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His head was pillowed on one arm, the other rested across his face in such a way that his eyes were hidden from the ape-man, though one of them was fastened upon him from beneath the shadow of the Belgian's forearm.
Closing his eyes he threw a forearm across them to protect them from Ska's powerful beak and then he lay very still and waited.
Had he not himself battled for the grisly forearm of a great ape at that long-gone Dum-Dum, when he had slain the fierce Tublat and won his niche in the respect of the Apes of Kerchak?
The instruments were of skeel, the string of gut, and were shaped to fit the left forearm of the dancer, to which it was strapped.
The muscles stood out upon his giant forearm as he gripped the stock of his bull whip.
There was a single armlet between her right shoulder and elbow, and a series of them covered her left forearm from elbow to wrist.
he thought, and he pressed his pocket-book with his forearm.
She came to the door with them, and as they glanced back they saw her still standing there with the yellow bull pup cuddled up under one forearm, and the thin blue reek of her cigarette ascending from her lips.
She nodded her head judicially, and while she seemed to debate a weighty judgment he asked for a second helping of tinned beef--not because he was hungry, but because he wanted to watch her slim, firm fingers, naked of jewels and banded metals, while his eyes pleasured in the swell of the forearm, appearing from under the sleeve and losing identity in the smooth, round wrist undisfigured by the netted veins that come to youth when youth is gone.
Skipper's hand drooped idly, half open, from where the forearm rested on the other knee.
With a second fling he was against the cage bars, with a single slash of paw ripping down the forearm of the man who had poked him.
I don't think it lasted four minutes, at the end of which time Bill King was the unhappy possessor of four broken ribs, a broken forearm, and a dislocated shoulder blade.