The Captain's hand hesitated and dropped; and the other added with the same icy candour: "If I find I haven't the nerve to do it with that dagger I can do it in a month with drink.
Father Brown instantly ran across to him, taking no notice of Cutler and the colossal actor, though the room already rang with their blows and they began to struggle for the dagger.
Tell me first," I said, "how the Indian in the armoury met his death, and what those last words meant, when he pointed to the dagger
in your hand.
The first black foot that is planted upon this platform sends my dagger into Issus' heart.
Almost of its own volition, my dagger flew up above that putrid heart.
They'll get their dagger back, and then I'll explain to you how the thing was done.
Somebody will apply for that reward pretty promptly, and I'll show you the thief and the dagger both very soon afterward.
This scene lasted but a few seconds: the shark returned, and, turning on his back, prepared himself for cutting the Indian in two, when I saw Captain Nemo rise suddenly, and then, dagger in hand, walk straight to the monster, ready to fight face to face with him.
Holding himself well together, he waited for the shark with admirable coolness; and, when it rushed at him, threw himself on one side with wonderful quickness, avoiding the shock, and burying his dagger deep into its side.
Instead I took a firm grasp upon the rail with my left hand and drew my dagger
I am just going to call him, senora," said Leonela; "but you must first give me that dagger
, lest while I am gone you should by means of it give cause to all who love you to weep all their lives.
said the executioner; "if this dagger
is withdrawn I shall die.