with (one's) own fair hands

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with (one's) own fair hands

By oneself; without assistance. I built this boat with my own fair hands, and I'm very proud of it.
See also: fair, hand, own
References in classic literature ?
They sent for some oil of John's wort, and Altisidora herself with her own fair hands bandaged all the wounded parts; and as she did so she said to him in a low voice.
Miss Miggs, whose gentle heart was touched, did not wait for the oath (knowing how strong the temptation was, and fearing he might forswear himself), but tripped lightly down the stairs, and with her own fair hands drew back the rough fastenings of the workshop window.
Mrs Squeers looked vastly gracious on receiving this reply; and nodding to Squeers, as much as to say that she was glad to find the young man knew his station, assisted Nicholas to a slice of meat with her own fair hands.
This year she's going homemade and creating everything from door wreaths to teddy bears with her own fair hands.
During Fi's first week, she bounced in one morning with some freshly baked bread - made with her own fair hands - and some raspberry jam, again home made and with raspberries picked from her garden no less
Jen makes J-Lo, although we don't think she sews them with her own fair hands.