Dagger sentence example
Jenn whipped out a dagger, but he knocked it away.
The blade of the dagger snapped in two.
The top opened of its own volition, revealing an aged stone dagger with dulled edges and a chipped stone hilt.
She slammed her elbow into his face, grunting as his dagger sliced through her shoulder.
She pulled out a rusted dagger and the best pair of boots she had.Advertisement
She hid the dagger in a pocket and watched.
He buried a dagger in the gullet of the remaining man and darted forward.
She grimaced and took them. Gabriel peeled off his heavy jacket as she chewed and watched him. His hands absently traveled over all the places on his body where weapons were hidden and he pulled free a dagger with a jagged edge.
He tucked the dagger into his belt and shoved Rhyn out of his way as he exited the closet.
The dagger jammed it open, and the guardsman reached up to snatch it.Advertisement
With effort, she forced herself up and threw a dagger in the direction of the Other.
She looked at the stone dagger and then at the fountain uneasily.
She rushed forward, screaming when Talon's dagger fell twice, thrice, five times.
Sheathing his dagger, he issued a sharp order to the girl.
If you must take your life, place your dagger as such and fall upon it.Advertisement
I could see, absolutely see, the dagger and Lady Macbeth's little white hand--the dreadful stain was as real to me as to the grief-stricken queen.
Gabriel stopped and looked at him, taking in the dagger at his belt.
She held it with two hands and retreated to the fountain, unable to shake the instinct that said the dagger on the fountain was the same.
He tucked another dagger into her pocket.
She gripped the blade of the dagger the man on top of her tried to shove through her throat.Advertisement
The flash of metal drew her attention, and she raised her eyes as he trailed the dagger down his forearm.
Daniel galloped up silently, holding a naked dagger in his left hand and thrashing the laboring sides of his chestnut horse with his whip as if it were a flail.
All this cloak and dagger thinking wasn't accomplishing anything.
She eluded one man and slashed at another with a dagger before sprinting toward the field.
He withdrew a dagger he.d purposely buried there, never intending to follow in the footsteps of Andre.s enforcer role.Advertisement
Suddenly, Hannah stopped. Kris barreled towards her. He glimpsed movement before he burst into the small clearing. It wasn't until he leapt over the final hurdle – a massive fallen tree – did he see what stopped her. One moment she stood with her back to him. The next, she was on the ground, Rhyn's dagger dripping with blood.
The attendants then withdrew, and while Henry was reading the letters Clement mortally wounded him with a dagger which had been concealed beneath his cloak.
The principal weapon of the Malays is the kris, a short dagger with a small wooden or ivory handle, of which there are many varieties.
In spite of the courage and presence of mind of Cairoli, who received the dagger thrust intended for the king, public and parliamentary indignation found expression in a vote which compelled the ministry to resign.
Yussuf, in desperation, drew his dagger and rushed upon the sultan.
Alp Arslan, the most skilful archer of his day, motioned to his guards not to interfere and drew his bow, but his foot slipped, the arrow glanced aside and he received the assassin's dagger in his breast.
The typical fighting costume of the Malay is a sleeveless jacket with texts from the Koran written upon it, short tight drawers reaching to the middle of the thigh, and the sarong is then bound tightly around the waist, leaving the hilt of the dagger worn in the girdle exposed to view.
Leaving his mule to the abbey, and giving away his worldly clothes to a beggar, he kept his watch in the church during the night of the 24th-25th of March, and placed on the Lady altar his sword and dagger.
The kodzuka, or handle of a little knife implanted into the sheath of the short sword or dagger, was, also of metal and engraved with like care.
Their distinguishing habiliments are long hair wound round a small dagger and bearing a comb inserted in it, a steel bracelet and short drawers.
It will be best then to give at once a list of these extant works, following the traditional order in which they have long been arranged, and marking with a dagger (j) those which are now usually considered not to be genuine, though not always with sufficient reason.
The industries of Pistoia include iron and steel works, especially manufactures of glass, silk, macaroni, woollens, olive oil, ropes, paper, vehicles and fire-arms. The word "pistol" is derived (apparently through pistolese, a dagger - dagger and pistol being both small arms) from Pistoia, where that weapon was largely manufactured in the middle ages.
To his thinking, poison and the dagger were less to be feared by the pope than the lust of power.
Although the evidence is not decisive, it seems probable that lions did exist in Greece at the time of Herodotus; and it is quite possible that the representation of a lion-chase incised on a Mycenean dagger may have been taken from life.
From the finds in Bavarian graves it appears that the chief weapons were the dagger and the long pointed Paistab (palstave), while a short dagger fixed like an axe on a long shaft is characteristic of the North.
