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So it was that as the second mate of the Ithaca with his six men waded down the bed of the little stream toward the harbor and the ship, a fleet of ten war prahus manned by over five hundred fierce Dyaks and commanded by Muda Saffir himself, pulled cautiously into the little cove upon the opposite side of the island, and landed but a quarter of a mile from camp.
Temporarily, at least, he had saved the life of his subject, and now he turned his attention toward insuring his own safety.
The life of his body, and of every fibre of his body, the life that was the very substance of his body and that was apart from his own personal life, had yearned toward this light and urged his body toward it in the same way that the cunning chemistry of a plant urges it toward the sun.
During her wanderings in search of the River Iss, that time she had set out upon what, for countless ages, had been the last, long pilgrimage of Martians, toward the Valley Dor, where lies the Lost Sea of Korus, she had encountered several of these sad reminders of the greatness and the glory of ancient Barsoom.
Tarzan swung quickly through the trees toward the clearing.
It came from a torch in the hand of one of a party of four green warriors, who were coming rapidly down the corridor toward me.
Kaviri shuddered and rolled his eyes fearfully toward the jungle.
A splinter of wood falling inward from the door announced the headway that our enemies were making toward us.
Seeing my predicament, he ran toward me to get rid of one antagonist before he had to deal with the other two.
Toward morning, I must have dozed, though it seemed to me at the time that I had lain awake for days, instead of hours.
Tarzan turned toward Werper and put the same question to him; but in the language of the great apes.