At last calm was restored, and eventually
the apes became accustomed to the strange antics of their craft, after which no more trouble was experienced with them.
drowned himself in the river Mi-Lo, and in spite of the search made for his body, it was never found.
they entered into a dark region where, from a careening building, a dozen gruesome doorways gave up loads of babies to the street and the gutter.
The next day Thuran determined to set out toward the north along the coast, for he knew that eventually
he must come to the habitations of civilized men--at least he could be no worse off than he was here, and, furthermore, the ravings of the dying Englishman were getting on his nerves.
they entered the town, which was all alight, but deserted; only the women and children remained, and they were off the streets.
I think that he had never been entirely recon-ciled to the heathenish invention which I called a sail, and that down in the bottom of his heart he believed that the paddlers would eventually
overhaul us; but now he couldn't praise it enough.
How long this bloodless duel would have persisted it is difficult to say, though eventually
Tarzan would have been forced to yield to superior numbers.
Nor, perhaps, will it fail to be eventually
perceived, that behind those forms and usages, as it were, he sometimes masked himself; incidentally making use of them for other and more private ends than they were legitimately intended to subserve.
But watchfulness prevented any accident, and eventually
the party reached the place where they had left their goods.
For now, since by many prolonged, repeated experiences, I have perceived that in all cases man must eventually
lower, or at least shift, his conceit of attainable felicity; not placing it anywhere in the intellect or the fancy; but in the wife, the heart, the bed, the table, the saddle, the fire-side, the country; now that I have perceived all this, I am ready to squeeze case eternally.
At home Tom learned of the Cardiff Hill event; also that the "ragged man's" body had eventually
been found in the river near the ferry- landing; he had been drowned while trying to escape, perhaps.
As its views, however, were important and extensive, and might eventually
affect a wide course of commerce, Mr Astor was desirous of establishing a complete arrangement on the subject with the Russian American Fur Company, under the sanction of the Russian government.