"I thought it was you, and stepped aside to make room for him." "And then?" "I had a feeling that it wasn't you. Then, he was makin' for the wharf so fast that I thought it would do no harm to have a look at him, and so called out." "Then's when you got the slash across the cheek?" "Yes; he cut me then." "What about the size of the fellow?" asked Ned.
I do not mean that we must not prove Catholic truths, and refute the contrary errors; for the weapons of the spiritual armoury and of the Word of God are powerful to destroy all false teaching which rears itself up against the truth, and to condemn disobedience to God; but we must not slash with our words as desperate fencers do, but rather manage them dexterously, as does a surgeon when using his lancet he probes skilfully, so as to wound the patient as little as possible."
"But I'm used to that, Hoddy," she said, eagerly. "I'd rather you went over the last four chapters, which I haven't polished yet. You know what's what. Slash and cut as much as you please. I'll knock off at tea. By-by." The desperate eagerness to go with him and she dared not voice it! She watched him until McClintock joined him and the two made off toward the south. She turned back into the hall.
Andy pedaled on, never looking up nor behind him, A moment later, as Tom threw up his headplanes, to make his landing more easy, and just as he swooped down at one side of the cyclist, our hero let out a most alarming yell, right into Andy's ear. "Now I've got you!" he shouted. "I'll teach you to slash my aeroplane! Come with me!"
Kate screamed in agony, clasping her hand over her eyes. "They are friends! Do not strike!" But it was too late. The streak of steel cut the air. A sickening thud, a gurgling howl, and the assailant fell, his head half severed from his body. An instant later the big Englishman was in his saddle. A second slash and an Indian at his side went down beneath the ancestral blade!
No clock was mentioned. The the clock has puzzled me." "The towel?" "Yes. I said no murder was complete without blood, but he kicked on that said he didn't mind the rest, but he'd be hanged if he was going to slash himself. But, as it happened, he cut his wrist while cutting the boat loose, and so we had the towel." "Pillow-slip?" asked Mr. Holcombe. "Well, no.
Add to which fine set of results, simultaneously with them: His Britannic Majesty, third effort successful, has got his sword drawn, fairly out at last; and in the air is making horrid circles with it, ever since March last; nay does, he flatters himself, a very considerable slash with it, in this current month of June. Of which, though loath, we must now take some notice.
And now if I free your hands will you swear to give me a two hours' start before you leave this cabin?" "I'll give you the start," said Cassidy. His lean face was growing indistinct in the gloom. Jolly Roger came up behind him. There was the slash of a knife. Then he picked up his shoulder-pack. At the door he paused.
The light had been thrown by a swiftly-moving automobile. There was another automobile directly behind it. Both cars came to a stop at the roadside, while from them leaped more than a dozen men. These men were armed -each with a horsewhip. In an instant the invaders found them selves assailed from behind. Whish! slash! zip! In another instant all was uproar.
"Indeed, you will do no such thing. Dad'll watch the grist and I'll slash down the hay in no time. And do you know, mother," he continued in a tone of suppressed excitement, "have you heard the big news?" His mother waited. "He's coming home to-day. He's coming with the Murrays, and Alec will bring him to the raising."