The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
possessed the burning hand-maiden of the Flaming God,
until at last sleep overpowered her and she lapsed into
unconsciousness beside the man she had sworn to torture
and to slay. And Tarzan, untroubled by thoughts of the
future, slept peacefully in La's embrace.
At the first hint of dawn the chanting of the priests
of Opar brought Tarzan to wakefulness. Initiated in
low and subdued tones, the sound soon rose in volume to
the open diapason of barbaric blood lust. La stirred.
Her perfect arm pressed Tarzan closer to her--a smile
parted her lips and then she awoke, and slowly the
Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar