But just as the former is not necessarily a crutch, so the latter was not necessarily a cross.
With these words he took an iron poker and fashioned it into a crutch for himself.
How he tried all kinds of artifices, as he leaned on his crutch, and all in vain!
The "knocker-up" lifted his crutch and with the upper end of it he battered at the dog's brains.
The publican, who ...