The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
bestial Russian. She could not well refrain from comparing
the scant protection afforded her by Clayton with what she
might have expected had Tarzan of the Apes been for a
single instant confronted by the sinister and menacing
attitude of Monsieur Thuran. Once, when Clayton had gone
to the little stream for water, and Thuran had spoken coarsely
to her, she voiced her thoughts.
"It is well for you, Monsieur Thuran," she said, "that the
poor Monsieur Tarzan who was lost from the ship that brought
you and Miss Strong to Cape Town is not here now."
"You knew the pig?" asked Thuran, with a sneer.
The Return of Tarzan