But its face is as the face of the headsman, who shoulders the axe to make an end.
The headsman, on the other hand, had scarcely anything to do to earn his hundred guilders.
He's done up, and now he will not leave the 'stone jug,' except to kiss the headsman's daughter, and be a head shorter.
And as I said this, I untied my cravat, and appeared to prepare for the headsman.
In truth, I am not sorry to have found a good excuse to quit a mode of life which the headsman yearns to cut short.
The “headsman,” taking the part of conductor, pushes behind.
There they stood, then, in the courtyard of the headsman's house.
A poniard was buried to the hilt in the left breast of the headsman.
He shall be, in a few months, Jourdan the headsman, and have other work.
At night the headsman's apprentices sleep on the floor of the loft.