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If you will come too," he answered, with a gallant little bow.
When Wash walked through the streets such a one had an instinct to pay him homage, to raise his hat or to bow before him.
I am, at your service, Val Jacinto," and he introduced himself with another low bow.
She made an awkward, imperious little bow as she went in.
I am no scholar, and I care not who knows it; but, judging from what I have seen, at deer chases and squirrel hunts, of the sparks below, I should think a rifle in the hands of their grandfathers was not so dangerous as a hickory bow and a good flint-head might be, if drawn with Indian judgment, and sent by an Indian eye.
With a bow to Hepzibah, and a degree of paternal benevolence in his parting nod to Phoebe, the Judge left the shop, and went smiling along the street.
The greater part of the time he scraped on two or three strings, accompanying every movement of the bow with a motion of the head; bowing almost to the ground, and stamping with his foot whenever a fresh couple were to start.
From thence it is the storm of God's quick wrath is first descried, and the bow must bear the earliest brunt.
Three points on the starboard bow, sir, and bringing down her breeze to us
She has neither bow or stern, strictly speaking, for she has a long-bladed rudder on each end and she never turns around.
Your Grace's power, supported, as it is, by so many men-at-arms, may indeed easily strip and scourge me, but cannot compel me to bend or to draw my bow.
Now Giafar had something of importance to say to the Caliph, and had no intention of being put off by mere silence, so with another low bow in front of the throne, he began to speak.