The facade dates from 1278, and the interior of the edifice dates in the main from 1543 In the crypt is the tomb of Andrea Doria by Montorsoli, and above the main altar hangs the dagger presented to the doge by Pope Paul III.
The dagger grew longer and stouter, but the sword made its appearance late, probably first in the hands of the Sherdana (Sardinian?), mercenaries of the time of Rameses II.
A very finely made copper dagger (60) with deep midrib is dated to between 55 and 60 S.D.
The rapier (63) or lengthened dagger is rarely found, and is prisbably of prehistoric Greek origin.
Among them were four beys, one of whom, driven to madness by Mehemet Alls mockery, asked for a drink of water; his hands were untied that he might take the bottle, but he snatched a dagger from one of the soldiers, rushed at the pasha, and fell covered with wounds.
It was reported that his body had been found in a silver-mine pierced with, a dagger.
In 1880 a pre-Aryan grave was found between the town and the river, with a skeleton painted red, stone implements and a bronze dagger.
While negotiations were still pending, he had been set upon one evening by a fanatical ruffian, who thought to expedite matters with the dagger.
In it are carried, by literati and merchants, the pen-case and a roll of paper; its voluminous folds are used as pockets; by the bazaar people and villagers, porters and merchants servants, a small sheath knife is struck in it; while by farrashes, the carpet-spreader class, a large khanjar, or curved dagger, with a heavy ivory handle, is carried.
In a charge the infantry also might employ lance and dagger; but the essential point was that the archers should be mobile and their use of the bow unhampered.
In her six hands are torches, sometimes a snake, a key (as wardress of the lower world), a whip or a dagger; her favourite animal was the dog, which was sacrificed to her - an indication of her nonHellenic origin, since this animal very rarely fills this part in genuine Greek ritual.
But matters went otherwise than he had expected; when he waxed unmannerly, and unsheathed his dagger to strike one of the royal retinue who had dared to answer him back, the mayor of London, William Walworth, drew his cutlass and cut him down.
He cut his hand in his eagerness, and declared that the blood of a king was well shed in securing the destruction of such an instrument whence his popular nickname of Peter of the Dagger (delPunejalet).
Indeed, the latter offered to give him Spoleto and Foligno, taking Rimini in exchange; but Malatesta was so enraged by the proposal that he went to Rome with a dagger concealed on his person, on purpose to kill the pope.
Gabe drew sword and dagger and unleashed on the half-demon, whose demon magic and quick reflexes responded with power that'd overwhelm anyone but Death himself.
It was the dagger used to kill Rhyn.s mother, and the same one Andre would.ve used to kill Sasha for breaking his sacred oaths and trying to kill his brothers.
Suddenly, Hannah stopped. Kris barreled towards her. He glimpsed movement before he burst into the small clearing. It wasn't until he leapt over the final hurdle â€“ a massive fallen tree â€“ did he see what stopped her. One moment she stood with her back to him. The next, she was on the ground, Rhyn's dagger dripping with blood.
Only when he reached Gabe did he return to his Immortal form. The death-dealer's clothing was tattered from demon strikes, his body smelling of blood sure to incense the creatures he fought. Despite this, the assassin's speed and strikes didn't falter. Each was sure and powerful. Rhyn maneuvered until his back was to Gabe's, and he reached back to snatch the knife Gabe kept strapped to one thigh. While Gabe showed no sign of slowing, Rhyn could feel the wound Kris inflicted slowing his movements. At least Kris hadn't stabbed him with the enforcer dagger, or Rhyn would be dead.
Rhyn gripped and released the dagger, struggling between the tiny voice that reminded him of his promise to Katie and the vision before him. If he took back his mate and child, there would be nowhere safe for them to go. But he didn't want to live eternity without her.
He rose and grabbed his dagger, tossing it in the air before lazily pushing the flat of the dagger to her neck.
He forced his blood to calm and tossed his dagger on the unappealing blanket before the hearth.
He drew a dagger, never certain what to expect from the queen of Tiyan, and pushed open the door to the second bedchamber.
This burial was accompanied by five leaf shaped obsidian arrowheads, a bronze dagger and arrowhead and also a horse burial.
Away, then, with the dagger and the pike, ere you become brigands and outlaws!
Apparently back when Roberto's father lead the cabal, they made a copy of the Dagger.
Weak and faint from the assassin's dagger, the emergency came upon the dying caliph unprepared.
It was here that JF found his dagger chape featured in one of his articles last year.
I felt like I had a dagger in my heart, and that I would never feel cheerful again.
From a boot sheath, he drew a slender dagger.
Rellan threw a dagger at the same figure hitting him in the leg.
And in his pocket we found one of those warning messages dated the day before and stamped with the flying dagger.
Roberto Raposo A Puerto Rican sorceror, Raposo carried the dagger of Bithynia on its flight from Miami to London.
