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Momentarily stunned, Gahan's fingers slipped from their hold upon the cordage and the man shot downward through the thin air of dying Mars toward the ground three thousand feet beneath, while upon the deck of the rolling Vanator his faithful warriors clung to their lashings all unconscious of the fate of their beloved leader; nor was it until more than an hour later, after the storm had materially subsided, that they realized he was lost, or knew the self-sacrificing heroism of the act that had sealed his doom.
The open noose shot up to meet it, and the girl, half guessing the ape-man's intentions, reached out and caught the noose and, bracing herself, clung tightly to it with both hands.
Tarzan still clung to the fuselage directly behind the pilot's seat.
But through it all I clung to the one idea--I MUST GET THE JIB BACKED OVER TO WINDWARD.
His feet clung to the earth with the same tenacity that he clung to life.
They clung to this anchorage until the water resumed its proper direction, when they allowed the raft to drift on.
There being no way to arrest the progress of the raft they clung fast to the logs and let the river sweep them on.
They clung on, trying to have sex with the beer bottles,
TOURISTS clung on for dear life as they braved a glass aerial walkway on the side of a mountain in China.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Teenagers, who were skating as clung to a public bus in EyE-p district of ystanbul on Saturday, terrified the people, who en route on streaming traffic.
We float an asphalt river dirt-choked and barren, adrift with lives forfeit, forgotten: yet it's the same, Jim, as when with sliding oars in humid moonlight, we slipped into that blood-warm current, mud clinging as hot gore between our toes while our fevered minds clung to dreams of languid freedoms beneath a placid sun-- catfish dreams untouched by the brilliance of light.
The 10-year-old girl plunged into a freezing lake as the surface broke and screamed for dear life as she clung on to a jagged edge.