Whet, whet, whet,--Humphrey Van Weyden sharpening his knife in a ship's galley and trying its edge with his thumb!
At the end of two hours Thomas Mugridge put away knife and stone and held out his hand.
Here are two loaves and a ham for you, so that you won't starve." The bread and the meat were fastened to the Reindeer's back; the little maiden opened the door, called in all the dogs, and then with her knife
cut the rope that fastened the animal, and said to him, "Now, off with you; but take good care of the little girl!"
"You find the old woman, Blake, and if she can't furnish the knife, go and search the twins!"
They hadn't the knife; or if they had it, they've got it yet."
As his antagonist came roaring toward him, Lord Greystoke tore his long knife from its sheath, and with an answering challenge as horrid and bloodcurdling as that of the beast he faced, rushed swiftly to meet the attack.
Withdrawing the knife that had so often rendered him master of far mightier muscles than his own, Tarzan of the Apes placed his foot upon the neck of his vanquished enemy, and once again, loud through the forest rang the fierce, wild cry of the conqueror.
His relentless foe was pushing him hard, beat-ing at him furiously with the heavy knife
Then the priestess, standing above him, began reciting what Tarzan took to be an invocation, the while she slowly raised her thin, sharp knife aloft.
The knife was quite near to Tarzan's breast now, but it halted for an instant as the high priestess raised her eyes to shoot her swift displeasure at the instigator of this sacrilegious interruption.
But the knife had fortunately, we ought to say skillfully, come in contact with the steel busk, which at that period, like a cuirass, defended the chests of women.
At this injunction from his superior, Felton obeyed; but in going out, he put the knife into his bosom.
She had drawn the knife
right through it three times, it must have required some strength, and it hung now in tatters.
But the executioner of Bekwando, who was a fetish man and holy, stood his ground and pointed his knife at Trent.
The fetish man waved his hands and drew a step nearer to Trent, his knife outstretched.