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He had in his chest a tool for everything he wanted to do, and these must have been magic tools because they did their work so fast and so well.
I had never handled a tool in my life; and yet, in time, by labour, application, and contrivance, I found at last that I wanted nothing but I could have made it, especially if I had had tools.
And yet he thinks, ha, ha, ha, ha, he thinks I am the tool and servant of his will.
Well, algebra is a tool, like the plow or the hammer, and a good tool to those who know how to use it.
With one of the clamps of my bedstead; and this very tool has sufficed me to hollow out the road by which I came hither, a distance of about fifty feet.
You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.
And their mutual delight in the tool, which was his, was only equalled by their delight in Mab's first foal, which was Dede's special private property.
To accomplish his object Ahab must use tools; and of all tools used in the shadow of the moon, men are most apt to get out of order.
ABOUT noon the next day the boys ar- rived at the dead tree; they had come for their tools.
The concert of the tools and Adam's voice was at last broken by Seth, who, lifting the door at which he had been working intently, placed it against the wall, and said, "There
A LION, entering the workshop of a smith, sought from the tools the means of satisfying his hunger.
When at last the lumber and tools were assembled, and the doors were closed again and the cold draughts shut out, grandfather rode away to meet the coroner at the Shimerdas', and Fuchs took off his coat and settled down to work.