Hunt had suggested, in their present extremity, that it should be killed for food; to which the half-breed flatly refused his assent, and cudgeling
the miserable animal forward, pushed on sullenly, with the air of a man doggedly determined to quarrel for his right.
Most remarkable," murmured Tarzan, cudgeling
his brain for some pretext upon which to turn the subject.
And thou," quoth the stranger, laughing, "takest thy cudgeling
like a brave heart and a stout yeoman.