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8073 examples of knee in sentences

But with such a bow to my goddess, that it won for me every heart but that I wanted most to win; for the haughty maid bent not her knee in return.

And though Christ be the eternal Son of God, and the natural Lord and heir of all things, yet 'God hath' in this 'highly exalted him' and given 'him a name which is above every name, that at' (or in [Greek: en]) 'the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven', &c.Phil.

24, &c.) Christ is spoken of purely as that Man whom 'God had highly exalted, and to whom he had given a name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow.'

He wears the usual youth's garment, the short toga, reaching below the knee, and a hollow spheroid of gold suspended round his neck.

pp. of hinchar, swollen. hinojo, m., knee; de s, kneeling; on one's knees. hipocritรณn, very hypocritical; subst.

rodilla, f., knee; de s, kneeling.

Under her thin white gown you could see the big lines of her shoulder and hip, and of her long full thigh, tapering to the knee.

He took her on his knee, and she snuggled there, rubbing her head against his shoulder.

He sat in one of those great cane nursing chairs, Phyllis on one knee, Owen on the other, and Geoffrey perched in the hollow space in the back of the chair, leaning over his shoulder, all as solemn as a court awaiting judgment.

They took up their iron staves and broke the arms of the thieves above and below the elbow; while another archer at the same moment broke their legs, both above and below the knee.

The Blessed Virgin seated herself upon a large cloth spread on the ground, with her right knee, which was slightly raised, and her back resting against some mantles, rolled together so as to from a species of cushion.

The adorable head of Jesus rested upon Mary's knee, and his body was stretched upon a sheet.

I am knee-deepe, ile wade up to the wast, To end my hart of feare, and to atteine The hoped end of my intention.

A trickle of blood showed on the chap of his left leg, which had tightened as his knee twisted under him.

Gently rubbing her head against his penitent knee, she awakens the absorbed poet to a realization of her presence, and to a feeling of pleasure that he is not deserted by all, but has one heart left that beats for him alone.

But hardly had they touched the ground when from the farmhouse a man came running in his shirtsleeves, his lower limbs being garbed in overalls and knee-boots.

He had not refused to quit his feet, but kneeling on one knee, he pressed the tiller down, lashed it, and clinging to the massive timber, faced the tempest with the steadiness of a water-god.

Perceiving that his counsel was useless, the good Augustine turned away, to knee and offer up his own orisons of gratitude, and to bethink him of the dead.

As this grotto is nearly knee-deep filled with water we got on the backs of the boatmen to enter it.

He was the first that bent the knee When the STANDARD waved abroad, He was the first that charged the foe On Preston's bloody sod; And ever, in the van of fight, The foremost still he trod, Until, on bleak Culloden's heath, He gave his soul to God, Like a good old Scottish cavalier, All of the olden time!

And I bend the knee before her, As a captive ought to bow, Pray thee, listen to my pleading, Sovereign of my soul art thou!

She smoothed out the tulle on her knee.

He caught a knee in his hand and looked about him.

She brushed a wafer crumb from her knee.

He caught Dickie's elbow in his hand, twisted him about, thrusting a knee into his back, and with his other long, bony hand he struck him brutally across the face.

Now and then Sheila had to put out her hand to push her knee away from a threatening trunk.

In the midst of this illumination she sat, very stiff and still, in the angular elk-hide-covered chair, and knitted her hands together on her knee.

Sheila took them and held them on her knee.

"Yepwe're an item now," Jennifer said, patting him on the knee.

The beautiful story of the Prodigal Son, as he had heard it in childhood, came full into his mind, and he remembered how often he had read it at his mother's knee.

Oh, how oft, When silently within our gloomy hall Electra sat, and mus'd beside the fire, Have I with anguish'd spirit climb'd her knee, And watch'd her bitter tears with sad amaze!

Farewell, farewell, my lady dear, Ill, ill thou counsell'dst me; I never more may see the babe That smiles upon thy knee.

" Hole"Little hole in your pocket is wusser'n a big one at de knee.

She untied her ragged hoseshe wore two pairstied above the knee with a string, and slipped the money to the foot and in her heavy shoes.

Mr. Buford was shot in his knee.

Willet opened the letter, smoothed it out carefully on his knee, and holding it up to the light until the words stood out clearly, read: "To Hendrik Martinus At Albany.

I do wish you'd be quiet:" and here the Nurse rocked the child on her knee more vigorously than ever.

At last Nurse who had while rocking the sleeping baby on her knee, been watching the child's proceedings, suddenly exclaimed, "Well to be sure, Miss Hermione, you have such patience as I never before did see.

he asked in uncomprehending astonishment, taking the boy on his knee; but when the little scamp had explained, the stupidest person in the world could not plead ignorance.

