were gnarled and fantastic, large enough to form trunks for ordinary trees, twisting down almost to the earth, and rising again into the air.
Leaping from limb
the girl fled through the jungle while close behind her came the two great apes.
Every one assented, and Ulysses girded his old rags about his loins, thus baring his stalwart thighs, his broad chest and shoulders, and his mighty arms; but Minerva came up to him and made his limbs
even stronger still.
In the mean time I cautiously transferred myself from the limb
down which I had been slipping to a couple of others that were near it, deeming two strings to my bow better than one, and taking care to test their strength before I trusted my weight to them.
In a few minutes the voice was heard again, announcing that the seventh limb
I did not venture out upon the limb
for fear that I might be discovered and our retreat in this direction cut off; but instead hurried to retrace my steps to Tars Tarkas.
He could spring twenty feet across space at the dizzy heights of the forest top, and grasp with unerring precision, and without apparent jar, a limb
waving wildly in the path of an approaching tornado.
Our dear companion Will Stutely hath been taken by that vile Sheriff's men, therefore doth it behoove us to take bow and brand in hand to bring him off again; for I wot that we ought to risk life and limb
for him, as he hath risked life and limb
The great cat lay crouched upon a thick limb
, hidden from the ape's view by dense foliage, waiting patiently until the anthropoid should come within range of his spring.
But my mother swung over the top of a thick limb
, a dozen feet from the ground, and, still holding on to her, we perched there in safety.
ONE day an Opossum who had gone to sleep hanging from the highest branch of a tree by the tail, awoke and saw a large Snake wound about the limb
, between him and the trunk of the tree.
it is a man-at-arms, and they pluck him limb
like hounds on a wolf.