ready to hand

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  • Here were three ready to hand for which I had to pay nothing. Cited from The Great War As I Saw It, by Frederick George Scott
  • He had much more recent material ready to hand. Cited from Handbook of Ethical Theory,George Stuart Fullerton
  • But here again we must accept the situation and work with the instruments ready to hand. Cited from Ireland In The New Century, by Horace Plunkett
  • Here at last was something ready to hand. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • From the mass of material ready to hand we may select the following as serving our purpose. Cited from Diseases of the Horse's Foot, by Harry Caulton Reeks
  • "I am ready to hand over my trust at any minute." Cited from Joe's Luck, by Horatio Alger, Jr
  • He had been taught in a school that always found an axe ready to hand. Cited from Hero Tales of the Far North, by Jacob A. Riis
  • Material for such a philosophy was ready to hand. Cited from Beginnings of the American People, by Carl Lotus Becker
  • We shall be ready to hand you a beating, though, at any time you ask for it. Cited from The High School Boys' Canoe Club, by H. Irving Hancock
  • A subject of conversation was ready to hand. Cited from The Ink-Stain by Rene Bazin, v2
  • Then the great and burning question of grub is always ready to hand. Cited from Punch, Vol. 100. Feb. 28, 1891, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • This, be sure, is true; and I have its English parallel ready to hand. Cited from Earthwork Out Of Tuscany, by Maurice Hewlett
  • He felt in his pocket for the pistol, and it was ready to hand. Cited from Jason, by Justus Miles Forman
  • Guerder had been half out of the machine to have the machine-gun ready to hand. Cited from Georges Guynemer, by Henry Bordeaux
  • Then if there is not enough meat ready to hand in the town, no doubt they would say they would find it for themselves. Cited from A King's Comrade, by Charles Whistler
  • The argument is ready to hand and simple. Cited from Cambridge Essays on Education, Ed. by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • In this sense the ready-to-hand is primordial compared to that of the present-at-hand.
  • Therefore we lie; but the demonstration that we ought not to lie we have ready to hand. Cited from Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion
  • It is the right material ready to hand for the builder. Cited from My Year of the War, by Frederick Palmer
  • The ready-to-hand food gave him leisure. Cited from Tropic Days, by E. J. Banfield
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