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Usage examples for dagger

  1. We had about us wealth enough; Louis' dagger was in my belt, his ring on her finger. – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  2. The stranger drew out his dagger, cut the meat, and they all ate in company. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  3. I stabbed him with my dagger. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  4. No, rejoined the other, still unruffled, but I know that Luke de Mountford is in the habit of carrying a snake- wood walking stick, which he once bought- years ago- somewhere abroad, and the top of which contains a short pointed dagger which fits into the body of the stick. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  5. Brother and sister, who are at the same time husband and wife, die by the same dagger. – Tourcoing by Hilaire Belloc
  6. I put my pistols and dagger in my pocket, took some money, and with an oar on my shoulder set out. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. I only hope you may escape from- from other things- as you did from her dagger. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  8. One day, as he was returning from the theatre, the dagger did its usual work. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  9. I just caught his arm as he was about to throw this dagger into the room. – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  10. And when, covering the charger's eyes with one hand, the earl's dagger descended, bright and rapid, a groan went through the ranks. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. I shuddered myself as I saw the dagger pointed at your bosom." – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  12. It was still possible that the baronet might have been concerned in the crime even though they were some one else's prints on the dagger. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  13. To belong to him, to feel his lips, to touch him with anything but a dagger! – Slain By The Doones by R. D. Blackmore
  14. This pin was like a dagger. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  15. Little Tim was at his side in a moment, with the long dagger flashing in his right hand, while Bald Eagle and his dusky warriors pressed close behind. – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. They were doing the dagger- scene, which was put on the stage in a most novel manner. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  17. If he got the dagger after he entered the house, why did he then force the window with it? – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  18. She shot another glance at Charmian, a glance penetrating and cold as a dagger. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  19. Such a subject will discharge a blank- loaded pistol at one, when told to do so, or stab him with a paper dagger. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
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