Suddenly I heard a cry of "fire" far ahead
, followed almost at once by cries of terror and the loud commands of dwars and padwars who were evidently attempting to direct their men away from some grave danger.
When we halted, as we occasionally did, though sometimes the halts seemed ages apart, he would join in the conversation, as would Ghak the Hairy One, he who was chained just ahead
of Dian the Beautiful.
"Man is the boss because he's got the head that thinks," Collins preached the lesson; "and he's just got to make his head boss his body, that's all, so that he can think one thought ahead
of the animal, and act one act ahead
The mare, excited by Gladiator's keeping ahead
, had risen too soon before the barrier, and grazed it with her hind hoofs.
But he is trying to get ahead
of me, which may account for my feeling."
And so Tarzan of the Apes forged steadily ahead
toward Opar's ruined ramparts and behind him slunk Werper, jackal-like, and only God knew what lay in store for each.
He told us we had a long night drive ahead
of us, and had better be on the hike.
And this noisiness, this exultation at the moment of the ship's departure, make a tremendous contrast to the silent moments of her arrival in a foreign roadstead - the silent moments when, stripped of her sails, she forges ahead
to her chosen berth, the loose canvas fluttering softly in the gear above the heads of the men standing still upon her decks, the master gazing intently forward from the break of the poop.
It seemed hopeless to attempt to follow him here where I could not see my hand before my face, and I was almost on the point of giving up the pursuit and drifting back to the mouth of the river, there to await his return, when a sudden bend showed a faint luminosity ahead
"Look there!" And I pointed at the base of the cliff ahead
of us, which the receding tide was gradually exposing to our view.
We had drawn some fifty yards ahead
of Hooja--there had been times when we were scarce ten yards in advance-and were feeling considerably safer from capture.
The spoor showed distinctly that the young woman had been a considerable distance ahead
of the Russian at first, though the farther the ape-man continued along the trail the more obvious it became that the man was rapidly overhauling his quarry.