It is a blunt, ceremonial dagger worn with Highland Dress.
It is also used to make ornamental dagger handles in the Yemen.
The fled from the room, and ran through the market place, the bloody dagger still gripped tightly in his hand.
The third novel in the trilogy won the Crime Writers Association historical dagger.
The rest of her dress was green and she had a short dagger at her waist.
In his left hand, he appears to be holding a small dagger.
Steve had read a magazine and been shopping; he was experimenting with an ax and ice dagger combination!
Make your own Oriental style dagger inspired by the jewel encrusted ones in the Oriental Armories.
He had a fez upon his head and (what nobody counted on) a dagger in his pocket.
A four course meal is served (eaten with fingers and a dagger) and wine drunk from pewter goblets.
Nice that he doesnt need the dagger anymore and the battle scenes ARE pretty gory.
These glass objects belong to a class of high prestige weapons such as dagger hilts made of agate.
We furled the mainsail, got the dagger board down, and we tacked.
Go on, the dagger's point may glare Amid thy pathway's gloom; The fate which sternly threatens there Is glorious martyrdom!
Prepare your dagger, then, or make a noose from your rope; For you must leave this light.
As members of the General Committee they had sworn blind, unquestioning obedience on a sacred image, a dagger, and a pistol.
You stab giant pedipalp with razor dagger scoring a solid blow.
Mine comes from Wagner & Hand's reliance on 16th-century Italian rapier and dagger sources for their footwork.
Both boats have a simple dagger board for sailing, and a lifting rudder.
Blood was already starting to stain his white tabard by the time Trimus slashed the bird in two with his dagger.
The barbarian watched him, casually tossing his own dagger from one hand to the other.
His "Wrestlers" (1875) and "Fan and Dagger" (1882; a defiant Spanish woman) are in the Luxembourg, and other pictures of importance are "The Beheading of St John the Baptist" (1877), "The Sphinx" (1883), "Acis and Galatea" (1885), "Old Woman and Child" (1886) and "In the Bull Slaughter-House."
Mine comes from Wagner & Hand 's reliance on 16th-century Italian rapier and dagger sources for their footwork.
Wealthy yeoman would be expected to also be trained and armed with a sword, dagger and the longbow.
Key jewelry pieces included dagger necklaces, edgy earrings and large brass knuckle rings that struck a balance between sophisticated and daring.
The common name 'dogwood' is a corruption of 'dagwood' , which comes from the Old English word 'dag', meaning dagger.
Beginning with the prince's father ransacking a Maharaja's castle, the story quickly develops and leaves the prince alone to retrieve the mystical Dagger of Time, a sand-filled weapon rumored to have the ability to rewind time.
Without spoiling more plot details (you'd never forgive me!), the prince ends up alone with the dagger back in Persia and must locate the stolen Hourglass of Time.
The dagger is actually an ingenious gameplay mechanism.
However, this weapon is not very good for combat, so switch to a dagger or use your Sand Powers as necessary.
Utilizing the sacred Dagger of Time, the Prince could rewind time to get himself out of sticky situations.
Its managing director, Bob Dagger, set it up to meet the demands of dancers and companies that found traditional hardwood floors both difficult to maintain and also hard on the bodies of the dancers themselves.
It will take some ingenuity, but you can sew some red ribbons to hang from the heart over your medieval or Renaissance dress and carry a bloody dagger.
Associated with the Sacred Heart, a heart pierced by a dagger can have many different meanings ranging from bravery to sorrow.
Skulls are often seen paired with another image when used in a tattoo design, but this other image is usually a rose, or a snake, or even a dagger.
Sometimes these red hearts were intact, other times they were split in half or stabbed with a dagger and imprinted with words like "broken", "courage". and "regret".
We first meet Jill, the young daughter of a mercenary, who follows her father, a 'silver dagger', in his roving.
When an opponent drew too close, the soldiers could engage the bayonet for use as a spear or dagger.
Finally, after what felt like an eternity lost in his fury, a dagger sliced his forearm.
Rhyn.s gaze fell to the dagger Andre had carried.
He withdrew the sheathed dagger and tossed it to Rhyn.
Rhyn stood over him, his hand ready to grab the dagger at his belt and plunge it into the traitor.s neck.
She set the knife down on the edge and circled the fountain again until she'd reviewed all three of the pictographs where the female figure held a dagger.
Her hands shook as she gripped the heavy stone dagger, and she leaned against the fountain.
With another deep breath, she ran her thumb down the jagged edge of the dagger.
When nothing else happened, she retrieved the dagger and replaced it.
He held out a familiar dagger.
Fashioned by Death herself, the dagger was immune even to magic as strong as Rhyn's.
He turned, and she stopped. With the tip of one dagger, he tugged a necklace free from the shirt hiding it. On it was two small green gems.
