We cannot fight empty air; I would almost sooner return and face foes into whose flesh I may feel my blade bite and know that I am selling my carcass dearly before I go down to that eternal oblivion which is evidently the fairest and most desirable eternity that mortal man has the right to hope for.
In their veins flows lifeblood that may be let as easily as ours, and the fact that they remain invisible to us is the best proof to my mind that they are mortal; nor overly courageous mortals at that.
The banth is a fierce beast of prey that roams the low hills surrounding the dead seas of ancient Mars.
Our hatred of the common enemy is
sufficient bond to insure our loyalty to each other, and after we have defiled the Princess of Helium there will be still greater reason for the maintenance of our allegiance--unless I
greatly mistake the temper of her lord.
It is not worthy the dignity of a denial," she responded haughtily.
U-Thor forgets," he cried, "that O-Tar is the jeddak.
The panthan tried not to fathom her purpose for the head is useless when the heart usurps its functions, and Turan knew only that the woman he loved had denied him, and though he tried not even to think it his foolish heart urged but a single explanation--that she refused to recognize him lest she be involved in his difficulties.
I told him to go to sleep alone, and here he is, downstairs, getting his death a-cold pattering over that canvas," said Meg, answering the call.
This vocal exercise usually conquered Meg, but John sat as unmoved as the post which is popularly believed to be deaf.
No, he won't, he's so tired he will soon drop off and then the matter is settled, for he will understand that he has got to mind.
This is the age of the specialist, Bertie's speciality was borrowing money.
Awful thing it is, this nourishing vipers in one's bosom.