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With a high hand

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • With a high hand With power; in force; triumphantly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • With a high hand without taking other people into consideration, audaciously
    • With a high hand arrogantly
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Quotations

  • Fiona Macleod
    Fiona Macleod
    “A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. héah; Goth. hauhs, Ice. hár, Ger. hoch.

Usage

In literature:

He has warned the people of South Carolina that any attempt at resistance will be put down with a high hand.
"History Plays for the Grammar Grades" by Mary Ella Lyng
Flirting with a man whose high-handed, arbitrary methods dazed rather than offended her, was becoming dangerous.
"When Dreams Come True" by Ritter Brown
And the men came up, with their tin cups in their hands, and they held their cups up high, one at a time.
"The Sandman: His Sea Stories" by William J. Hopkins
He held the ox-heart high in the air with his left hand and struck a soldierly attitude.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
Tom at first tried to carry it off with a high hand, informing them that he was a British subjeck, by God!
"Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas" by Lloyd Osbourne
Then, in a moment, he decided to carry the matter with a high hand.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
Governor Gage was carrying things with a high hand.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Imagine, if you please, how a horse would run with you in the night if he was seventeen hands high and a barbarian!
"Dwellers in the Hills" by Melville Davisson Post
She was determined to put that down with a high hand.
"Opportunities" by Susan Warner
Consulting his own selfish interest, he made his rule despotic, and all opposition was suppressed with a high hand.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
High walls arose on either hand, with a murky sky above.
"Exit Betty" by Grace Livingston Hill
She tried to carry matters with a high hand.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
Every ministerial scheme was carried with as high a hand as if the whole nation had been unanimous.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Miss Ormerod always carried everything with such a high hand.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
Baffo never forgot her origin, and ruled with a high hand, not only as Khasseki-Sultan, but also as Valideh.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
I was obliged to take a very high hand with her.
"A Fourth Form Friendship" by Angela Brazil
Buchanan is a good chestnut with a small star, and stands full 16 hands high.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
Trouble enough at Lyons; and the dominant party carrying it with a high hand!
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
Lee ruled with a high hand in New York, showing no consideration to the Tories and making himself highly popular with the revolutionary party.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
He carries things with a high hand.
"Landolin" by Berthold Auerbach
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In poetry:

Father, I am thy child!
My heart is in thy hand!
Let it hear some echo, with gladness wild,
Of a song in thy high land.
"My Heart Thy Lark" by George MacDonald
There is a house not made with hands,
Eternal and on high;
And here my spirit waiting stands,
Till God shall bid it fly.
"Hymn 110" by Isaac Watts
If I was fair then sure I'm fairer now,
Sitting where a score of servants stand,
With a coronet on high days for my brow
And almost a sceptre for my hand.
"Lady Maggie" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Pipe and viol call the dances,
Torch-light through the high hall glances;
Waves a mighty shadow in;
With manner bland
Doth ask the maiden's hand,
Doth with her the dance begin;
"The Black Knight. (From The German Of Uhland)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Every tear that dims the eye,
Or bedews the careworn cheek,
Will our God, who reigns on high,
With a hand so kind and meek,
Wipe away, nor leave a trace
Of its stain on eye or face.
""He Shall Wipe Away Every Tear"" by Joseph Horatio Chant
War has not wholly wrecked us; still
Strong hands, brave hearts, high souls are ours—
Proud consciousness of quenchless powers—
A Past whose memory makes us thrill—
Futures uncharactered, to fill
With heroisms—if we will.
"Acceptation" by Margaret Junkin Preston

In news:

Two high school art projects started out like most, small enough to fit in your hand, but with a little help they grew much larger.
The Dallas-based nonprofit that works to create stylish homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty invited a handful of Dallas' leading style makers to create vignettes with high-end pieces donated.
The Avon High boys soccer team advanced to its second straight Class L boys championship game on Friday with a 1-0 win over Hand-Madison.
It appeared all in fun as Hernandez was laughing and did stick his hand up for a high-five, but was denied by the ballboy with the rest of the bullpen joining in.
Natalie Randolph, one of only a handful of women to ever to be named coach for a high school football team, prepares her Coolidge High School players for the fall season with full summer days in D.C. By Alan Goldenbach.
Alabama legislators have their hands full with a variety of education bills at various stages of development, including ones that would authorize charter schools and offer credit for creationism classes for public high-schoolers.
With a bourbon in hand, you could fold into a high-backed wooden booth and forget about whatever was weighing you down.
Six years into its eight-year warranty, the artificial turf field behind Twin Valley High School has left the district with a crummy situation on its hands.
ALTOONA, Wis (WEAU)--In the hands of most kids, high tech gadgets are little more than plug-in toys but for some students dealing with a disability iPads and iPod Touches are game changers.
Former Buckeye football star Chris Spielman was on hand at Reynoldsburg High School to present the athletic department with a $10,000 check on Thursday.
A new study shows that high fructose corn syrup consumption rates go hand in hand with higher prevalence of Type 2 diabetes.
Plant High School coach Robert Weiner, left, shakes hands with new University of South Florida head football coach Willie Taggart during a news conference, Saturday, Dec 8, 2012, in Tampa, Fla.
Not often a win­ning hand, unless every­one else has essen­tially noth­ing and is sim­ply oper­at­ing with a "high card" oppor­tu­nity to win.
The race to earn a top seed in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4AA and 4A football brackets has been narrowed to a handful of the classification’s 100 teams with three weeks left in the regular season.
The Chicago Cubs made their final roster official not long before game time Thursday with the biggest news being that they lost a highly regarded left-handed pitcher in the process.
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In science:

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