"Prince," he cried, "you are forgetting that if you consented to receive and hear them, it was only because of your kind heart which has no equal, for they had not the least right to demand
it, especially as you had placed the matter in the hands of Gavrila Ardalionovitch, which was also extremely kind of you.
"Very well," replied Tarzan, for he knew that he could trust them to carry out any sinister threat that Paulvitch had made, and there was a bare chance that by conceding their demands
he might save the boy.
When his superintendents and heads of departments performed prodigies of cutting down, he patted them on the back and demanded
When the trapper had rendered his meaning into the Sioux language, Mahtoree demanded
, with an air of surprise--
Tell me," she demanded
, turning to the trembling girl, "what is your name?"
Moreover, if you do not immediately retract your demand
I shall withdraw him!"
To this we could only repeat what we had said before: he then proposed to abate five thousand of his last demand
, assuring us that unless we came to some agreement, there was no torment so cruel but we should suffer it, and talked of nothing but impaling and flaying us alive; the terror of these threatenings was much increased by his domestics, who told us of many of his cruelties.
But what reward did the First and Foremost demand
I must not be trifled with, and I demand
Balashev replied that there was nothing offensive in the demand
, because..." but Murat interrupted him.
"What of the lad?" demanded
her father; "I have sent him to crack a little with the Frenchman.
The delay demanded
by Beauchamp had nearly expired.