There was one curious effect, which I need not take the trouble to describe--because I can scissor
a description of it out of the railway company's advertising pamphlet, and say my ink:
The -th regiment are stationed there since the riots; and the officers are the most agreeable men in the world: they put all our young knife-grinders and scissor
merchants to shame.
Going to a cloth bag that hung on a nail by the wall she took out a long pair of sewing scissors
and held them in her hand like a dagger.
Madame Ratignolle folded her sewing, placing thimble, scissors
, and thread all neatly together in the roll, which she pinned securely.
Children came running with their mothers' scissors
, or the carving-knife, or the paternal razor, or anything else that lacked an edge (except, indeed, poor Clifford's wits), that the grinder might apply the article to his magic wheel, and give it back as good as new.
Eliza turned to the glass, and the scissors
glittered as one long lock after another was detached from her head.
The pleasantness of the morning had induced him to walk forward, and leave his horses to meet him by another road, a mile or two beyond Highbury and happening to have borrowed a pair of scissors
the night before of Miss Bates, and to have forgotten to restore them, he had been obliged to stop at her door, and go in for a few minutes: he was therefore later than he had intended; and being on foot, was unseen by the whole party till almost close to them.
Last night after tea, when you and mama went out of the room, they were whispering and talking together as fast as could be, and he seemed to be begging something of her, and presently he took up her scissors
and cut off a long lock of her hair, for it was all tumbled down her back; and he kissed it, and folded it up in a piece of white paper; and put it into his pocket-book.
Steadying herself against the post of the folding-door, she took a pair of scissors
from her pocket, waited until Noel Vanstone (from whose view she was entirely hidden) had attracted Magdalen's attention by speaking to her, and then bent forward, with the scissors
ready in her hand.
One bright summer's morning Silas had been more engrossed than usual in "setting up" a new piece of work, an occasion on which his scissors
were in requisition.
She grasped a pair of scissors
greedily and stabbed the air with them.
The bundle was sewn together, and the doctor had to get out his instrument case and cut the stitches with his medical scissors