The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Jungle Tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
having worn off, the villagers paid little or no attention
to the great cat, preferring now to await the grand event
of the night.
Nor was it long after dark before the festivities commenced.
To the beating of tom-toms, a lone warrior, crouched
half doubled, leaped into the firelight in the center
of a great circle of other warriors, behind whom stood
or squatted the women and the children. The dancer
was painted and armed for the hunt and his movements
and gestures suggested the search for the spoor of game.
Bending low, sometimes resting for a moment on one knee,
The Jungle Tales of Tarzan