1 Meantime the master looked to see that the table was properly laid, and took the great knife, wherewith he was going to carve the chickens, and sharpened it on the steps.
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2 Then, with his knife, he began to carve all sorts of objects in wood; it was thus that Pinelli, the famous sculptor, had commenced.
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3 Peppino picked up the louis, and Danglars again prepared to carve the fowl.
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4 Herself she blamed for trying to carve intaglios in good wholesome jack-pine.
5 She began to carve, and Rudolph, who sat next his mother, started the plates on their way.
6 They ought to learn to be naked and handsome, and to sing in a mass and dance the old group dances, and carve the stools they sit on, and embroider their own emblems.
7 He could carve a bit, and gild and frame, and do odd jobs.
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8 Gabriel, Aunt Kate wants to know won't you carve the goose as usual.
9 Gabriel began to carve second helpings as soon as he had finished the first round without serving himself.
10 They have with them a servant Medon, a bard, and two men who can carve at table.
11 Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
12 A swimming nausea compounded of hunger, sleeplessness, exhaustion and stunning blows came on suddenly and she gripped the carved roses under her hand.
13 And there were several lines carved on each of the stones.
14 Both she and Frank would willingly have given, without any charge, the finest mahogany and carved rosewood in the store, but the Wilkeses obstinately refused.
15 She clutched the newel post until the ears of the carved lion dug with sudden pain into her palm.