In the son's presence she was timid and reserved, but sometimes while he hurried about town intent upon his duties as a reporter, she went into his room and closing the door knelt
by a little desk, made of a kitchen table, that sat near a window.
complained Tom, after having been knelt
to by the Indian's wife and child, who called him the "preserver" and other endearing titles of the same kind.
Shimerda rose, crossed himself, and quietly knelt
down before the tree, his head sunk forward.
Inaudible the creaking joints of her stiffened knees, as she knelt
down by the bedside.
Old Roger Chillingworth knelt
down beside him, with a blank, dull countenance, out of which the life seemed to have departed,
before him, with clasped hands, and with an absorbed expression of love, trust, adoration, on his quiet face.
At a sign from a sort of master of ceremonies, six or eight of the prisoners rose and came forward in a body and knelt
on the floor and lifted up their hands toward the ladies' gallery and begged the grace of a word with the queen.
We bore her home, all mangled and drenched in blood, and knelt
by her and listened to her broken and wandering words, and prayed for her passing spirit, and there was no comfort - nor ever will be, I think.
Then he knelt
by the fire and painfully wrote something upon each of these with his "red keel"; one he rolled up and put in his jacket pocket, and the other he put in Joe's hat and removed it to a little distance from the owner.
Now, like Mira, it was cold and quiet, wrapped in its shroud of snow; but Rebecca knelt
by the brink, and putting her ear to the glaze of ice, fancied, where it used to be deepest, she could hear a faint, tinkling sound.
The impulse of gratitude swelled my heart, and I knelt
down at the bedside, and offered up thanks where thanks were due; not forgetting, ere I rose, to implore aid on my further path, and the power of meriting the kindness which seemed so frankly offered me before it was earned.
Heathcliff had knelt
on one knee to embrace her; he attempted to rise, but she seized his hair, and kept him down.