IVORY


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IVORYIntegrated Voice Recognition System
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Then she, the Inkosazana, pointed with the rod of ivory to the gates of ivory; but still they stood before her, not moving.
It is well," he answered, "the monsoon will soon bring the ivory ships hither, then I will send you on your way with somewhat to pay your passage.
Now, as she pressed Geeka close to her, her sobs lessened gradually, until she was able to control her voice, and pour out her misery into the ivory ear of her only confidante.
Parts were of nickel, parts of ivory, parts had certainly been filed or sawn out of rock crystal.
Those that come through the gate of ivory are fatuous, but those from the gate of horn mean something to those that see them.
And we followed him obediently to the Ivory Door, which he threw open, and signed to me to go through first.
There, spread forth, without regard to order--indeed, we may say, in charming disorder--are the showy stuffs, the glass beads, the ivory tusks, the rhinoceros'-teeth, the shark's-teeth, the honey, the tobacco, and the cotton of these regions, to be purchased at the strangest of bargains by customers in whose eyes each article has a price only in proportion to the desire it excites to possess it.
We/ had got them: there before us were millions of pounds' worth of diamonds, and thousands of pounds' worth of gold and ivory only waiting to be taken away.
Again he beheld that ivory knee which alone remained outside of Torterue's horrible apparatus.
Following them were several hundred women and children, the former bearing upon their heads great burdens of cooking pots, household utensils and ivory.
For weeks Tarzan lived with his savage friends, hunting buffalo, antelope, and zebra for meat, and elephant for ivory.
And then there was that load of ivory nuts-eight tons of them.