Frowning, Rhyn pulled a dagger from the wall and tucked it into his belt. He'd never tried tracking anyone through the Immortal underworld before; if Gabriel didn't want to be found, Rhyn wasn't going to find him in the death-dealer's backyard. Sweat dripped down his face in the still air of the cottage.
He withdrew a dagger and sliced it free of his neck then tossed it to her.
She caught it. He rifled through his bag and prepared a dagger to sharpen.
We would if we had Andre's dagger. It was fashioned by Death.
Katie nodded and sawed at the root, dripped more blood, then sawed again. She forced herself to continue even as she grew tired. Sticky blood covered the hilt of the dagger, her pants, the root, Deidre's shoe and pants leg. Katie kept on, uncertain what might happen if she stopped for a break.
Rhyn looked up, and Kris charged him. He knocked Rhyn to the ground, wrestling the dagger free, and lashed out.
Instinct and fury blinded him. He felt the dagger sink into flesh and struck again, only to find himself flying backwards through the air. Rhyn shouted something at him, but Kris couldn't hear him, not with the memory of both Lilith and Hannah dying.
Rhyn rose and flipped the dagger he held in the air, catching it effortlessly.
Rhyn responded by pulling a dagger from the small of his back and tossing it.
Gabe and a few other assassins in black fought off hordes of demons. Surprised, Rhyn launched into the melee with his dagger. He slashed through several demons before the creatures realized he was there. Wanting to keep them off balance, he morphed into his demon form and shredded the creatures with talons and fangs as deadly as theirs.
She chopped at his hand with one dagger, slamming the sword into the ground as she whirled and slashed his neck with her other hand.
She whirled again, this time slamming the dagger into the opening between the door and frame, just above a hinge, to keep it from closing.
He launched to his feet again, this time flinging a dagger at the Other nearest him.
She stumbled away from a guardsman's blow that knocked her remaining dagger from her hand and landed hard.
One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.
Taran nudged the door closed but rested his palm on the hilt of a dagger.
He took a second dagger and jammed it into the lock of her fetters, twisting with a meaty hand.
Sami pulled her hands free and tossed both dagger and bonds, doing the same with the bonds around her ankles.
He stretched his neck and upper body and then drew his remaining dagger.
Her hand closed around the hilt of a dagger as she reached the center of the arena.
She tore away, lashing out with the dagger.
It must remain pure, it must - - She spoke fast but faltered as he raised the dagger to her forearm.
He drew a dagger and slashed their arms free.
She knelt and pushed clothes and trunks out of the way to reveal a dagger wrapped in linen, several bladders, and a barrel the height of her knee.
She retrieved the dagger and one of the bladders and settled on the floor of the wardrobe.
Gritting her teeth, she ran the dagger down the scar already present at the inside of her forearm, grunting at the hot pain.
Taran gripped and un-gripped the dagger in his hand, unable to convince himself.
Rissa saw him reach for the dagger at the base of his back and closed her eyes, sickened by the gurgling sound as the dagger pierced the woman's throat.
The ten-year-old child she adopted and turned into a killer started as a weapon with no more attachment to her than a sword or dagger.
Not long after, however, when Ephialtes fell by the dagger, Pericles undoubtedly assumed the leading position in the state.
Pascal, than whom ' Usually a bow, sword, dagger or other small thing belonging to war.
This style and the types of dagger, cauldron, bit and twolooped socketed axehead run right across from Hungary to the upper Yenisei, where a special Bronze Age culture seems to have developed them.
A desperate scuffle took place, Ryan being mortally wounded by Fitzgerald with a dagger, while Lord Edward himself was only secured after Sirr had disabled him with a pistol bullet in the shoulder.
The five K's are (I) the kes or uncut hair of the whole body, (2) the kachh or short drawers ending above the knee, (3) the kara or iron bangle, (4) the khanda or small steel dagger,(5) the khanga or comb.
In the old parish church was traditionally Owen's pew; his knife, fork and dagger, are at the neighbouring Rig (Rhig); his palace, 3 m.
Early in the morning he stabbed himself to the heart with a dagger which he had concealed under his pillow, and died as his attendants entered the tent.
Typical of the west are the bow and the dagger with the ring hilt.
When he won he took indeed a brutal vengeance on individuals, and he extorted the surrender of the charter and destroyed it with his dagger in the presence of the Cortes at Saragossa.
They wished it had been possible to award a silver dagger too!
Do you want a taste of this?... said the huntsman, pointing to his dagger and probably imagining himself still speaking to his foe.
The pistol, dagger, and peasant coat were ready.
He was getting tired of all this cloak-and dagger nonsense.
The ancient dagger was heavy and cold in Rhyn's hands.
He wiped the bloodied dagger on the ground.