Wait a minute," she checked him, as he reached desperately for the razor.
With great outward show of rebellion, half genuine, half facetious, he made several tentative scrapes with the razor.
I never used my razor during my stay in the island, but although a very subordinate affair, it had been vastly admired by the Typees; and Narmonee, a great hero among them, who was exceedingly precise in the arrangements of his toilet and the general adjustment of is person, being the most accurately tattooed and laboriously horrified individual in all the valley, thought it would be a great advantage to have it applied to the already shaven crown of his head.
No wonder, then, that the acute Narmonee perceived the advantage my razor possessed over the usual implement.
There was a wild consultation, and afterwards a hurrying to and fro and a feverish gathering up of razors
from obscure places and a ransacking for soap.
At last the old spirits who had been with me so often before whispered in my ear that the time was come, and thrust the open razor into my hand.
I trembled; the razor was in my hand, but I could not move.
The throat of the old lady was not merely cut, but the head absolutely severed from the body: the instrument was a mere razor
As he prepared to make the first stroke of the razor
, most of his face white with lather, he noticed a dark patch of skin on his forehead just between the eye-brows and above.
is a proverb which I learned long before I ever touched a razor
It's ready, sir; it's like a razor
, cuts of itself," said Tit, taking off his cap with a smile and giving him the scythe.
Time, sticking to him, passed him on into Bounderby's Bank, made him an inmate of Bounderby's house, necessitated the purchase of his first razor
, and exercised him diligently in his calculations relative to number one.
Frome turned away again, and taking up his razor
stooped to catch the reflection of his stretched cheek in the blotched looking-glass above the wash-stand.
While they were grinding their razors
some Tramps passing that way stole the shrouds.
Here are my razors
--the best of steel; here, and make the barbs sharp as the needle-sleet of the Icy Sea.