Harry dropped on one knee, and was in the act of handing the jug in that attitude to Jacob, when the landlord entered.

In an hour the cows were landed, and were grazing in the crater, where the grass was knee-high, and everything possessing life was out of the ship, the rats and cock-roaches perhaps excepted.

But only fools, and they of vast estate, The extremity of modes will imitate, The dangling knee-fringe, and the bib-cravat.

The Montenegrins had taken the outwork, working up on hand and knee, crawling and firing from such cover as they could find until the Turks broke and escaped to the summit, and the Montenegrins lay close behind the wall they had taken.

Then he joined their right hands, and they went down on one knee, and he placed his hands on their heads, and looked up at the audience with a benignant smile, and the curtain fell amid rapturous cheers.

Here the old man leaned forward and laid his hand on the knee of the white, haggard youth.

Soon Hiram liked to have his adorer on his knee, on the arm of his chair, on the table beside him; occasionally he moved his unsteady hand slowly to Simeon's head to give it a pat.

It was the first time he had seen her, it so happened, since she was in knee dresses at public school.

He gave his Hercules-like friend a tremendous clap on the knee.

"But ah! what myriads claim the bended knee! Go, count the busy drops that swell the sea."Rogers.

Oh, oh, if my young babe were born, And set upon the nurse's knee, And I myself were dead and gane, And the green grass growing over me!

He was roused by a touch on his knee, and simultaneously was aware of a new sound from the piazza.

; knee, takes a young Methodist on his, ii. 120; a Highland beauty, v. 261; knotting, tried, iii. 242; iv. 284; knowledge, at the age of eighteen, i. 445; exact, iii. 319; varied, iii. 22; iv.

He had carried his chair to a corner of the room, and there he sat, his face half-hidden, resting upon his breast, his knee drawn up and pressed tightly by his clasped handsthose very hands, small and marble-white, forming a ghastful contrast to the raven hair that fell thickly on his back.

He placed his hand upon my knee in great delight, patted it, and then the wound which I had dressed.

He was dressed in threadbare black; a pair of long leather gaiters, buckled high above his knee, protecting his thin shanks through moss and pool; and the singularity of his appearance was heightened by a wide-leafed felt hat, over which he had tied his handkerchief, so as to bring the leaf of it over his ears, and to secure it from being whirled from his head by the storm.

" As the old man, with his harsh old voice, thus spoke, he unknotted his handkerchief and bet the rain-drops from his hat upon his knee.

It was a year after he deed, and Tom Ettles was walking home, down by the Birken Stoop one night, and not a soul nigh, when he sees a big ball, as high as his knee, whirlin' and spangin' away before him on the road.

Accordingly she settled down to her needlework, while the Regent of England leaned his head against her knee, and his mother told him that ageless tale of Lord Huon, who in a wood near Babylon encountered the King of Faรซry, and subsequently bereaved an atrocious Emir of his beard and daughter.

Old flannel shirt, old coat, old pair of trousers shortened to the knee, and golf stockings.

Instructions for operating the Singer portable electric sewing machine no. 99, attachments 120360, with knee control, by Archibald Tregaskis.

Earl Jefferson Hamilton (A); 26Apr63; R314963. HAMILTON, HARRY. Banjo on my knee.

no. 99 with knee control, by Archibald Tregaskis.

Instructions for operating the Singer portable electric sewing machine no. 99, attachments 120360, with knee control, by Archibald Tregaskis.

A fairy leapt upon my knee.

He clutched at Horrocks and missed, his foot went back into empty air; in mid-air he twisted himself, and then cheek and shoulder and knee struck the hot cone together.

First, the scientific manager was gripped round the body and swung towards the big dynamo, then, kicking with his knee and forcing his antagonist's head down with his hands, he loosened the grip on his waist and swung round away from the machine.

He had a sheet of yellow paper on his knee.

He sat on the couch, facing the door, put the sword by his side and held one of the pistols, cocked and resting on his knee.

"So you have been here two whole days without finding me out," said the Doctor, seating Dodo comfortably on his knee.

I have always found him reasonable so long as you bend the knee to him.

Another girl, in a shrimp-pink evening gown, one silken knee drooping over the other, lay half buried among the cushions, singing the air which the player at the piano picked out by ear.

And suddenly he had dropped to one knee, and the hem of her gray garb was against his lipsand it was a thing of another age that he did, there on one knee at her feet, but it became him as it had become his ancestors.

And suddenly he had dropped to one knee, and the hem of her gray garb was against his lipsand it was a thing of another age that he did, there on one knee at her feet, but it became him as it had become his ancestors.

