The collar was a little jagged at the edge, and so came the long scissors
to cut off the jagged part.
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.
Over her simple white lawn dress she wore an apron with pink and white checks, and in one hand she held a pair of scissors
It has the power of turning very shortly in the air, and in so doing opens and shuts its tail, sometimes in a horizontal or lateral and sometimes in a vertical direction, just like a pair of scissors
"You can see that it was a very short-bladed scissors
, since the cutter had to take two snips over 'keep away.'"
She took up her scissors
and began cutting them out.
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.
“Here, squire, is the scissors
,” said Remarkable, producing from beneath her petticoat of green moreen a pair of dull-looking shears;
Cecilia, when you have done devouring those tarts with your eyes, take that pair of scissors
To this Dona Rodriguez, who was present, made answer, "My lady the duchess has duennas in her service that might be countesses if it was the will of fortune; 'but laws go as kings like;' let nobody speak ill of duennas, above all of ancient maiden ones; for though I am not one myself, I know and am aware of the advantage a maiden duenna has over one that is a widow; but 'he who clipped us has kept the scissors
Then I, Messieurs, called to God for help, and next minute, while he was shaking me, I felt my long scissors
in my hand.
He flour- ished, in his trembling hand, on the end of a fore- arm no thicker than a walking-stick, a shining pair of scissors
which he tried before my very eyes to jab at his throat.