He could hardly go empty-handed, and the benefits of the move had been pointed out to him often.
She would not go back empty-handed, to die in that dreadful place with her poor father.
The offering was sold out by noon, and many went away empty-handed.
No one who appealed to his social conscience ever went away from him empty-handed.
All little ones were welcome, and never a one went away empty-handed.
We have come out for supplies, and can scarce go back empty-handed.
But if he rejects it, both players go away empty-handed.
And for those who go away empty-handed this time, there is word of new awards to come.
Now the longer he stays away, the harder it gets to go back empty-handed.
All the same, there was no reason why he should go back empty-handed.