He was on his feet in an instant and, leaping with the agility of the monkey he was, he gained the safety of a low limb
as Horta, the boar, rushed futilely beneath.
I leaned far out over my horizontal limb
and chattered down at him.
Toby's animating 'come on' again sounded in my ears, and dreading to lose all confidence in myself if I remained meditating upon the step, I once more gazed down to assure myself of the relative bearing of the tree and my own position, and then closing my eyes and uttering one comprehensive ejaculation of prayer, I inclined myself over towards the abyss, and after one breathless instant fell with a crash into the tree, the branches snapping and cracking with my weight, as I sunk lower and lower among them, until I was stopped by coming in contact with a sturdy limb
Surprised and enraged, the bull clutched madly for support as he toppled sidewise, and then with an agile movement succeeded in projecting himself toward another limb
a few feet below.
Even before the rending sound which followed Meriem knew that she had misjudged the strength of the limb
upon which I found myself ascended at a slight angle toward the cliff, and as I followed it I found that it terminated a few feet above a narrow ledge which protruded from the cliff's face at the entrance to a narrow cave.
Now, Jup," cried Legrand, evidently much excited, "I want you to work your way out upon that limb
as far as you can.
He was sure from the fact that the panther moved all its limbs
in its futile struggle for freedom that its spine was uninjured, and for the same reason he knew that none of its limbs
You got to find out where the shadow of the limb
falls at midnight, and that's where you dig
The hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen in his most interesting work on the 'Nature of Limbs
The lightning is not quicker than was the flame from the rifle of Hawkeye; the limbs
of the victim trembled and contracted, the head fell to the bosom, and the body parted the foaming waters like lead, when the element closed above it, in its ceaseless velocity, and every vestige of the unhappy Huron was lost forever.
Now I will make a jest of thee and a sorry jest withal, for I will quarter thee limb
, after thou art hanged.