He therefore advanced toward the east, and reached
the town of Zouricolo, in the Bornou country, which is the core of the great central empire of Africa.
The next point of interest will be Palermo, the most beautiful city of Sicily, which will be reached
in one night from Naples.
What it has taken minutes to write occurred in but a few seconds, but during that time Tars Tarkas had seen my plight and had dropped from the lower branches, which he had reached
with such infinite labour, and as I flung the last of my immediate antagonists from me the great Thark leaped to my side, and again we fought, back to back, as we had done a hundred times before.
As I crept toward them cautiously that I might come as near as possible before being discovered, I saw that finally the men appeared to have reached
some sort of a compromise, for with Phaidor's assistance they both set about dragging the resisting Dejah Thoris to the flier's deck.
Fogg and his party reached
the station, and they only had time to get into the cars.
Just about the time when I reached
extreme physical exhaustion, I came upon a portion of a street where the board sidewalk was considerably elevated.
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.
As I neared the brute he backed cautiously away from me, and when I had reached
the open he moved to one side to let me pass.
A detachment of guides went up, but by the time they had made the tedious trip and reached
the cabin, a raging storm had set in.
There was a bare chance of saving Ghak and Perry, and as I reached
the branching of the canyon I took the chance.
At what precise moment will the moon present herself in the most favorable position to be reached
by the projectile?
We approached until we had reached
the side of a door that was situated just under the window.