It was not until the next day that they discovered a pair of fine bulls on the edge of the plain, among rocks and ravines.
From Godin's River, Captain Bonneville and his followers came out upon the plain of the Three Butes, so called from three singular and isolated hills that rise from the midst.
30'), where the plain rather suddenly becomes greener and more humid; and their southern limit is between Port Desire and St.
With this important weapon the Indian catches his game, and also his horse, which roams free over the plain.
Far away on the extreme verge of the alkali plain there rose up a little spray of dust, very slight at first, and hardly to be distinguished from the mists of the distance, but gradually growing higher and broader until it formed a solid, well-defined cloud.
The watchers from the plain below could see them flit from rock to rock until their figures stood out against the skyline.
Do you know, my friends, what that plain, seen from the height we are at, resembles?
This plain, would then be nothing but an immense cemetery, on which would repose the mortal remains of thousands of extinct generations.
It was even doubtful that I could retrace my steps to Phutra should I once pass beyond view of the plain, and even were that possible, what aid could I bring to Perry no matter how far I wandered?
I have no idea, of course, how long it took me to reach the limit of the plain, but at last I entered the foothills, following a pretty little canyon upward toward the mountains.
Just beyond them he was tossed aside upon the ground, and the last he saw of his strange foeman the latter was galloping off across the plain in the direction of the forest at its farther edge.
And a moment later, amidst a cloud of dust, the raiders were galloping madly across the plain, and out from the concealment of the reeds along the river, crept a party of black warriors toward the spot where the golden ingots of Opar lay piled on the ground.