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  • I found that my left hand was trembling, so I used it to double-grip my gun.

    The Killing Kind

  • Fond of knitting, she did so even when entertaining and was known to greet her guests, however illustrious, with a ball of yarn protruding from an outside pocket and some half-knit stocking in her left hand as she extended her right.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Keep your shoulders level and your hands four finger-widths below the navel, with the left hand underneath, palm up, and the right hand on top of it, also palm up, your thumbs touching to form a triangle.

    How to See Yourself As You Really Are

  • Slide your left hand between your thigh and your baby, and support her head in a burp-hold thumb near one cheek and forefingers near the other.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • He held up the biosynthetic left hand that replaced his original, lost—along with so much else—at Galvan VI.

    Breakdowns

  • In Byzantine art He is the Pantocrator creator of all, motionless, frontal, a figure of great dignity with a hypnotic glance, his right hand raised in blessing, his left hand holding the book of the Gospels, a cruciform halo encircling his head.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • Place your left hand over your solar plexus, which is located between your lower ribs, and your right hand over your navel.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • But that does not apply to the coalition's decision on which company wins the contract to build 1,200 Thameslink train carriages – there the truth is surely that the left hand knows perfectly well what the right is up to but could not give a stuff.

    Bombardier job losses: Train wreck | Editorial

  • He glanced down at his left hand and said another silent prayer of thanks that he managed to retain it after an explosion of his console hurled debris at him at Galvan VI.

    Creative Couplings

  • I took my left hand from the steering wheel to point out a flock of egrets flying just outside the driver's-side window and the Cadillac veered off the road.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

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