In his girdle he wore a long and double-edged dagger
, which was the only offensive weapon about his person.
I saw, with the utmost surprise, an old Moor enter my chamber, with a kind of small dagger
, all over rusty, and a mallet in his hand, and three cups of horn about half a foot long.
Casting a glance upon his wife and daughter, he drew a dagger
from his breast and gave it to his companion, saying in Italian:--
There is a point of human despair where the northern poor take to drink--and our own poor take to daggers
Both men and women were armed with long-swords and daggers
, but no firearms were in evidence, else it had been short shrift for the gruesome plant men of Barsoom.
The walls of the room were lined with racks in which were hundreds of straight and hooked swords, javelins, and daggers
Our guards--two gorgeous young Arab sheiks, with cargoes of swords, guns, pistols and daggers
on board--were loafing ahead.
The flowers of which Joe spoke were heads freshly severed from the bodies, and suspended by daggers
thrust into the bark of the tree.
Tis fire, melted lead, a thousand daggers
in my heart.
His rounds took him into low-roofed cottages in which were fishing tackle and sails and here and there mementoes of deep-sea travelling, a lacquer box from Japan, spears and oars from Melanesia, or daggers
from the bazaars of Stamboul; there was an air of romance in the stuffy little rooms, and the salt of the sea gave them a bitter freshness.
The streets looked as if they were made of silver, they were so bright and glistening; long icicles like crystal daggers
hung down from the eaves of the houses, everybody went about in furs, and the little boys wore scarlet caps and skated on the ice.
You might look daggers
at him for an hour and he would not notice it, and it would not trouble him if he did.