Holding in His Teeth a Long Knife

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A man leans over a sheep while holding a knife between his teeth
Holding in his teeth a long knife, which glittered in the "darkness visible," he drew the sheep between his legs.

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St. Michael's College Library, the Internet Archive

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A bearded man leans over a sheep, securing it between his legs, while holding a knife between his teeth.
The caption reads in the original French: Tenant aux dents un long couteau qui brillait dans le clair-obscur, il attirait la brebis entre ses genoux.

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