Tarzan of the Apes went down beneath the great body of his enemy, but with gleaming knife
drawn and striking home.
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!"
Wilson, there isn't any such knife, or your scheme would have fetched it to light.
"You find the old woman, Blake, and if she can't furnish the knife, go and search the twins!"
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.
The fetish man waved his hands and drew a step nearer to Trent, his knife outstretched.
The fetish man poised his knife. Trent hesitated no longer, but shot him deliberately through the heart.