If I put an end to your enemy, will you bow down
to me and obey me as King of the Forest?
We live in freedom, but you bow down
to and slave for men, who in return for your services flog you with whips and put collars on your necks.
Michael,' he says, 'come here and bow down
to his feet; and you, young woman, you bow down
too; and you, grandchildren, also bow down
On this he put the bow down
, letting it lean against the door
That is the King of birds,' said the wolf, 'before whom we must bow down
The ceremony made use of at the reception of a stranger is somewhat unusual; as soon as he enters, all the courtiers strike him with their cudgels till he goes back to the door; the amity then subsisting between us did not secure me from this uncouth reception, which they told me, upon my demanding the reason of it, was to show those whom they treated with that they were the bravest people in the world, and that all other nations ought to bow down
As Queequeg's Ramadan, or Fasting and Humiliation, was to continue all day, I did not choose to disturb him till towards night-fall; for I cherish the greatest respect towards everybody's religious obligations, never mind how comical, and could not find it in my heart to undervalue even a congregation of ants worshipping a toad-stool; or those other creatures in certain parts of our earth, who with a degree of footmanism quite unprecedented in other planets, bow down
before the torso of a deceased landed proprietor merely on account of the inordinate possessions yet owned and rented in his name.
still to the commoner, always to the commoner) pa- tience, meanness of spirit, non-resistance under op- pression; and she introduced heritable ranks and aristocracies, and taught all the Christian populations of the earth to bow down
to them and worship them.
I do not speak of such women, Pellisson, I speak of a noble and beautiful creature who joins to the intelligence and wit of her sex the valor and coolness of ours; I speak of a woman, handsome enough to make the walls of a prison bow down
to salute her, discreet enough to let no one suspect by whom she has been sent.
But they must be sorry folk to bow down
to the rich in such a fashion," said big John.
I'll tell you why you came here myself: you see, I don't give you your wages, you are so proud you don't want to bow down
and ask for it, and so you come to punish me with your stupid stares, to worry me and you have no sus.
There would be a fleeting glimpse of the three men flinging water in frantic haste, when she would topple over and fall into the yawning valley, bow down
and showing her full inside length to the stern upreared almost directly above the bow.