Sentence Examples with the word handy

The changes introduced by the Genevan translators were, as a rule, a great improvement, and the version received a ready welcome and immediate popularity, not only on account of its intrinsic merits, but because of its handy size, usually that of a small quarto, and of its being printed, like Whittingham's New Testament, in a readable Roman type instead of black letter.

It comes in handy when you have a younger brother.

A cheap and handy edition of the text alone is that by A.

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I thought it looked interesting and might come in handy when I bake for the church.

It had been converted to a tack room but the faucet was handy for watering the horses.

For a handy edition of the Apology see G.

All that education might come in handy if we have trouble.

It might be something handy to know next time the church had a bake sale.

Thy coffin lies handy to the vault.

In 1855 Gray brought out, as one of the Museum publications, A Catalogue of the Genera and Subgenera of Birds, a handy little volume, naturally founded on the larger works.