What then will be our best plan both as regards rescuing
the dead, and our own escape from death amid the battle-cries of the Trojans?
That is why I thought it my duty to try and help him as 'Pavlicheff's son'; in the first place by rescuing
him from the influence of Tchebaroff, and secondly by making myself his friend.
He impounded the dispersing Butteridge plans with one comprehensive sweep of his arm, rescuing
them even from the expository finger-marks of the man with the flat voice, and handed them to Bert.
He saw himself performing wonderful deeds of courage; saving the drowning, rescuing
There lay the nearest water, and there might be expected some day a rescuing
party from her father's empire; for Carthoris knew Thuvan Dihn well enough to know that he would leave no stone unturned until he had tracked down the truth as to his daughter's abduction, and learned all that there might be to learn of her whereabouts.
And let it not be supposed that opinion at the Tankard in Slaughter Lane was unimportant to the medical profession: that old authentic public-house--the original Tankard, known by the name of Dollop's-- was the resort of a great Benefit Club, which had some months before put to the vote whether its long-standing medical man, "Doctor Gambit," should not be cashiered in favor of "this Doctor Lydgate," who was capable of performing the most astonishing cures, and rescuing
people altogether given up by other practitioners.
As we drew nearer the barrier cliffs and no sign of rescuing
Sarians appeared Ghak became both angry and alarmed, and presently as the sound of rapidly approaching pursuit fell upon our ears, he called to me over his shoulder that we were lost.
Instantly he knew that he was the victim of a plot, and that far from rescuing
his son he had himself fallen into the hands of his enemies.
It was then, and then alone, argued I-Gos, that any hope of rescuing
her might be entertained.
But this crude outlaw was not satisfied with merely rescuing
the girl, he must needs mete out justice to her noble abductor and collect in full the toll of blood which alone can atone for the insult and violence done her.
I knew how anxious they would be for word from me, and I was equally anxious to relieve their minds and also to get them and our supplies well within Caspak, so that we might set off about our business of finding and rescuing
Bowen Tyler; but the pterodactyl's carcass had scarcely fallen before I was surrounded by at least a dozen of the hideous things, some large, some small, but all bent upon my destruction.