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Mugridge menaced with the knife he was sharpening for me.
The little robber maiden wound her arm round Gerda's neck, held the knife in the other hand, and snored so loud that everybody could hear her; but Gerda could not close her eyes, for she did not know whether she was to live or die.
You offered five hundred dollars for the knife, and five hundred for the thief.
Why, you two was scuffling, and he fetched you one with the headboard and you fell flat; and then up you come, all reeling and staggering like, and snatched the knife and jammed it into him, just as he fetched you another awful clip -- and here you've laid, as dead as a wedge til now.
The knife was approaching his head; the moment was critical.
The last time I remember using my knife, was when I took it out to cut a strap for you.
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
Here Bob flung the knife as far as he could after Tom's retreating footsteps.
Tarzan of the Apes went down beneath the great body of his enemy, but with gleaming knife drawn and striking home.
Before ever he could scramble up again I was on him and had buried my knife in his heart.
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.
She ran to the table, and seizing the knife which Felton had laid down, exclaimed, "And by what right will you prevent me from dying?
When he had got a light he saw that she had taken away all her things and the baby's (he had noticed on entering that the go-cart was not in its usual place on the landing, but thought Mildred had taken the baby out;) and all the things on the washing-stand had been broken, a knife had been drawn cross-ways through the seats of the two chairs, the pillow had been slit open, there were large gashes in the sheets and the counterpane, the looking-glass appeared to have been broken with a hammer.
By his side stood a man with a native knife dancing around and singing - all through the place were sounds of wailing and lamentation, and in front of his hut the King was lying, with an empty bottle by his side, drunk and motionless.
With the knife, with the knife that men use, with the knife of the hunter, I will stoop down for my gift.