Beside him, knee to knee, rode Berkley, his features like marble, his eyes ablaze.

Beside him, knee to knee, rode Berkley, his features like marble, his eyes ablaze.

They were walking together in a secluded lane that led from behind the Farm Hospital barns to a little patch of woodland through which a clear stream sparkled, a silent, intimate, leafy oasis amid an army-ridden desert, where there was only a cow to stare at them, knee deep in young mint, only a shy cardinal bird to interrupt them with its exquisite litany.

And, when she saw he was asleep, she sat silent, hands nervously clasped above the Bible on her knee.

Over such ground, founderous and scored knee-deep with ruts, it was plain that no wheeled carriage could move at speed; and the pursuers had this to cheer them.

Instead, she felt herself lifted up, something struck her sharply on the knee; the next moment she fell violently and all huddled up onit might have been the ground, for all she knew; it really was the seat of a carriage.

Tight lacing, tight collars, knee bands and garters, and thin, tight shoes and boots, are not only foolish, but incompatible with high health.

He requested me, whenever I bowed the knee, to remember him.

While we were debating on what was best to be done, we observed a light from the shore, and made for it; but, it being low water, our boat stuck fast in the slime long before we reached the banks; we were, consequently, obliged to wade knee-deep through the slippery mud.

The foreground was formed by a line of naked savages, each resting on one knee, with musket advanced, their gaze fixed on the opposite party, their fine, broad, muscular backs contrasting with the dark foliage in front, and catching the gleam of the rising sun.

I used to think that a cat was a tame animal, who lapped milk, slept, rolled up ornamentally on a rug, now and then chased his tail, and now and then played gracefully with a ball, came and sat on your knee when you invited him, and caught mice, if mice came where he was.

" One morning, when he had been out all night, and did not return until almost breakfast-time, he was sitting on my knee, making his toilette, while I argued the matter with him.

His left knee also no longer stood out under the curtain in front, but showed a change of position.

A ribbon was tied around each leg above the knee, and the ends sewed to his trowsers.

He held, as directed, one slate up under the table, and the Medium held the other under the table over his own knee.

Some Burgundians had escaladed a part of the ramparts; Joan Hachette arrived there just as one of them was planting his flag on the spot; she pushed him over the side into the ditch, and went down in pursuit of him; the man fell on one knee; Joan struck him down, took possession of the flag, and mounted up to the ramparts again, crying, "Victory!"

The said Reginald de Moussy, having warning of the fact, and without borrowing aid of a soul (for bold man was he by reason of his virtues), entered the king's chamber, and, falling on one knee, announced, according to order, the service which his master had done, and without which the kingdom of France was in danger of ruin, whereof he set forth the reasons.

LADY DELAHUNTY Such as playin' cricket and polo, and drinkin' afternoon tea with a napkin on his knee, like one of the gentry themselves.

Well, I was about to say, when you interrupted, that when Finbarr has learnt how to behave like a real gentleman, and can hold a cup of afternoon tea on his knee without spillin' it all over himself, then he may aspire to higher things, and want a wife who can play the violin as well as the piano, and speak all the languages in the world also.

Although two broken fingers, a bruised knee, A chin knocked out of shape, and one lost tooth Are trying little items, to tell truth.

"Sire," he said, falling on one knee; "all is now ready.

He sat looking from one to the other of them, dazedly, for a space; then he resumed: "Say, I thought there was something queer about that stunt of hers!" "Tell us about it," suggested Ashton-Kirk, crossing his legs and clasping one knee with his hands.

In the meantime, work went on as before the woman had come in, nor was a word spoken, till Shanty, looking up from the horse-shoe which he was hammering, remarked in his own mind, that he wondered that the little one stretched on the woman's knee, was not awakened and frightened by the noise of the forge; but there the creature lies, he thought, as if it had neither sense or hearing.

She would even, when directed so to do, steal across the floor, and accept a seat on Mr. Dymock's knee, and gradually she got very fond of him.

Would that I could give an impression of the dear host at the head of his dinner-table, dressed in black silk knee-breeches and velvet cutaway coata survival of a politer time, not an affectation of itbeaming on his guests with his very brown eyes!

Dressed in a snuff-coloured suit, with knee-breeches and shining shoe buckles, he appeared walking down the little street of Portadown leaning heavily upon a blackthorn stick and murmuring sadly, "Nobody cares for me, nobody takes any notice of me."

He loved old fashions; wore knee-breeches, and silver buckles in his shoes; brewed metheglin in his closet, and drank it from silver-pegged flagons; and kept diet bread on a salver to offer his visitors.