close at hand

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  • And it may very well be that death is close at hand. Cited from The Substance of a Dream, by F. W. Bain (AKA: Francis William Bain)
  • A second shot came, this time from the right and quite close at hand. Cited from Truxton King, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • There was no doubt that the enemy must be close at hand. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • The war was not yet over, but peace seemed close at hand. Cited from From Canal Boy to President, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • The voice that came back to her was close at hand. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • There was the sound of a heavy fall close at hand. Cited from The Lost Ambassador, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Close at hand -- one of them -- and it was a very different matter. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • There was a light in the church close at hand, although it was not yet dark. Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • The second wedding was close at hand, and would she not come down? Cited from Faith Gartney's Girlhood, by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • The British were close at hand, but had no share in the victory. Cited from History of the World War, by Francis A. March and Richard J. Beamish
  • The sound of a stream could be heard close at hand. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers, Flower
  • "The boat will be kept close at hand to help you and your brother." Cited from Sail Ho!, by George Manville Fenn
  • Yet two other birds he saw close at hand and drew partly from memory. Cited from Two Little Savages, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • A young woman in flight was now close at hand. Cited from Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), by James S. De Benneville
  • He would be there, close at hand, when he was needed. Cited from The Forest of Swords, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The weather was cold, though spring was now close at hand. Cited from The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari, by James S. De Benneville
  • He knew the end was close at hand, and still the black and yellow was before him. Cited from Frank Merriwell's Races, by Burt L. Standish
  • Ireland is close at hand -- she gives all and takes nothing. Cited from The Crime Against Europe, by Roger Casement
  • I must know that he was close at hand. Cited from King Alfred's Viking, by Charles W. Whistler
  • And now the first game was close at hand. Cited from The High School Pitcher, by H. Irving Hancock
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