With parched throats, gasping for breath, they lay back in agony.
Banstead at last relieved his feelings with a gasping, "Well, I'm damned!"
He spoke with a gasping voice, and his face flushed crimson in the moonlight.
The stranger dies, while the Indian, sweating and gasping for breath, survives.
"It is not sand," said Monny, gasping a little in the heavy air.