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within reach

see: in reach
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  • In a narrow little fissure, just within reach of my forefinger, I felt the chain.

    The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
  • For to lose what is within reach of his spoon is hard indeed for any boy to bear.

    The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys Gulielma Zollinger
  • It is a marvel of patient and skilful labor, and tells its story, no doubt, if the means of reading it were only within reach.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • His diary was within reach, and he thought over his abbreviated week-end.

    The Education of Eric Lane Stephen McKenna
  • But the golden knocker, underneath those golden words, was so low as to be within reach of the youngest children.

    The Ravens and the Angels Elizabeth Rundle Charles

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