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Happily for him, Pinocchio was made of very hard wood and the knives broke into a thousand pieces.
A peal of merry laughter answered her, and the knives and forks fell to the plates with a clatter.
In an instant, a signal yell was given; it was echoed on every side, knives and war-clubs were brandished in every direction, and the savages rushed upon their marked victims.
About as much as we feel inclined to sit down and let men sprawl all over us, or run into people with knives.
Mary did look up, and she did stare at me: the ladle with which she was basting a pair of chickens roasting at the fire, did for some three minutes hang suspended in air; and for the same space of time John's knives also had rest from the polishing process: but Mary, bending again over the roast, said only -
La and the priests gathered silently together, the hideous little men fingering their knives and bludgeons, and awaited the return of the shaggy anthropoid.
The clowns had to pull the knives out to get him loose, for he was pinned fast.
They jabbered and shrugged their shoulders, saying that we were mad and should perish of thirst, which I must say seemed probable; but being desirous of obtaining the knives, which were almost unknown treasures up there, they consented to come, having probably reflected that, after all, our subsequent extinction would be no affair of theirs.
Penn and Manuel stood knee-deep among cod in the pen, flourishing drawn knives.
The knives and forks clattered on, and presently I burst out crying because they had not heard me, and I knew that I could never make them hear.
A table for eight, and eight canvas chairs; a table-cloth and napkins whose whiteness and whose fineness laughed to scorn the things we were used to in the great excursion steamer; knives and forks, soup- plates, dinner-plates--every thing, in the handsomest kind of style.
He had a sudden vision of her standing in the kitchen -- it was hardly larger than a cupboard -- washing the plates and glasses, the forks and spoons, giving the knives a rapid polish on the knife-board; and then putting everything away, giving the sink a scrub, and hanging the dish-cloth up to dry -- it was there still, a gray torn rag; then looking round to see that everything was clean and nice.