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At the same instant the ape-man dropped from an overhanging limb full upon the lion's back and as he alighted he plunged his knife into the tawny side behind the left shoulder, tangled the fingers of his right hand in the long mane, buried his teeth in Numa's neck and wound his powerful legs about the beast's torso.
Lizzie took her right hand from the scull it held, and touched her lips with it, and for a moment held it out lovingly towards him: then, without speaking, she resumed her rowing, as another boat of similar appearance, though in rather better trim, came out from a dark place and dropped softly alongside.
The patterns of a twin's right hand are not the same as those on his left.
As for thee, Little John," said Robin, turning to him and laughing, "thou wilt start once more for Ancaster, and we will go part way with thee, for I will not have thee turn again to either the right hand or the left till thou hast fairly gotten away from Sherwood.
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen, UK, believe the explanation may stem from actions that require us to use both hands at the same time, which may bias right-handers toward choosing their right hands.
Landing solid right hands and cracking left hooks any time he wanted to, and slipping probably 90 percent of what Carlos Baldomir doled out, Mayweather took the World Boxing Council welterweight belt from Baldomir in front of about 9,000.
When using a stone to crack open nuts, about half the animals hammer exclusively with their right hands, the rest with their left.
Mayweather, who threw very few right hands after the ninth round, dominated the entire fight, but he picked up the pace in the fifth round, landing numerous stinging right hands to the head of Baldomir.
Based on laboratory observations such as the one described above, Kuhl suggests monkeys use their right hands to perform well-practiced, precise manipulations, especially when they cannot clearly see what they are handling.
I was trying with straight over-the-top right hands and then straight over the eye and it was swelling up.