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
was sharp, for the cut was smooth; the handle was long, for a man’s arm would not reach from this gash to the cut that did not go through the skin; he was a coward, or he would have cut the thongs around the necks of the hounds.
Not a moon since there was a Manling with a knife
threw stones at my head and called me bad little tree-cat names, because I lay asleep in the open.
Is in not possible," I suggested, "that the incised would upon Straker may have been caused by his own knife
in the convulsive struggles which follow any brain injury?
He flung himself on the arm which held the knife
, crying: "Quasimodo
She had drawn the knife
right through it three times, it must have required some strength, and it hung now in tatters.
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.
Why, if she did, she would simply be walking to death by drowning or by the knife
, with her eyes wide open, when she married you.
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.