Fortunately the jungle helped the mahowt by hiding the tusker from view.
He was soon left far behind, while the tusker charged onward.
But to give the bare truth, Tusker Joe was by no means easy in his mind.
Tusker Joe had a conscience at this day, and it smote him just then harder than all else.
"Yer looked it," retorted Tusker, his face scowling horribly.