Rokoff spied upon Tarzan almost constantly, waiting for the time that he should call at the De Coude palace at night, but in this he was doomed to disappointment. On several occasions Tarzan accompanied the countess to her home after the opera, but he invariably left her at the entranceâ€”much to the disgust of the lady's devoted brother.
"I did not know that he was a celebrity," said the count.
"A prisoner!" ejaculated Tarzan incredulously.
Jane Porter laughed. "You do not for a moment imagine that one who has known both Monsieur Tarzan and you could ever believe such an impossible tale?"