She thought Malbihn dead, so terrific a blow had she dealt him, and she hoped to find an opportunity after dark to enter the camp and search his tent for the cartridge belt; but scarcely had she found a hiding place in a great tree at the edge of the boma where she could watch without danger of being discovered, when she saw the Swede emerge from his tent, wiping blood from his face, and hurling a volley of oaths and questions at his terrified followers.
Shortly after the entire camp set forth in search of her and when Meriem was positive that all were gone she descended from her hiding place and ran quickly across the clearing to Malbihn's tent.
From her hiding place she saw Malbihn again enter the jungle, this time leaving a guard of three of his boys in the camp.
Quickly she ran from her hiding place and dropped to the ground.
There was no evidence that another had discovered the forgotten wealth since last the ape-man had visited its hiding place.
Then Werper, slipping stealthily from his hiding place, dropped into the somber darkness of the entrance and disappeared.
My mother shrank further back into the friendly shadows, and from her hiding place
saw that the expedition was not that of my father, but the returning caravan bearing the young Tharks.
One was dead, but the other was still conscious and had just sufficient vitality left after the coming of his fellows to whisper that they had been treacherously shot by the younger white man who had been at the long-house where they had found Muda Saffir--then the fellow expired without having an opportunity to divulge the secret hiding place of the treasure, over the top of which his body lay.
At first he had been inclined to come out of his hiding place and follow von Horn, but so much had already occurred beneath the branches of the great tree where the chest lay hidden that he decided to wait until morning at least, for he was sure that he had by no means seen the last of the drama which surrounded the heavy box.
Natasha checked her first impulse to run out to her, and remained in her hiding place
, watching- as under an invisible cap- to see what went on in the world.
But one night they determined to watch, and see from their hiding place
who the bringer of the sack of gold really was.
According to the state police commissioner, several police officers have been deployed to the surrounding towns and villages to locate the hiding place
of the abductors.