distant, rearing himself upon his hind
legs with a terrific growl, and displaying a hideous array of teeth and claws.
'The long Road that overpasses all the rivers of Hind
,' said the lama gaily.
She was the hind
that you and your companions chased; she was the woman that you found in the clearing with the barrel, and the old hag that we just now killed in the cave.'
"If he can't stand on his hind
legs he can't barrel-jump--you've heard about Ruth, Johnny.
It was admirable to see with what dexterity St Jago dodged behind the beast, till at last he contrived t give the fatal touch to the main tendon of the hind
le after which, without much difficulty, he drove his knif into the head of the spinal marrow, and the cow droppe as if struck by lightning.