In the midst of the glade
, on a pedestal of rocks roughly piled up, stood a cross of coral that extended its long arms that one might have thought were made of petrified blood.
With hot heart I took the green winding path, and presently came the little grassy glade
, and the bubbling crystal well, and the hut of wattled boughs, and, looking through the open door of the hut, I saw a lovely girl lying asleep in her golden hair.
Then Robin took his good yew bow in his hand, and placing the tip at his instep, he strung it right deftly; then he nocked a broad clothyard arrow and, raising the bow, drew the gray goose feather to his ear; the next moment the bowstring rang and the arrow sped down the glade
as a sparrowhawk skims in a northern wind.
In a little moonlit glade
ahead of him the great ape was bending over the prostrate form of the woman Tarzan sought.
At the dinner in the glade
she had not failed to notice--what every body else had passed over--the absence at the festival of the hostess's brother-in-law; and more remarkable still, the disappearance of a lady who was actually one of the guests staying in the house: in plainer words, the disappearance of Mrs.
The sun was setting upon one of the rich grassy glades
of that forest, which we have mentioned in the beginning of the chapter.
A blast upon the bugle summoned the bowmen to counsel, and they gathered in little knots and groups around a great fallen tree which lay athwart the glade
. Sir Nigel sprang lightly upon the trunk, and stood with blinking eye and firm lips looking down at the ring of upturned warlike faces.
Out of it he had made a magnificent deer-park, where, over thousands of acres of sweet slopes and glades
and canyons, the deer ran almost in primitive wildness.
August the twenty-eighth-- the day we saw five live iguanodons in a glade
of Maple White Land.
Nathless now and again some luckless fellow would shoot awry and would be sent winding from a long arm blow from the tall lieutenant while the glade
roared with laughter.
Soon the Parsee stopped on the borders of the glade
, which was lit up by the torches.
They kept to the brush and trees, and invariably the man halted and peered out before crossing a dry glade
or naked stretch of upland pasturage.