Now 'neath his dam the fawn may see, The lean Pack-wolf as cowed as he, And the tall buck
, unflinching, note The fangs that tore his father's throat.
Ye see that buck
," I said, pointing the animal out to the party before me.
She was afraid of the bucks
, but she took two young squaws with her, crossed the lakes, and went down the river and to all the early camps on the Lower Yukon.
ME--I did that for a hundred bucks
an' a bunch of stiffs I'd be ashamed to wipe my feet on.
In another moment the twang of the cord was heard, a white streak was seen glancing into the bushes, and the wounded buck
plunged from the cover, to the very feet of his hidden enemy.
, they might have scalped us all, you've been so slow in coming.
Does he think that our buck
are like his fat Waingunga bullocks?
Supper being over, the redoubtable Shee-wee-she-ouaiter, for such was the simple name by which he announced himself, declared his intention of keeping company with the party for a day or two, if they had no objection; and by way of backing his self-invitation, presented the carcass of the buck
as an earnest of his hunting abilities.
At the same instant that she heard this unexpected report, the buck
sprang from the snow to a great height in the air, and directly a second discharge, similar in sound to the first, followed, when the animal came to the earth, failing head long and rolling over on the crust with its own velocity.
Behind the graceful buck
came another which the deer could neither see nor scent, but whose movements were apparent to Tarzan of the Apes because of the elevated position of the ape-man's ambush.
An' not unlikely, my brave laddy buck
," Haggin growled.
But Barney, taken by surprise, arched his back in the first buck
he had ever made.