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She was the wife of Duke Ernest the Iron-handed, and apparently might have shared his epithet.

As a man, he seems hard-headed, self-willed, and iron-handed.

In doing this, Tonty held her platter braced by his iron-handed arm.

It made no difference to the white-bearded William, the iron-handed Bismarck, or the sensual Napoleon.

But on a sudden the iron-handed commandant ran past her tent, shouting to his men.

The boys were thrust at once into that iron-handed but wholly wise grasp—the Latin Grammar.

Oh, my friends and fellow-countrymen, the slaves of an iron-handed and a grinding despotism!

An iron-handed man knows how to deal with such cases, and he winds them up with a bounce.

But surely the compositor need not fear that the iron-handed automaton will snatch the bread out of his mouth.

A sculptor might have chosen his face and frame for a type of the iron-handed leader of pioneers.

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