Usage examples for crutch

  1. 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
  2. " Crutch," he said one day to the little boy, " did you ever see your father?" – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Thou wants no crutch with two fine, straight, strong legs like thou's got. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  6. It was Mother Nature's crutch. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. A lame gentleman with a crutch; he looks just lovely! – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. The crutch had been left at the entrance, well hidden. – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  13. Alathea handed me my crutch as we got out of the lift. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  14. I got up and she came forward quickly to hand me my crutch. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  15. 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
  16. He reached forward holding the crutch at arm's length. – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  17. He controlled himself, and turned to the picture, leaning on his crutch. – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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