Hand-for in a sentence

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The river was always near at hand-for swimming in the summer and skating in the winter-and once even at this late period it came near claiming a heavy tribute.
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I offered her my hand-for she was John's mother, but she did not take it.
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Immediately we halted, and though it was at a great distance, we fired, and sent them leaden bullets for wooden arrows, following our shot full gallop, to fall in among them sword in hand-for so our bold Scot that led us directed.
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For flesh and all its weakness, and all its disturbing strength, and craving importunities-for the outer world, and all its dissipating garish shows, and all its sullen resistance to our hand-for weariness, and fevered activity and toil against the grain of our tastes, too great for our strength, disappointing in its results, the end is blessed, calm sleep.
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With her diary in her hand-for Aunt Olivia had remembered her diary-Rebecca Mary went to the window and sat down.
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Here the Persian motioned to Raoul to go on his knees; and, in this way, crawling on both knees and one hand-for the other hand was held in the position indicated-they reached the end wall.
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On seeing, the dagger in his pursuer's hand-for such he deemed him to be-he had prepared himself for resistance, the fact being, than in consequence of their blackened faces, and the state of perturbation and excitement in which he felt himself, he was in no condition to recognize any of the party unless by their voices. "Don't be alarmed," exclaimed the stranger, approaching him, "I have saved your life for this night most likely, by takin' the, life of them that intended to murder you.
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Taking her by the hand-for she seemed very tired-I helped her to rise and walked back with her toward the carriage.
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From the broken walls and towers of the old Norman castle the views over the ravines on either hand-for the castle stands on a lofty promontory in a sea of foliage-are entrancing; and after seeing the astoundingly brilliant colours with which autumn paints these trees, there is a tendency to find the ordinary woodland commonplace.
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Examples of Hand-for

Example #1
That was one winter's night when with another boy he had skated until nearly midnight.
Example #2
He had become more studious; but after the long, hard days in the office it was not to be expected that a boy of fifteen would employ the evening-at least not every evening-in reading beneficial books.
Example #3
She stood scanning me from head to foot.
Example #4
When I faced her again, only a shadow of her fright remained.
Example #5
He was, indeed, but a merchant, but he behaved with such vigour and bravery on this occasion, and yet with such cool courage too, that I never saw any man in action fitter for command.
Example #6
Not that they mistook their aim, but their distance; for their arrows all fell a little short of us, but with so true an aim, that had we been about twenty yards nearer we must have had several men wounded, if not killed.