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  • But as the lurkers in the trees signalled along their half seen ranks and closed all together in a sudden surge into the open at the edge of the ford, one man rose out of the bushes opposite and bestrode the grassy shelf of the shore, brandishing a long, two-tined pikel lashed to a six-foot pole, and sweeping the ford with it at breast height.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • In the meantime, Eumolpus, locked out as he was, was being very roughly handled by the cooks and scullions of the establishment; one aimed a spitful of hissing-hot guts at his eyes; another grabbed a two-tined fork in the pantry and put himself on guard.

    Satyricon

  • “By all means,” Jetanien said, spearing another keesa beetle with the two-tined fork clutched in his clawed hand.

    Harbinger

  • The scribe reached to his belt, producing a ring on which hung an intricate golden object It was not shaped like a key but like a slender, two-tined fork.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • In his hand, glowing slightly, was a two-tined fishing spear.

    The Covenant of the Forge

  • But the two-tined fork they would regard with curiosity, for forks were not used, even in

    The Old Coast Road From Boston to Plymouth

  • This last is nothing very wonderful to an American, but is remarkable in France, where the average cook usually does the work quite as efficiently with a two-tined fork, or something which greatly resembles a chop-stick.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • It was a highly melodramatic episode in which Lafe, gripping the handle of a two-tined pitchfork, his freckled-face greenish-white and the pupils of his eyes wide with the fear of his own daring, threatened immediate damage to the person of

    Horses Nine Stories of Harness and Saddle

  • And the wonder about Margaret was that she could eat at such a table and make it seem as though that tablecloth were the finest damask, and the two-tined forks the heaviest of silver.

    A Voice in the Wilderness

  • It was all beautiful, the way she handled the two-tined fork and the old steel knife.

    A Voice in the Wilderness

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