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XX

It was still dark when 
the Hon. Morison Baynes 
set forth for the trysting place.

XX. Korak looked searchingly down
XX. Korak looked searchingly down
.
XXI

The black boy 
whom Malbihn had left 
awaiting him in the clearing 
with instructions to remain 
until he returned 
sat crouched at the foot of a tree 
for an hour 
when he was suddenly startled 
by the coughing grunt of 
a lion behind him.

XXI. The black came upon the spoor of two ponies
XXI. The black came upon the spoor of two ponies
.
XXII

As Meriem struggled 
with Malbihn, 
her hands pinioned to her sides 
by his brawny grip, 
hope died within her.

XXII. The flight of Meriem
XXII. The flight of Meriem
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XXIII

Meriem 
had traversed 
half the length 
of the village street 
when a score of 
white-robed negroes 
and half-castes 
leaped out upon her 
from the dark interiors 
of surrounding huts.

XXIII. With a wild whoop of exultation
XXIII. With a wild whoop of exultation
.
XXIV

Sometimes lolling 
upon tantor's back, 
sometimes roaming 
the jungle in solitude, 
Korak made his way 
slowly toward 
the West and South.

XXIV: Hammock, canopy and man were swung high above Tantor's head
XXIV: Hammock, canopy and man were 
swung high above Tantor's head
.
XXV

THE SHEIK 
glowered at the prisoner 
which his two men 
brought back to him 
from the North.

XXV. A terrific blow
XXV. A terrific blow
.
XXVI

MERIEM, 
dazed by the unexpected sight 
of Korak 
whom she had long
given up as dead, 
permitted herself to be
led away by Baynes.

XXVI. He commanded the elephant to lift him and carry him
XXVI. He commanded the elephant 
to lift him and carry him
.
XXVII

Korak 
screamed commands 
to his huge protector,
in an effort to halt him;
but all to no avail.

XXVII. With naked hands he faced the maddened Tantor
XXVII. With naked hands he faced the maddened Tantor


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