Gray Peter's heart was never in doubt, but what would Sally's courage be in a pinch?
The pinch was bound to come in a town where every man wore his gun.
In a pinch they would obey you nearly as well as they obey me.
I presume half our people, on a pinch, could have brought the Sterling in.
In a word, I had too much, though I could have carried a good deal more, on a pinch.