A "hatchet" is a small sort of axe.
Among the productions of this group were Pappe with an Hatchet (Sept.
It is just this: if you are cast on a desert island with only a screw-driver, a hatchet and a chisel to make a boat with, why, go make the best one you can.
The story of the hatchet and the cherry-tree, and similar tales, are undoubtedly apocryphal, having been coined by Washington's most popular biographer, Mason Weems.
They are very scantily dressed, wear a variety of trinkets, with a knife, hatchet, spear, bow and arrows, the only weapons they use.
Hephaestus (or Prometheus) subsequently split open his head with a hatchet, and Athena sprang forth fully armed, uttering a loud shout of victory (Hesiod, Theogony, 886; Pindar, Olympia, vii.
His weapons, tools and other appliances such as the hammer, hatchet, spear, knife, awl, thread, net, canoe, &c., are the evident rudimentary analogues of what still remains in use among Europeans.
Iron was not known, but copper and tin ores were mined, and the metals combined into bronze of much the same alloy as in the Old World, of which hatchet blades and other instruments were made, though their use had not superseded that of obsidian and other sharp stone flakes for cutting, shaving, &c. Metals had passed into a currency for trading purposes, especially quills of gold-dust and T-shaped pieces of copper, while coco-beans furnished small change.
Still more expeditious is the use of a planimeter, such as Captain Prytz's " Hatchet Planimeter," which yields fairly accurate results, or G.
Hatchet Lodge is at the end of the straight lime avenue through Hale Park.
So it's my job to wield the hatchet.
hatchet man, don't think I didn't know that!
impregnable defenses of the cynical hatchet men who confronted them.
T in the Park T in the Park 2006 I'm burying the hatchet with The Ordinary Boy's.
Attacked by some particularly fierce bees, he defended himself by throwing a hatchet which flew up to the Moon.
Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen, is an upper-level book for fifth graders about a boy who must survive in the Canadian wilderness after a small plane crash.
affectation of indifference I began to chop idly at the ground in front of me with my hatchet.
Apart from snacks and water, we took only a hatchet, a small saw, and whatever scraps of rope we could find.
But I am not too young to work, grandma, and I shall take my little hatchet and go into the wood.
He just sat back, this six foot three man with his hatchet face who served as fighter pilot in the war and a motorcycle cop before he became a writer, and reached into his desk and handed me back my shredded resignation letter.
bury the hatchet.
Dowlas seized the hatchet, ready to dispatch the brute the moment it should be landed on the raft.
The story of the hatchet and the cherry-tree, and similar tales, are undoubtedly apocryphal, having been coined by Washington's most popular biographer, Mason Weems (d.
Gary Paulsen's Hatchet is an adventure story at its best, featuring a boy who must fend for himself in the Canadian wilderness after the pilot of his tiny plane suffers a heart attack and crashes the aircraft.
In large part, the main character, Brian, is able to survive because of the small hatchet he has with him, which was a recent gift from his mother.
It may stretching the reading abilities of some fifth-graders, but Hatchet is a completely absorbing story that's definitely worth the time it takes to finish.
Many of the Roloff pumpkin signs have been stolen and most recently, someone chopped holes into one of the large signs with a hatchet.
These accessories were used during the day in their vocation such as small leather pouches, a small knife, a hatchet, a water ladle, or small cup.
His back to the danger, Bordeaux was unaware when the Indian lifted his hatchet for the kill.
Then M'ling had come to him carrying a light hatchet.
hatchet face with huge glittering eyes perfectly conveyed the ultimate misery of evil.
hatchet blades, the essence of town and Regatta celebrations since 1899 has been captured on film.
He used a penknife where St. Vincent took a hatchet, to employ his own figure.
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