Johnson, I thank you; you did all you could to save my ship, but single-handed you could not resist.
"It is a wonderful piece of single-handed bookkeeping," he said to Roden.
The effort was too great for him single-handed, and one of his assistants came to his aid.
Whatever was to be done he must do single-handed—and there was nothing he could do!
I went at them single-handed; ...