As I have already described similar scenes, it will be sufficient to say that at length, after great toil and great dangers, we both stood with no limbs
broken at the head of that magnificent vale which five days before had so suddenly burst upon my sight, and almost beneath the shadow of those very cliffs from whose summits we had gazed upon the prospect.
I did not venture out upon the limb
for fear that I might be discovered and our retreat in this direction cut off; but instead hurried to retrace my steps to Tars Tarkas.
"One, two, tree, four, fibe - I done pass fibe big limb
, massa, pon dis side."
As Tarzan approached, the beast turned, snarling, toward him, struggling to extricate itself; but one great limb
across its back and the smaller entangling branches pinioning its legs prevented it from moving but a few inches in any direction.
The anterior and posterior limbs
in each member of the vertebrate and articulate classes are plainly homologous.
The lightning is not quicker than was the flame from the rifle of Hawkeye; the limbs
of the victim trembled and contracted, the head fell to the bosom, and the body parted the foaming waters like lead, when the element closed above it, in its ceaseless velocity, and every vestige of the unhappy Huron was lost forever.
``Child!'' replied Isaac, somewhat heated, ``thou knowest not what thou speakest His neck and limbs
are his own, but his horse and armour belong to Holy Jacob!
He was on his feet in an instant and, leaping with the agility of the monkey he was, he gained the safety of a low limb
as Horta, the boar, rushed futilely beneath.
I saw the arrow leap up, miss Lop-Ear, glance against a limb
, and fall back to the ground.
Then, when he had worked Taug to such a pitch of foaming rage that the great bull fairly danced upon the bending limb
beneath him, Tarzan's hand shot suddenly outward, a widening noose dropped swiftly through the air, there was a quick jerk as it settled about Taug, falling to his knees, a jerk that tightened it securely about the hairy legs of the anthropoid.
She swung from limb
, or she raced through the mighty branches, surefooted, lithe, and fearless.
It's hid in mighty particular places, Huck -- sometimes on islands, sometimes in rot- ten chests under the end of a limb
of an old dead tree, just where the shadow falls at midnight; but mostly under the floor in ha'nted houses."