Usage examples for crutch

  1. Milly had almost insisted on dressing her, for the present occasion, as one; and it was no fault of the girl's if the good lady had not now appeared in a peaked hat, a short petticoat and diamond shoe- buckles, brandishing the magic crutch. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  2. Siward, however, could walk now, using his crutches still, but often stopping to gently test his left foot and see how much weight he was able to bear on it- even taking a tentative step or two without crutch support. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  3. Alathea handed me my crutch as we got out of the lift. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  4. A lame gentleman with a crutch; he looks just lovely! – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  5. It was Mother Nature's crutch. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  6. Gerda called still louder, and then there came out of the house an old woman leaning on a crutch; she had on a great velvet hat, painted over with the finest flowers. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  7. He controlled himself, and turned to the picture, leaning on his crutch. – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  8. The crutch had been left at the entrance, well hidden. – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  9. Florent Chapron, after having assisted at part of the sitting, left the room, leaning upon the crutch, which he still used. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  10. Kitty hastily jumped into the rickety bed, while Mike took up a crutch that was standing idly in a corner. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  11. Then his crutch seemed to give way beneath him, and he sank upon the ground, faint and gasping. – Parables Of A Province by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 13, 2009
  12. " Crutch," he said one day to the little boy, " did you ever see your father?" – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  13. He invited me to join him, and pushed a seat over for me with his crutch, for walking was now difficult to him. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  14. He reached forward holding the crutch at arm's length. – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  15. The lame must have their staff and crutch until strong enough to walk alone. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  16. Still roaring, he hopped on his crutch with incredible speed towards the Push, who stood their ground for a minute and then, with the instinct of the cur, bolted. – Jonah by Louis Stone
  17. Thou wants no crutch with two fine, straight, strong legs like thou's got. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  18. I got up and she came forward quickly to hand me my crutch. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  19. Richie, much stronger in these days, and without his crutch, though still limping a little, met Julia and the dancing Anna on the following afternoon, and the three crossed the ferry together. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. One of them told me that religion was merely emotional and sentimental, a crutch for a weak man, and went on to say that their scheme was moral and social, a cry for a better life and against the oppression of the poor. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley