If I could have done as I did with the hats -- stood them both up together, shut my eyes, and jabbed with a hatpin
-- it would have been quite easy.
She never told me of those marks on her arm that you saw this morning, but I know very well that they come from a stab with a hatpin
But you know as well as I do that the hatpins did the work.
Just an hour, dear fairy, so we can remember how the grass and poplar trees looked, and the bow of those bonnet strings tied beneath her chin--even if it was the hatpins that did the work.
Saxon, still unaccountably fumbling with her hatpins
, stole a glance at him.
There were no variously coloured hatpins
on her dressing-table; no scent-bottles; no narrow curved pairs of scissors; no great variety of shoes and boots; no silk petticoats lying on the chairs.
Packed full of historical facts such as the brutal force-feeding of prisoners and current references to #MeToo and #BRINGBACKOURGIRLs, this is a trip from the lethal hatpin
in a suffragette's hat to the rape alarm in my daughter's schoolbag.
Menace: American Women Armed and Fashionable, 1887-1920
She also had to use a long, straight hatpin
to clean a fuel pipe that had become blocked.
is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress focusing on political ideology, elections, and public opinion.
At the 100th episode, there will have been 281 murders, 12 accidental deaths and 11 suicides, with some of the more bizarre deaths resulting from toxins from a tropical frog, a hatpin
in the ear, drowning in a vat of soup and burning inside a straw effigy.
Personally, I'd be just as worried about the lethal hatpin
worn by the gang's matriarch Aunt Polly (Helen McCrory).