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The Law of the Jungle lays down very clearly that any wolf may, when he marries, withdraw from the Pack he belongs to.
Now, the Law of the Jungle lays down that if there is any dispute as to the right of a cub to be accepted by the Pack, he must be spoken for by at least two members of the Pack who are not his father and mother.
All the game in the jungle was no more than skin and bone, and Bagheera could kill thrice in a night, and hardly get a full meal.
By the Law of the Jungle it is death to kill at the drinking-places when once the Water Truce has been declared.
In his veins, though, flowed the blood of the best of a race of mighty fighters, and back of this was the training of his short lifetime among the fierce brutes of the jungle.
More and more weakly the torn and bleeding arm struck home with the long sharp blade, then the little figure stiffened with a spasmodic jerk, and Tarzan, the young Lord Greystoke, rolled unconscious upon the dead and decaying vegetation which carpeted his jungle home.
Jungle life is ordered along different lines than ours and different standards prevail.
Long had it been since he had thus beheld the great Tarmangani naked and alone hurtling through the jungle.
Once again he was the jungle beast revelling in bloody conflict with his kind.
The voices came from a point in the jungle a little to his right and behind him, and without waiting for the column to return, or even to ascertain if they had heard the cries, Sing ran rapidly in the direction of the alarm.
Close to the cabin the jungle commenced, and into it Tarzan of the Apes plunged, wary and noiseless--once more a savage beast hunting its food.
They had entered his jungle but a short time before--the first of their kind to encroach upon the age-old supremacy of the beasts which laired there.