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tool
 n.  a simple instrument used for doing special jobs
Classic Sentence: (71 in 5 pages)
1  I am the tool and servant of his will.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  Then he cleared aside the chair and table, and took a brown, soldier's blanket from the tool chest, spreading it slowly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  He saw before him in one of the valleys the gleaming of whetted iron, and advancing, dimly perceived that the shine came from the tool of a man who was cutting furze.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 2 He Is Set upon by Adversities but He Sings a Song
4  The devil knows best what he said, but at least she became his tool and was in the habit of seeing him nearly every evening.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
5  But now I see that I was never anything but a tool in his hands.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
6  He meant in the end to have the estate, and he was ready to use any tool or run any risk for that end.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
7  This time his skill was greater or his tool was better, for there was a sudden snap and the creak of the hinges.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
8  With a glow of admiration I watched Holmes unrolling his case of instruments and choosing his tool with the calm, scientific accuracy of a surgeon who performs a delicate operation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
9  For half an hour, Holmes worked with concentrated energy, laying down one tool, picking up another, handling each with the strength and delicacy of the trained mechanic.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
10  There is no such thing as a bad tool for that workman.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII—IS WATERLOO TO BE CONSIDERED GOOD?
11  Moreover, no trace of work was revealed in that dwelling; no handicraft, no spinning-wheel, not a tool.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VI—THE WILD MAN IN HIS LAIR
12  He makes use of the tool which he wills.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
13  Milady uttered a cry of joy; this man was the Comte de Rochefort--the demoniacal tool of his Eminence.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
14  On her way over Carol had decided to use the Thanatopsis as the tool with which to liberalize the town.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  But, in general, they toil with their jack-knives alone; and, with that almost omnipotent tool of the sailor, they will turn you out anything you please, in the way of a mariner's fancy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  Potential recruits will be encouraged to use an online tool to test their motivational profile and will be enticed by statistics claiming more than one thousand different jobs in the army across one hundred and forty different trades.
17  Many people have little actual experience in real estate, or real estate investing, and the best tool they can hone is the ability to research real estate properties.
18  A pointed tool, such as a spike or chisel, used for breaking rock or ore.
19  Our greatest tool for advancement is also our greatest push towards downfall: intelligence.
20  We need special tool to deal with the scaled fish.
21  In the wake of his allegations, the police claimed Wang had been found guilty of fraud, who had become a tool for the west to smear his homeland.
22  Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in her dissent, argued strongly that the majority was turning that RFRA into a protean tool for all sorts of evasions.
23  The Nobel laureate said American economic sanctions were a useful tool for putting pressure on Myanmar's military government, but now the people need to consolidate democracy on their own.
24  A poor workman always blames his tools.
25  Bad workmen often blame their tools.
26  A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
27  When I got to the top of the ladder, please pass up the tools.
28  Don't touch those tools they are not your property.
29  Most of these tools have been specially adapted for use by disabled people.
30  A wise man will make tools of what comes to hand.