The savage drew the flowing curls through his hand, and raising them on high with an outstretched arm, he passed the knife
around the exquisitely molded head of his victim, with a taunting and exulting laugh.
The thief would not suspect that there was a trap, and he would bring or send the knife
, and say he bought it for a song, or found it in the road, or something like that, and try to collect the reward, and be arrested--wouldn't he?
If he's as much stunned with the lick and fud- dled with the rum as he had the look of being, he won't think of the knife
till he's gone so far he'll be afraid to come back after it to such a place by him- self -- chicken-heart
It was the carpenter; and he has got on the rock back of the kennel and let the dogs loose by fastening his knife
to a stick.
I thought to meet them with my knife
in the shallows, the Pack behind me; and so stabbing and thrusting, we a little might turn them down-stream, or cool their throats.
Simpson beat out the trainer's brains with his heavy stick without receiving any injury from the small knife
which Straker used in self-defence, and then the thief either led the horse on to some secret hiding-place, or else it may have bolted during the struggle, and be now wandering out on the moors.
was approaching his head; the moment was critical.
He put the book back in the cupboard and closed the door, for he did not wish anyone else to find and destroy his treasure, and as he went out into the gathering darkness he closed the great door of the cabin behind him as it had been before he discovered the secret of its lock, but before he left he had noticed the hunting knife
lying where he had thrown it upon the floor, and this he picked up and took with him to show to his fellows.
Ha, ha--that's exactly why she is going to marry me, because she knows for certain that the knife
Before I came to Pellucidar I do not recall that I ever had seen a stone knife
, and I am sure that I never fought with a knife
of any description; but now I do not have to take my hat off to any of them when it comes to wielding that primitive yet wicked weapon.
In the ape-man's right hand was the long hunting knife
of his father and in his heart the blood lust of the carnivore.
Sometimes Mugambi spelled him at the hunting; but the black's spear and arrows were never so sure of results as the rope and knife
of the ape-man.
I had had to discard my rifle before I commenced the rapid descent of the cliff, so that now I was armed only with a hunting knife
, and this I whipped from its scabbard as Kho leaped toward me.
After a moment or two the girl drew a knife
from her girdle, and, leaning over Tarzan, cut the bonds from his legs.
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.