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:|
against Taug or any other who dared question his right
Stooped, his muscles rigid and one great shoulder turned
toward the young bull, Tarzan of the Apes sidled nearer
and nearer. His face was partly averted, but his keen
gray eyes never left those of Taug, and as he came,
his growls increased in depth and volume.
Taug rose upon his short legs, bristling. His fighting
fangs were bared. He, too, sidled, stiff-legged, and growled.
"Teeka is Tarzan's," said the ape-man, in the low gutturals
of the great anthropoids.
The Jungle Tales of Tarzan