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scythe
used in Interview with the Vampire

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Definition
a tool for cutting grass that has a curved blade and a long handle that is held with both hands
  • It was Death standing before the audience, the scythe poised, Death at the edge of a dark wood.
    Part 3 (12% in)
  • A dark, draped figure was moving on the stage from tree trunk to tree trunk, so fast that as he stepped into the lights he seemed to appear magically in the center, one arm flashing out from his cloak to show a silver scythe and the other to hold a mask on a slender stick before the invisible face, a mask which showed the gleaming countenance of Death, a painted skull.
    Part 3 (12% in)
  • All the vampires were gone, except the trickster, who had gathered his scythe from the shadows and also his hand-held mask.
    Part 3 (19% in)
  • It was a small scythe, its sharp curved blade still caked with green weeds from the last mowing.
    Part 3 (92% in)
  • And, though I stood stark still at the stairs with the barrels and the scythe, listening, I heard nothing, nothing of those guards I presumed to be there, nothing of the vampires themselves.
    Part 3 (93% in)
  • And clutching the handle of the scythe I ventured slowly upwards until I stood in the door of the ballroom.
    Part 3 (93% in)
  • But it was too late, I told myself, gripping both the scythe and the torch.
    Part 3 (94% in)
  • And as the dark thing that was his clothes rushed down, I swung the scythe and saw it strike his neck and felt the weight of his neck and saw him fall sideways, both hands reaching for the appalling wound.
    Part 3 (95% in)
  • And I swung the scythe again, catching him easily.
    Part 3 (95% in)
  • And I ran after it; the torch and the scythe thrown aside as my arms went up to protect me from the blaze of white light that flooded the stairs to the alley.
    Part 3 (95% in)
  • And I had even been prepared to encounter them with my scythe.
    Part 3 (96% in)

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