He stabbed her twice with a penknife, and one of the wounds was potentially fatal.
"I have got a sharper knife," said he, drawing his penknife out of his pocket.
Deftly twirling the penknife, Bethune bored a neat hole in the leather.
What he learned of farming in that week might have been balanced on the point of a penknife and puffed off.
"This gentleman had a penknife under his pillow," he explained.
He pulled a penknife out of his pocket and laid it on a chair open.
He produced a cigar and cut the end off with his penknife, and lit it deliberately.
Yes, my old friend, this is the hand, this is the arm that drove the penknife to his heart.
He had been known to lend his penknife to Sissy, but that was when she was ailing long ago.
I found it myself, and I cut away enough of the bark growth with a penknife for it to show clearly.