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You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.
And their mutual delight in the tool, which was his, was only equalled by their delight in Mab's first foal, which was Dede's special private property.
The evolution of the tool, of the harp, of music and song and dance, are all beautifully elaborated; but how about the evolution of the human himself, the development of the basic and intrinsic parts that were in him before he made his first tool or gibbered his first chant?
He had in his chest a tool for everything he wanted to do, and these must have been magic tools because they did their work so fast and so well.
Well, algebra is a tool, like the plow or the hammer, and a good tool to those who know how to use it.
He was in the position of a man seeking food in toy shops and tool shops.
I had never handled a tool in my life; and yet, in time, by labour, application, and contrivance, I found at last that I wanted nothing but I could have made it, especially if I had had tools.
cried the old man in the chaise, 'or is this,' he added hastily, thrusting his hand into the tool basket and drawing out a hammer, 'a scheme for robbing me?
I'll have it ready in little or no time," he said, bustling and packing away his tools.
To accomplish his object Ahab must use tools; and of all tools used in the shadow of the moon, men are most apt to get out of order.
ABOUT noon the next day the boys ar- rived at the dead tree; they had come for their tools.
Upon the same plea, he told me to bring my tools and clothing home forthwith.