While they were winking the workman disappeared, tools
Particularly," said I, aloud (though to myself), "what should I have done without a gun, without ammunition, without any tools
to make anything, or to work with, without clothes, bedding, a tent, or any manner of covering?
Bitter, bitter luck that the tools
were ever brought there!
I can't abide to see men throw away their tools
i' that way, the minute the clock begins to strike, as if they took no pleasure i' their work and was afraid o' doing a stroke too much.
The two Germans went away again, and after some reflection Bert removed several nuts, resumed his jacket and vest, pocketed those nuts and his tools
and hid the set of tools
from the second aeroplane in the fork of a tree.
And, when half an hour had been spent in tying up his finger, and a new glass had been got, and the tools
, and the ladder, and the chair, and the candle had been brought, he would have another go, the whole family, including the girl and the charwoman, standing round in a semi-circle, ready to help.
He was a poor strolling musician, who, singing and working, had made his way through Italy; one of those busy Germans who fashion the tools
of their own work, and make the instrument that they play upon.
Yes, he said, the tools
which would teach men their own use would be beyond price.
But though they should be so, they are not sufficient for our purpose, without a good share of learning; for which I could again cite the authority of Horace, and of many others, if any was necessary to prove that tools
are of no service to a workman, when they are not sharpened by art, or when he wants rules to direct him in his work, or hath no matter to work upon.
Presently I saw the young man again, with some tools
in his hand, cross the field behind the cottage; and the girl was also busied, sometimes in the house and sometimes in the yard.
Wherever you go, they'll find as they've got a man among 'em) a man as knows his tools
and as his tools
knows, a man as is willing and a man as is able, and if that's not a man, where is a man
They had none of them any firearms or any other weapons but hatchets and other tools
, except this third Englishman; he had one of my rusty cutlasses, with which he made at the two last Spaniards, and wounded them both.