As he spoke we heard a great sound of roaring
from the cave in the cliff.
He had heard the roaring
of a hungry lion not half an hour before, and there was little doubt in his mind but that the man eater was stalking Meriem and Baynes.
His well-laid plan had come to naught, so he sat there screaming at the roaring
creature beneath him and making mocking grimaces at it.
The poor tree was still quite covered with frost and snow, and the North Wind was blowing and roaring
Over and over rolled Numa, the lion, clawing and biting at the air, roaring
and growling horribly in savage attempt to reach the thing upon its back.
Scarcely a day or night of his jungle life--and practically all his life had been spent in the jungle--had he not heard the roaring
of hungry lions, or angry lions, or love-sick lions.
The bullet-head crumpled forward upon its flaccid neck against the great hairy chest--the roaring
and the shrieking ceased.
He responded, rushing against the bars and roaring
back at me his impotent wrath.
With his powerful fore-paws, standing erect and roaring
, he proceeded to get acquainted with the ring.
Instantly the vast assemblage, as with one accord, struck up the national hymn of the United States, and "Yankee Doodle," sung by five million of hearty throats, rose like a roaring
tempest to the farthest limits of the atmosphere.
For a moment the lion paused beneath the tree, glaring up at the ape and roaring
until the earth trembled, then he turned back again toward his kill, and as he did so, his tail shot once more to rigid erectness and he charged back even more ferociously than he had come, for what he saw was the naked man-thing running toward the farther trees with the bloody carcass of his prey across a giant shoulder.
Cold and cheerless, the wind beating on our faces, the white seas roaring
by, we struggled through the day.