As ADAM lay a-dreaming beneath
the Apple Tree, The Angel of the Earth came down, and offered Earth in fee.
Scarce was his back turned toward the giant than the short-sword of the latter was plunged beneath
his left shoulder blade, straight through his heart.
Some of them were dozing against the boles of trees, while others roamed about turning over bits of bark from beneath
which they transferred the luscious grubs and beetles to their mouths.
His tiny surcoat of scarlet velvet was rich with embroidery, while beneath
was a close-fitting tunic of white silk.
In the shadows of the forest that flanks the crimson plain by the side of the Lost Sea of Korus in the Valley Dor, beneath
the hurtling moons of Mars, speeding their meteoric way close above the bosom of the dying planet, I crept stealthily along the trail of a shadowy form that hugged the darker places with a persistency that proclaimed the sinister nature of its errand.
After a little search he located the clean-picked bones of his late adversary, and close by, partly buried beneath
the fallen leaves, he found the knife, now red with rust from its exposure to the dampness of the ground and from the dried blood of the gorilla.
Then, when he had worked Taug to such a pitch of foaming rage that the great bull fairly danced upon the bending limb beneath
him, Tarzan's hand shot suddenly outward, a widening noose dropped swiftly through the air, there was a quick jerk as it settled about Taug, falling to his knees, a jerk that tightened it securely about the hairy legs of the anthropoid.
The panglima Ninaka of the Signana Dyaks who manned Muda Saffir's war prahu saw his chief disappear beneath
the swift waters of the river, but the word of command that would have sent the boat hurriedly back to pick up the swimmer was not given.
A little shiver of anticipation tingled his spine, and then, quite without volition, he found himself gazing into the loving eyes of his mother and the strong face of the father which mirrored, beneath
its masculine strength, a love no less than the mother's eyes proclaimed.
Unloosed from their lashing by the constant turning and twisting of the ship and the force of the wind, the boarding and landing tackle had been trailing beneath
the keel, a tangled mass of cordage and leather.
It passes directly beneath
the Blue Place of Seven Skulls.
His eyes also were bound round with a band of leather, as though to hide something from their gaze, one foot was gone, one hung over the edge of the niche towards the floor, and beneath
it on the floor, red with rust, lay the blade of a broken spear.