Into this he bore the girl and down a long, narrow corridor and winding runways that led to lower levels until they came to the pits of the palace of O-Tar.
Return him then to the pits and pursue the others and capture them.
He remained standing at the edge of the pit
that the Thing had made for itself, staring at its strange appearance, astonished chiefly at its unusual shape and colour, and dimly perceiving even then some evidence of design in its arrival.
"John Carter shall die a natural death in the Pit
of Plenty, and the day he dies Dejah Thoris shall become my queen."
She shuddered to approach the pit
; but she crept towards it on her hands and knees, and called to him as loud as she could call.
As nearly as I could estimate, I had at this time been in the pits
for three hundred days.
Many a burst of applause from the pit
that night started from the soft, comfortable patting of the black-gloved hands.
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!