A trooper, braver than his fellows, leaped
among the kicking, plunging, fear-maddened beasts in a futile attempt to quiet them.
Moving slowly outward upon the two branches Tarzan swung Numa out so that he could not reach the bole of the tree with his raking talons, then he made the rope fast after drawing the lion clear of the ground, dropped his five pigskin sacks to earth and leaped
When the charging banth was twenty paces from the dead thoat the killer gave vent to its hideous challenge, and with a mighty spring leaped
forward to meet it.
His jaws let go their grip, and he leaped
backward to escape this strange danger, his lips drawn back from his fangs, his throat snarling, every hair bristling with rage and fright.
But instead, Buck's shoulder was slashed down each time as Spitz leaped
Before Akut could guess his intention, or prevent, the boy leaped
to the ground directly in the path of the king, who had now succeeded in stimulating himself to a frenzy of fury.
They lurked for me in the forest glades; leaped
up, striking, under my feet; squirmed off through the dry grass or across naked patches of rock; or pursued me into the tree-tops, encircling the trunks with their great shining bodies, driving me higher and higher or farther and farther out on swaying and crackling branches, the ground a dizzy distance beneath me.
Dragging the rope behind him, with no thought of escape, but in the hope that he would get at his tormentors, he leaped
into the rear passage that ran behind the circle of permanent cages.
Being made blind by fear, he leaped
from above, the Pack running by sight, for they were hot and blind on the trail.
Then, with a low growl he leaped
upon the ape and buried his fangs in the other's hairy shoulder, clutching the great neck in his mighty fingers.
Then, without waiting to learn the effect of my throw, I wheeled, ran the few steps to the edge, and leaped
as far out over that frightful chasm as I could.
His hand leaped
to the hilt of his long-sword, but he did not draw, for in the same instant he saw the futility of armed resistance, since behind the first banth came a herd of at least a dozen others.