At that he stood irresolute for a moment, then turned, scrambled out of the pit
, and set off running wildly into Woking.
John Carter shall die a natural death in the Pit of Plenty, and the day he dies Dejah Thoris shall become my queen.
In the center of the court was a deep pit, near the edge of which stood half a dozen other guardsmen, awaiting me.
Every sound of insects in the air, every stirring of the leaves, every whisper among these men, made Sissy tremble, for she thought it was a cry at the bottom of the pit
As nearly as I could estimate, I had at this time been in the pits
for three hundred days.
U-Dor, dispatch those who will search the palace, the pits
, and the city, and return the fugitives to their cells.
So absorbed was the ape-man in speculation as to the purpose of the covered pit
that he permitted the blacks to depart in the direction of their village without the usual baiting which had rendered him the terror of Mbonga's people and had afforded Tarzan both a vehicle of revenge and a source of inexhaustible delight.
And now he perceived on one side of the pit
a hole large enough to admit a person if he stooped and squeezed himself into a small compass.
The soldiers dragged it awkwardly from the post and began pushing it into the pit
The ordinary lion pit
with which Tarzan was familiar had stakes imbedded in the bottom, upon whose sharpened points the hapless lion would be impaled, but this pit
was not so made.
Just before we came to Joseph's Pit
, we had "raised" a hill, and there, a few miles before us, with not a tree or a shrub to interrupt the view, lay a vision which millions of worshipers in the far lands of the earth would give half their possessions to see--the sacred Sea of Galilee!
Many a burst of applause from the pit
that night started from the soft, comfortable patting of the black-gloved hands.