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So the king took the sword by the hilt, and pulled eagerly at it, but it came not forth.
Hamoud stood at the bedside, his hand on the hilt of his dagger.
SACRIFICESTEPHEN FRENCH WHITMAN
Seeing this St. George put his hand to the hilt, thinking to essay pulling it out by strength; but lo!
ENGLISH FAIRY TALESFLORA ANNIE STEEL
He had driven in the knife to the hilt and twisted it round and round.
TUTT AND MR. TUTTARTHUR TRAIN
"Poor" are the debt-ridden cottager, the landlord whose property is mortgaged up to the hilt, the incompetent salter or pickler.
THE FOREST FARMPETER ROSEGGER
Harold's face flushed, and his hand was on the hilt of his ateghar.
HAROLD, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Appearances are nought when the passions of the great men are roused and their hands on the hilt of their swords.
We spent the rest of that day looking for something to mortgage, but found nothing with a hilt at all high up.
This was fighting, not dueling; and he beat the weapon down, snapping the blade near the hilt.
Its blade is plain, but the hilt is of superb workmanship and of carved steel.
ARMOUR IN ENGLANDJ. STARKIE GARDNER

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