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Already her hand approached the poniard on the table, when suddenly her ear caught an unusual noise in the turret.
It suddenly occurred to the soldier that to kill this savage princess with one blow he must poniard her in the throat.A Passion in the Desert|Honore de Balzac
But this comes of old fashions, and of wearing a long Liddesdale whinger instead of a poniard of Parma.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
She had been protected by some (p. 140) portions of her dress which had turned the poniard aside.Margaret of Anjou|Jacob Abbott.
Sometimes she presented the poniard to one person's breast, sometimes to another's, and oftentimes seemed to strike her own.The Arabian Nights|Unknown