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Gulliver's Travels
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scythe
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • Her knives were twice as long as a scythe, set straight upon the handle.
  • ] I used to attend the king’s levee once or twice a week, and had often seen him under the barber’s hand, which indeed was at first very terrible to behold; for the razor was almost twice as long as an ordinary scythe.

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  • fell like grass before a scythe
  • The painting is called Peasant Woman with a Scythe.

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