"Suddenly, without warning, uttering a cry that was inarticulate and more like the cry of an animal, John Thornton sprang upon the man who wielded the club." -The Call of the Wild
"Thornton rapped Hal's knuckles with the axe-handle, knocking the knife to the ground." -The Call of the Wild
"Then he stooped, picked it up himself, and with two strokes cut Buck's traces." -The Call of the Wild
"You poor devil."
"A few minutes later they pulled out from the bank and down the river." -The Call of the Wild
"Suddenly,they saw its back end drop down, as into a rut, and the gee-pole, with Hal clinging to it, jerk into the air. Mercedes's scream came to their ears. They saw Charles turn one step to run back, and the whole section of ice give way and dogs and humans disappear. A yawning hole was all that was to be seen." -The Call of the Wild
"The bottom had dropped out of the trail." -The Call of the Wild