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I set it down, private, because somebody might want me to spell it next, and so I wanted to be handy with it and rattle it off like I was used to it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
He entered the church, now, with a swarm of clean and noisy boys and girls, proceeded to his seat and started a quarrel with the first boy that came handy.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
These, however, were small drawbacks, and easily forgotten when the cloth was cleared, and the dessert put on the table; at which period of the entertainment the handy young man was discovered to be speechless.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Rather, you are a vehicle but shapen and fitted with the axe or chisel of some handy peasant of Yaroslav.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Pork would have taken shame to himself had he spent her money when there were unguarded hen coops along the road and smokehouses handy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
This young girl was so handy, that after I had once or twice pulled off my clothes before her, she was able to dress and undress me, though I never gave her that trouble when she would let me do either myself.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
But, determined to build himself a monument of a reputation quickly, he used any handy rubble in the making.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
He would take pretty little imitation lemons, such as are now being shipped into Russia, handy for carrying in the pockets, and strong enough to blow a whole temple out of sight.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
This we did by begging and stealing, whichever came handy in the time of need, the one being considered as legitimate as the other.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context