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Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
All our people were well mounted, and armed with rifles, pistols, and bowie-knives.
Then with the aid of rattan nooses they drew it up on the shore, and with their sharp knives proceeded to strip away the skin.
In every smithy and factory bowie-knives were being forged with all speed, and 10,000 men were already armed with them.
It was not safe to be out at night,” he said; “we had gold watches on us and money in our purses, and knives were sharp.
They were knives; anyway, they were used to spread the delicious morsels of butter on the brown loaf.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
When they worked in this way, they had no trouble in striking off flakes for spear points and knives.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Formerly the outlaws had only bowie-knives and a few fowling-pieces; now they have an ample supply of rifles.
Can you think why the Cave-men used stone for their spear points and knives before they used bone or horn?
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Their tunics of wild beast skins and their long knives that hung from their belts gave them a most terrible appearance.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE

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