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On Marcel Pontbriand - A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs - Chapter IV A Prisoner Part 4

Chapter IV: A Prisoner

Part 4

The fellow whom I had struck lay where he had fallen, nor did any of his mates approach him. Tars Tarkas advanced toward me, holding out one of his arms, and we thus proceeded to the plaza without further mishap. 547 more words

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On Marcel Pontbriand - A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs - Chapter IV A Prisoner Part 3

Chapter IV: A Prisoner

Part 3

My captor, whose name was Tars Tarkas, was virtually the vice-chieftain of the community, and a man of great ability as a statesman and warrior. 515 more words

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On Marcel Pontbriand - A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs - Chapter IV A Prisoner Part 2

Chapter IV: A Prisoner

Part 2

There are other and natural causes tending toward a diminution of population, but nothing contributes so greatly to this end as the fact that no male or female Martian is ever voluntarily without a weapon of destruction. 545 more words

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On Marcel Pontbriand - A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs - Chapter IV A Prisoner Part 1

Chapter IV: A Prisoner

Part 1

We had gone perhaps ten miles when the ground began to rise very rapidly. We were, as I was later to learn, nearing the edge of one of Mars’ long-dead seas, in the bottom of which my encounter with the Martians had taken place. 550 more words

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On Marcel Pontbriand: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs Chapter III My Advent on Mars Part 3

Chapter III: My Advent on Mars

Part 3

They were conversing together in low tones, and gesticulating and pointing toward me. Their discovery that I had not harmed the little Martians, and that I was unarmed, must have caused them to look upon me with less ferocity; but, as I was to learn later, the thing which weighed most in my favor was my exhibition of hurdling. 970 more words

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On Marcel Pontbriand: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs Chapter III My Advent on Mars Part 2

Chapter III: My Advent on Mars

Part 2

There was no hair on their bodies, which were of a very light yellowish-green color. In the adults, as I was to learn quite soon, this color deepens to an olive green and is darker in the male than in the female. 913 more words

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On Marcel Pontbriand: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs Chapter III My Advent on Mars Part 1

Chapter III: My Advent on Mars

Part 1

I opened my eyes upon a strange and weird landscape. I knew that I was on Mars; not once did I question either my sanity or my wakefulness. 717 more words

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