"There it is," said the Yankee, as he received the strops and passed over the sixpence.
I tell you I don't want any of your strops—so you may as well be going along.
There are many kinds of strops manufactured and placed on the market, some good and some bad.
It is doubtful whether many had not omitted to learn to shave themselves, or to provide razors or strops, or even scissors.
So called sharpening preparations, sometimes applied to the surface of strops, as a substitute for the hone, should be avoided.
And away walked the pedler with his strops and his wager, amidst the shouts of the laughing crowd.
The object is neatness, and if three or multiples of three strops are to be made it is economical.
He strops his razor, or perhaps selects a blade already sharpened for his convenience.