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She was like as if she would array a battle, with a spear in her hand, and a golden helmet, and the aegis about her shoulders.
When you have robbed Cycnus of sweet life, then leave him there and his armour also, and you yourself watch man-slaying Ares narrowly as he attacks, and wherever you shall see him uncovered below his cunningly-wrought shield, there wound him with your sharp spear.
He stepped close to the ape-man, and, seizing a spear from the hands of one of the savages, was the first to prod the helpless victim.
Then he raised the heavy spear to drive it through the mighty heart, and still Tarzan of the Apes smiled contemptuously upon him.
Then I drove my spear into the buck and shouted for joy, for here was food.
The men were running, two and two, with the length of a spear throw between them.
168} and he grasped two redoubtable bronze-shod spears.
I have seen a man taken away from the stake after a dozen spear thrusts had pierced his body and the fire had been lighted about his feet.
They stood near one another on the measured ground, brandishing their spears, and each furious against the other.
It was at this time, a year before, that young Spear picked the spring flowers to take to his mother.
Then Tarzan came down from his sanctuary and as the wounded lions, growling, dragged themselves away, the ape-man cut his spear from the body of Buto, hacked off a steak and vanished into the jungle.
Well, Ja should know his own business, I thought, and so I grasped the spear and clambered up toward the red man as rapidly as I could--being so far removed from my simian ancestors as I am.