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dagger oflast hour, by Zé Baiano, 1936
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Dagger of Enedina, alpaca, ivory and silver, 1938
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Lantern dagger, silver and alpaca, 1936

If the machete cuts and counts,

Pajeú's dagger, straight,

almost more bullet than knife, speaks of a direct object.

João Cabral de Melo Neto, Poems from Pernambuco

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Mané Vito's dagger, alpaca, mother-of-pearl and gold and ivory thread, 1937
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Dagger of Maria Bonita: silver, ivory and onyx, 1938
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