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Just try it once, and you'll see how ingenious it is—only one must be careful not to throw out the elbow in turning out the wrist.
At present she is throwing her whole weight upon my wrist, which I hope will get limber under it!
Phœbe Chiffinch, breathless, is holding Alice Arden's wrist with a firm grasp.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Like lightning he turned and seized by the wrist a man who had already opened the bag and laid hold of some of its contents.
"Slap your saddles on them fresh hosses," he grated harshly from the back of a deep-chested, lean-flanked gray.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Slap through the town, whispered Sikes; therell be nobody in the way to-night to see us.
He wears a real pearl stud and a good signet ring; also a gold wrist watch, face broken and hands stopped at seven-fifteen.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Black Hood let the clutch slap in and the roadster bounded back onto the tarvia drive.
This was too direct a slap at Elmer Spiker to pass unnoticed; Elmer was too old an arguer to use any ponderous weapon in return.
McKibben's fingers gripped the wrist of the hand as it was withdrawn and shook a knife out of it.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS

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