he replied, pulling from his waistcoat a curiously- constructed pistol, having a double-edged
spring knife attached to the barrel.
In his girdle he wore a long and double-edged
dagger, which was the only offensive weapon about his person.
Violent without craftiness, and furious without malice, one may imagine him seated masterfully with a double-edged sword on his knees upon the painted and gilt clouds of the sunset, bowing his shock head of golden locks, a flaming beard over his breast, imposing, colossal, mighty-limbed, with a thundering voice, distended cheeks and fierce blue eyes, urging the speed of his gales.
And the royal master of high latitudes sighs mightily, with the sinking sun upon his breast and the double-edged sword upon his knees, as if wearied by the innumerable centuries of a strenuous rule and saddened by the unchangeable aspect of the ocean under his feet - by the endless vista of future ages where the work of sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind shall go on and on till his realm of living waters becomes a frozen and motionless ocean.
In his kingly way he has taken but little account of lives sacrificed to his impulsive policy; he is a king with a double-edged sword bared in his right hand.
Achilles next offered a prize of iron for archery--ten double-edged axes and ten with single edges: he set up a ship's mast, some way off upon the sands, and with a fine string tied a pigeon to it by the foot; this was what they were to aim at.
Meriones, therefore, took all ten double-edged axes, while Teucer bore off the single-edged ones to his ships.
By his side was a heavy broadsword and a sharp, double-edged dagger.
Then, when Little John stood against the tree, he drew Guy of Gisbourne's sharp, double-edged dagger.
The rider sat astride of a saddle, as in the Butteridge machine, and he carried a large double-edged
two-handed sword, in addition to his explosive-bullet firing rifle.
Bose tools are indistinguishable from those in Africa and southern Asia, he contends.
However, Millennium Auction's satire is also double-edged
, making vicious fun of the computer world.