For an instant silence reigned in the great amphitheatre, then a wild shout arose from the cages
of the doomed.
Kantos Kan and I were confined together in one of the cages
. In the others were wild calots, thoats, mad zitidars, green warriors, and women of other hordes, and many strange and ferocious wild beasts of Barsoom which I had never before seen.
"Gossip," retorted Louis XI., "think you that 'tis for birds of this feather that we cause to be made cages
at three hundred and sixty-seven livres, eight sous, three deniers apiece?
Fastened by chains to the mainmast were a number of grisly staghounds, who now began leaping and barking at me, and by the mizzen a huge puma was cramped in a little iron cage
far too small even to give it turning room.
Without disturbing the fiber cord, which was adjusted to drop the door at the proper time, he loosened the living bait, tucked it under an arm and stepped out of the cage
When her husband next went away for one day, she told on slave to turn under the bird's cage
a hand-mill; another to throw water down from above the cage
, and a third to take a mirror and turn it in front of its eyes, from left to right by the light of a candle.
There he soon died; and it is strange to reflect that he may have regretted his Cage
upon Ben Alder.
"It would he well for you, mine friend, if you was a liddle seasick," said Hans Breitmann, pausing by the cage
. "You haf too much Ego in your Cosmos."
Before the castle gate all was as the fox had said: so the son went in and found the chamber where the golden bird hung in a wooden cage
, and below stood the golden cage
, and the three golden apples that had been lost were lying close by it.
He was pacing up and down the length of his cage
, heavily and swaying, after the manner of captive animals, when the unexpected audience erupted into the space before his cage
No matter how terribly he was beaten, he had always another growl; and when Beauty Smith gave up and withdrew, the defiant growl followed after him, or White Fang sprang at the bars of the cage
bellowing his hatred.
And now it is all over--your chain is broken--there is no cage