I was so ragged and dirty, that you wouldn't have touched me with a pair of tongs
The sight of such an implement collected all the idle spectators to the spot, who, being mostly boys, filled the air with cries of exultation and delight The gun was pointed high, and Richard, holding a coal of fire in a pair of tongs
, patiently took his seat on a stump, awaiting the appearance of a flock worthy of his notice.
I pointed to the dead rat, smiling, and making other signs to show I was not hurt; whereat she was extremely rejoiced, calling the maid to take up the dead rat with a pair of tongs
, and throw it out of the window.
My furniture, part of which I made myself -- and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account -- consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs
and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
It was wonderful the way these children would work up their compassion for that bedraggled thing I wouldn't have touched with a pair of tongs
e drawer had been jammed because a pair of tongs
had opened inside.
If it's a "yes" they carve the meat for you there and then, and you collect it with a pair of tongs
He would occasionally light his pipe with coals from the fireplace which he picked out with a pair of tongs
It's claimed they found a pan and a pair of tongs
with blood on the handles.
THERE is something about being outside with a pair of tongs
in one hand and a can of beer in the other.
The jar lifter is a pair of tongs
designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water.
When a scientist picked up one of the termites with a pair of tongs
, it exploded.