The noise of their own paddles drowned the sound of mine, but in another instant the growing light ahead
would reveal me to them.
At last a faint glow ahead
forewarned us of the end of the tunnel, for which I for one was devoutly thankful.
Again partaking of a few mouthfuls of the unsavory flesh of Ska, the vulture, the ape-man arose with something of his old force and set out with steady gait toward the hills of promise rising alluringly ahead
But I didn't have much chance to enjoy my hatred then, for almost immediately the lookout poked his face over the hatchway and bawled down that there was smoke on the horizon, dead ahead
there was no way--a cat could scarce have scaled that formidable barrier--but to the right he discerned what appeared to be a steep and winding pathway up the canyon's side, and with a bound he clambered along it to where it surmounted the rocky wall.
Presently a Manyuema forged ahead
of his companions; there was none to see from what direction death came, and so it came quickly, and a moment later those behind stumbled over the dead body of their comrade--the inevitable arrow piercing the still heart.
Nikita again sprang lightly out, throwing down the reins, and went ahead
to see what had brought him to a standstill, but hardly had he made a step in front of the horse before his feet slipped and he went rolling down an incline.
You ain't never had a real licking before," he muttered as Bob, thus rudely jerked out of the circle of his own impish mental processes, shot ahead
But Collins, knowing ahead
of the lion what the lion was going to do, struck first, with the broom-handle rapping the beast on its tender nose.
Also he saw the river steamer Apache lying ahead
of him, and a couple of deck-hands disentangling the shreds of his net from the paddle-wheel.
Toto had disappeared from view, but they could hear him barking furiously among the heaps of grey rock ahead
AFTER waiting many a weary day to revenge himself upon a Lion for some unconsidered manifestation of contempt, a Skunk finally saw him coming, and posting himself in the path ahead
uttered the inaudible discord of his race.