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  • This stone axe-head was the very first tool I owned and, as it happens, pretty much the first owned by Homo sapiens.

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  • Another boy, Smith, offered to the highest bidder a stone axe-head he claimed was Mohawk Indian and deadly, its edge having been impregnated with rattlesnake poison.

    Wildwood

  • Again, my secret liquidity in mice paid off, and the axe-head was mine.

    Wildwood

  • This stone axe-head was the very first tool I owned and, as it happens, pretty much the first owned by Homo sapiens.

    Wildwood

  • Again, my secret liquidity in mice paid off, and the axe-head was mine.

    Wildwood

  • Another boy, Smith, offered to the highest bidder a stone axe-head he claimed was Mohawk Indian and deadly, its edge having been impregnated with rattlesnake poison.

    Wildwood

  • Twelve months earlier, John had found an exquisite Bronze Age axe-head and several bronze buttons at the same spot and felt a strong hunch there was something very special about this particular patch of the enormous beach.

    Wildwood

  • Twelve months earlier, John had found an exquisite Bronze Age axe-head and several bronze buttons at the same spot and felt a strong hunch there was something very special about this particular patch of the enormous beach.

    Wildwood

  • For a very long period those remains amount to very little: the odd axe-head or bead or cave painting.

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  • The Italian name of the movement, fascismo, is derived from fascio, “bundle, political group,” but also refers to the movement's emblem, the fasces, a bundle of rods bound around a projecting axe-head that was carried before an ancient Roman magistrate by an attendant as a symbol of authority and power.

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