A savage growl close
behind him apprised Tarzan of the nearness of Taug, and the fact that the bull had heard the warnings and threats of his mate and was coming to her succor.
When he saw her close
enough to touch it, Oolanga stepped forward from his concealment, and spoke in a whisper, which through the gloom sounded like a hiss.
He turned and ran toward it, shouting an alarm to his wife to run in and close
the great door in case the ape cut off his retreat.
One of Kovudoo's men leaned close
to the ear of his chief.
Turjun, the panthan, crept close
to the companionway, his sinuous fingers closing tightly upon the hilt of his dagger.
The other thing was that if they did not pull it down for a few minutes it would have completed its circle and returned close
to where I stood.
And now come in and see my study--we shall have just time before dinner; and afterwards, before calling over, we'll do the close
Thuvia and Phaidor came close
also, but when Thuvia saw that we would be alone she withdrew to the further side of the chamber.
There was now but another door which they had not tried, and this they approached quickly as they knew that the searching party must be close
to the chamber.
He noticed, however, that Akut kept always close
to him, and was often looking at him with a strange wonder in his little bloodshot eyes, and once he did a thing that Tarzan during all his long years among the apes had never before seen an ape do--he found a particularly tender morsel and handed it to Tarzan.
The chest he hid in the underbrush close
by his boat, and with the girl ascended the notched log that led to the verandah of the structure, which, stretching away for three hundred yards upon its tall piles, resembled a huge centipede.
There was ample time to note these particulars, for besides that they were sufficiently obvious without very close
observation, some moments elapsed before any one broke silence.