If I had a free hand
for ten minutes, there'd be two Cabinet Ministers eating bread and water instead of their dinners to-night."
Simultaneously my free hand
shot out for the black throat, just within reach, and the ebony finger tightened on the trigger.
As her gaze rested on me her eyes opened wide in astonishment, and she made a little sign with her free hand
; a sign which I did not, of course, understand.
Turned out for Sunday by his uncle's tailor, who had had a free hand
and a notion of pretty waistcoats and of his grand little air, Miles's whole title to independence, the rights of his sex and situation, were so stamped upon him that if he had suddenly struck for freedom I should have had nothing to say.
He ha- rangued his fellows, pushing against their chests with his free hand
. To those he knew well he made frantic appeals, beseeching them by name.
He brought the clenched fist of his free hand
down in two blows, rat-tat, on Michael's paws.
I couldn't help loving you if you were ten times his wife; but so long as I went away from you and kept away I could help telling you so." She put her free hand
up to his shoulder, and then against his cheek, rubbing it softly.
"My woman, my one small woman," I said, my free hand
petting her shoulder in the way all lovers know though never learn in school.
Our pursuer, however, was on the steps when I clapped my free hand
on top of those little white straining ones, and by a timely effort bent both them and the key round together; the ward shot home as Jose hurled himself against the door.
The man with whom Professor Maxon had grappled had no opportunity to use his weapons for the crazed man held him close with one encircling arm while he tore and struck at him with his free hand
. The fourth Dyak danced around the two with raised parang watching for an opening that he might deliver a silencing blow upon the white man's skull.
Rebecca, given a free hand
for the only time in her life, dashed upstairs like a whirlwind.
Saying this he again turned round, dropped his hands, took the bottle and lifted it to his lips, threw back his head, and raised his free hand
to balance himself.