Usage examples for handling

  1. As they neared the level where men were, she looked behind her and realized the black terrors she had just been blindly handling. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Finding that she was much more formidable than she looked, the Merrimac attempted to run her down; but her superior speed and quicker handling enabled her to dodge and turn rapidly. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  3. The dignity of his breed forbade man- handling, and at a safe distance he stretched himself nervously and yawned. – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  4. She was not handling very well. – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  5. When he asked me what I could do, and I admitted a little experience in handling real estate, he brought his fist down on the table and swore I should be his right- of- way man. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  6. Grampus is handling her like a good seaman, as he is. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. And she felt quite pleased at the way she was handling the matter. – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
  8. Nor would she have done so if there had been, for the children would have been always handling them, and spoiling them all. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  9. " A great poet," his new acquaintance resumed, " and handling a great theme. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  10. With all his strength, with all his masterful handling of events, man was yet a vagabond in the world, until he had found his mate; and woman, in spite of the greater sway of her thoughtless instincts, held for him the keys, as it were, of his heart's home. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  11. The Ciceronianus is a masterpiece of ready, many- sided knowledge, of convincing eloquence, and of easy handling of a wealth of arguments. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  12. He had seen how great questions arise and how hard it is to settle them; how they go wrong through accidents, or delay, or negligence, how necessary it is to prevent the rise of prejudice, selfishness, and folly in their handling. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  13. It was for the purpose of easier handling. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  14. Roll thin, handling as little as possible, cut into rounds, and bake in a quick oven. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  15. Do you mean that we have been handling stolen money? – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  16. My little neighbour's necklace alone is worth more cash than ever I had the handling of, and the plate would add up handsomely. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  17. Several clean white pine boards will be very suitable to work with, and will not require much skill in handling. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  18. To bring about a general organization and a general union, much delicacy of handling was necessary. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  19. Those handling large quantities of cotton are almighty thankful to have anything as good, I can tell you. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  20. Gertrude, who was doing very promising work at the art league, came to the studio twice a week to give her instruction in handling it. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley