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  • "On the contrary -" Brissenden paused and ran an insolent eye over Martin's objective poverty, passing from the well-worn tie and the saw-edged collar to the shiny sleeves of the coat and on to the slight fray of one cuff, winding up and dwelling upon Martin's sunken cheeks.

    Chapter 31

  • "Oh, this looks nice," she said brightly, hefting a saw-edged short sword.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • I pluck those saw-edged stars off that new hanging arsenal one by one, and send them slicing into oncoming furred throats, chests, and femoral arteries.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • The Earth Warden—the young girl of Chinese ancestry, I guessed, who was standing nearest to me—fastened me down with more whipping roots, saw-edged grasses, vines…anything that would hold.

    Thin Air

  • She slowly pulled the tape that sealed the bandage around her wrist and unraveled the gauze until the wound was visible: gaping and saw-edged, angry.

    The Tenth Circle

  • Whenever he would bite one in half with clashing saw-edged teeth, Walker would stir himself long enough to hurl another slur, a fresh accusation.

    Lost And Found

  • One of the trailers — the caltrops — has trilobed, saw-edged leaves (harsh on both sides), yellow flowers of unpleasant odour, and fruit which, perhaps, formed the model of the war weapon of the time of the Crusaders.

    Tropic Days

  • Moydart, Knoydart, Morar and Ardnamurchan, where the sea streams run like great clear rivers and the saw-edged hills are blue, and men remember Prince Charlie.

    The Lilac Fairy Book

  • The gesture was instinctive, for what he feared was nothing a knife could slay, not even the saw-edged crescent blade of the Yuetshi that could disembowel a man with an upward stroke.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Their saw-edged crescents cut down the men of Dagon like sheep, and against that unearthly knife the magic of Khosatral was impotent.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

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