There seemed something menacing in their attitude toward my beast, and I hesitated to leave until I had learned the outcome
. It was well I did so, for the warrior drew an evil looking pistol from its holster and was on the point of putting an end to the creature when I sprang forward and struck up his arm.
It is apparent that Avis Everhard completed the Manuscript during the last days of preparation for the Second Revolt; hence the fact that there is no mention of the disastrous outcome
of the Second Revolt.
It had been apparent to both players and spectators for the past two moves, that Gahan was moving straight across the field into the enemy's country to seek personal combat with the Orange Chief--that he was staking all upon his belief in the superiority of his own swordsmanship, since if the two Chiefs engage, the outcome
decides the game.
There could, however, have been but one outcome
to the unequal struggle had Sing not been armed with a revolver, though it was several seconds before he could bring it into play upon the great thing that shook and tossed him about as though he had been a rat in the mouth of a terrier.
It was a full hour later that the first officer returned to report the outcome
of the search.
He gave form to the modern novel by shaping it according to a definite plot with carefully selected incidents which all contributed directly to the outcome
. In this respect his practice was decidedly stricter than that of most of his English successors down to the present time.
But by the flush that showed under the tan of his chum's cheeks the young financial secretary felt pretty certain that Tom was a bit apprehensive of the outcome
of Professor Beecher's call on Mary Nestor.
The episode meant more to him than being bested in play by the best swordsman in England--for that surely was no disgrace--to Henry it seemed prophetic of the outcome
of a future struggle when he should stand face to face with the real De Montfort; and then, seeing in De Vac only the creature of his imagination with which he had vested the likeness of his powerful brother-in-law, Henry did what he should like to have done to the real Leicester.
of it was that of these two odd persons having equally odd notions of duty, the one went to California, as the interest of his client required, and the other remained at home in compliance with a wish that her husband was scarcely conscious of entertaining.
My suspicions were the outcome
of my reasoning only; and the idea of Larsan being the murderer seemed so extraordinary that I resolved to wait for actual evidence before venturing to act.
Strength is the outcome
of need; security sets a premium on feebleness.
I think we all knew that upon the outcome
of this battle would hinge for ever the relative positions of these two races upon Barsoom.