In three days we were on the march toward Zodanga, one hundred thousand strong, as Tars Tarkas had been able to enlist
the services of three smaller hordes on the promise of the great loot of Zodanga.
Drums were beaten in all the villages of Massachusetts to enlist
soldiers for the service.
These words distressed me beyond belief; and when I had again related to him the circumstances under which I had descended into the valley, and sought to enlist
his sympathies in my behalf by appealing to the bodily misery I had endure, he listened with impatience, and cut me short by exclaiming passionately, 'Me no hear you talk any more; by by Kanaka get mad, kill you and me too.
Still, to start on a brisk walk, and on such an errand as hers, on a dry clear wintry morning, through the rarefied air of these chalky hogs'-backs, was not depressing; and there is no doubt that her dream at starting was to win the heart of her mother-in-law, tell her whole history to that lady, enlist
her on her side, and so gain back the truant.
I am no thern," I said, and was about to explain that I was from another world, thinking that by patching a truce with these fellows and fighting with them against the therns I might enlist
their aid in regaining my liberty.
His son, Hal Vas, is Dwar of the Road there, and thither has Vas Kor gone to enlist
recruits among the workers on the farms.
And there was no doubt at all that if he could enlist
the services of the Phanfasms, their tremendous power, united to the strength of the Growleywogs and the cunning of the Whimsies would doom the Land of Oz to absolute destruction.