When the charging banth was twenty paces from the dead thoat the killer gave vent to its hideous challenge, and with a mighty spring leaped
forward to meet it.
Then, with a low growl he leaped
upon the ape and buried his fangs in the other's hairy shoulder, clutching the great neck in his mighty fingers.
Unwounded, the boma and the flames might have turned him back; but now the pain and the rage wiped caution from his mind, and with a loud, and angry roar he topped the barrier with an easy leap
and was among the horses.
The other end of the rope Tarzan fastened to the stem of the tree, then he quickly cut the bonds securing Numa's legs and leaped
aside as the beast sprang to his feet.
"Well, sir, I saw your son whipping, and kicking, and knocking that good little pony about shamefully because he would not leap
a gate that was too high for him.
This was the first dog he had seen leap
with bared teeth, undismayed, to grapple with the huge unknown.
She sniffed noses with him, and even condescended to leap
about and frisk and play with him in quite puppyish fashion.
He lay down low to the race, whining eagerly, his splendid body flashing forward, leap
, in the wan white moonlight.
He wanted to leap
down among these hairy monsters and show them that he was their friend, that he was one of them.
They lurked for me in the forest glades; leaped
up, striking, under my feet; squirmed off through the dry grass or across naked patches of rock; or pursued me into the tree-tops, encircling the trunks with their great shining bodies, driving me higher and higher or farther and farther out on swaying and crackling branches, the ground a dizzy distance beneath me.
When he came to his next pause, which was within certain leaping distance, he crouched lower, gathered himself for the leap
, then turned his head to regard the men at his back outside the cage.
Being made blind by fear, he leaped
from above, the Pack running by sight, for they were hot and blind on the trail.