Near the boat landing a group of chiefs, grotesque in semi- barbaric, semicivilized splendor, but black- browed,
austere- eyed, stood in savage dignity with folded arms and high- held heads.
Now, Ruark beheld the heaviness of Bhanavar, and that she drooped in her seat, and he halted her by a cave at the foot of the mountains, browed
with white broom.
" That's more than I should care to undertake," said the black- browed,
free- tongued Garliestonian.