For what seemed ages piled on ages, I lay there, frozen with the most awful fears, not daring to drag away
my hand; yet ever thinking that if I could but stir it one single inch, the horrid spell would be broken.
The manager, becoming excited at the delay, urged the trainer to greater haste, but when the latter entered the box to drag away
the reluctant Ajax he was met by bared fangs and menacing growls.
Instantly the regiments began to defile through the kraal gateway in perfect silence, a fatigue party only remaining behind to drag away
the corpses of those who had been sacrificed.