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Do not you remember his cutting his finger with your new penknife, and your recommending courtplaister?
Aye, I remember it all now; all, except your saving this relicI knew nothing of that till this momentbut the cutting the finger, and my recommending courtplaister, and saying I had none about me
He had heard much of the sagacity of the beaver in cutting down trees, in which, it is said, they manage to make them fall into the water, and in such a position and direction as may be most favorable for conveyance to the desired point.
The buck was now within fifty yards of his pursuers, cutting the water gallantly, and snorting at each breath with terror and his exertions, while the canoe seemed to dance over the waves as it rose and fell with the undulations made by its own motion.
I think there has not been so much on a cricket match since the day when Sir Horace Mann walked about Broad Ha'penny agitatedly cutting down the daisies with his stick.
A long strip of wood fell to his ax--long enough to require cutting in two.
The Buddhists are cutting Mohammedan throats," the Dragoman replied, with oriental composure.
The Mohammedans are cutting Buddhist throats, too," added the Dragoman.
So I went on for some days cutting and hewing timber, and also studs and rafters, all with my narrow axe, not having many communicable or scholar-like thoughts, singing to myself, --
Poor Geppetto kept cutting it and cutting it, but the more he cut, the longer grew that impertinent nose.
From the uplands he could get a view of the shaded cut part of the meadow below, with its grayish ridges of cut grass, and the black heaps of coats, taken off by the mowers at the place from which they had started cutting.
Cutting the great cable into pieces, such as I could move, I got two cables and a hawser on shore, with all the ironwork I could get; and having cut down the spritsail-yard, and the mizzen- yard, and everything I could, to make a large raft, I loaded it with all these heavy goods, and came away.