The capador stepped to the side, with a twirl of the cape eluding the bull
and spreading the cape on his own shoulders.
And when Dawra heard why the messengers had come, he received them kindly, and said at once that they should have Brown Bull
Back in the uttermost recesses of his little brain something was stirring-- something which the sight and smell of the great bull
Then, when he had worked Taug to such a pitch of foaming rage that the great bull
fairly danced upon the bending limb beneath him, Tarzan's hand shot suddenly outward, a widening noose dropped swiftly through the air, there was a quick jerk as it settled about Taug, falling to his knees, a jerk that tightened it securely about the hairy legs of the anthropoid.
'Now,' said Kim, picking his teeth, 'we will return to that place; but thou, O Holy One, must wait a little way off, because thy feet are heavier than mine and I am anxious to see more of that Red Bull
As the animal's fierce clawing ceased, the bull
raised his gory, sightless head, and with a horrid roar ran headlong across the arena.
And then it was delightful to witness the gratitude of this amiable bull
, and how he was so full of joy and thankfulness that he capered higher than ever.
"Zu-tag will go," replied the younger bull
, "and he will take the Tarmangani's she and all the bulls
of Go-lat who are not cowards," and so saying he cast his eyes inquiringly about at the other apes.
Shortly after we re-passed the spot where Good had wounded the patriarchal bull
we came across a herd of eland, but did not shoot at them, as we had plenty of meat.
saw also, and dashed down the hill, and after him came Galazi and Umslopogaas, and with them all their company, and the rocks shook with the music of their hunting.
As soon as his horned friend were down, William turned, clinked off like a long-dog, and jumped safe over hedge, before the praying bull
had got on his feet again to take after him.
To have fallen back a step would have been to precipitate an immediate charge; to have rushed forward to meet the other might have had the same result, or it might have put the bellicose one to flight--it all depended upon the young bull
's stock of courage.