Sentence Examples


  • Why do you take up a handful of dirt?
  • With a handful of men he opposed Sherman's march through the Carolinas, and at Bentonville, N.C., fought and almost won a most gallant and skilful battle against heavy odds.
  • A mere handful of the old inhabitants remained on the site.
  • A handful of it was also burnt once a year in the Holy of Holies by the high priest on a pan of burning coals taken from the altar of burnt-offering (Lev.
  • A small handful of obedient peasants, priest-ridden and over-administered, formed the basis of the colony.