"Good man," grinned a sooty-faced officer, clinging to a handhold.
The reaction of the motion brought him slowly but surely to a handhold in the wall.
He swung himself silently over the brink and hung by a handhold on the rock.
I leaned as far back as I could, and felt about for a handhold.
There was a handhold of iron, a sort of large iron staple, in the bricks in front of them.
He clutched the handhold and rolled backward, as he had seen the men do.
It did not serve to recall Molly in all her glory, to reach hither and yon for a handhold to pull him out of this morass.
Then he had to snatch for a handhold as the spider-machine lunged into a dead run.
The walls of the fissure are of smooth limestone, offering neither foothold nor handhold.
He twisted, grabbed for a handhold and missed and shot up towards the surface.