He was filled with an ambition to be a political power, as his father had been, and the dead hand brought him the place.
That thought was like the sweeping of a dead hand across his face.
We found one who in his dying agony had evidently taken from his pocket a letter which now lay a sodden mass in his dead hand.
God forbid that I should have lived too long under the grasp of a dead hand.
A dead hand grasped his heart and the same dead hand grasped hers.
Here I can turn my back on Diversity and see where its dead hand cannot reach.
He sits up so as to catch the hand which is pulling at the clothes, and I take care that he should get hold of the dead hand.
The part, forsooth, is to be rubbed with the dead hand for some time.
For twenty-one years after his generation has passed away, his dead hand may rule the wealth which its living skill amassed.
The dark cloud that separated them took the form of a dead hand.