Dead hand sentence example

dead hand
  • His wife was mistress by his death-bed, and she could put the words she chose into the mouth of a dead man - and could move the dead hand at her will.
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  • And when he now merely signs his name, it is "John Knox, with my dead hand and glad heart."
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  • This was an act to prevent the further accumulation of landed property in the dead hand of religious persons and communities.
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