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So saying the honest but implacable scout made the circuit of the dead, into whose senseless bosoms he thrust his long knife, with as much coolness as though they had been so many brute carcasses.
You find the old woman, Blake, and if she can't furnish the knife, go and search the twins
Then he turned, picked up Won-tolla's trail where he had left it, settled himself in a tree with an outrunning branch some eight feet from the ground, and sat still, sharpening his knife on the sole of his foot and singing to himself.
His wife tells us that the knife had lain upon the dressing-table, and that he had picked it up as he left the room.
He had absently taken up the knife a second time, and again Rogojin snatched it from his hand, and threw it down on the table.
Before ever he could scramble up again I was on him and had buried my knife in his heart.
For a time he felt no doubt as to the outcome--the strange white man must certainly succumb to terrible Simba--whoever heard of a lone man armed only with a knife slaying so mighty a beast
The Maori leaped to his feet and laid his hand upon the hilt of his knife.
Her voice was soft and musical--Tarzan could scarce realize that its possessor in a moment more would be transformed by the fanatical ecstasy of religious zeal into a wild-eyed and bloodthirsty executioner, who, with dripping knife, would be the first to drink her victim's red, warm blood from the little golden cup that stood upon the altar.
The fetish man waved his hands and drew a step nearer to Trent, his knife outstretched.
Saying this, Gryphus in his frenzy rushed towards Cornelius, who had barely time to retreat behind his table to avoid the first thrust; but as Gryphus continued, with horrid threats, to brandish his huge knife, and as, although out of the reach of his weapon, yet, as long as it remained in the madman's hand, the ruffian might fling it at him, Cornelius lost no time, and availing himself of the stick, which he held tight under his arm, dealt the jailer a vigorous blow on the wrist of that hand which held the knife.
Gogoomy have long knife one hand, and Kwaque's head in other hand.
And then she drew out a knife, the blade of which shone so that it was quite dreadful to behold.
He took from his tail-pocket a long horn-hilted knife with a red smear on it, and handed it politely to the sergeant.
There was only one galley knife that, as a knife, amounted to anything.