The sol- diers were bended
and stooped like sprinters be- fore a signal.
But neither could she doubt the righteousness of the prayer that was being read on bended
At his heels, on stringy bended
legs, supporting herself with knuckles to the ground on either side, walked an old female of the Tree People, his latest wife.
Now she tiptoed forward and laid her hand lightly upon his bended
I wouldn't marry you if you went down on your bended
knees to me.
Sire, we supplicate you, with clasped hands and bended
knees, as a divinity is supplicated
Black Letter tells me that Sir Martin Frobisher on his return from that voyage, when Queen Bess did gallantly wave her jewelled hand to him from a window of Greenwich Palace, as his bold ship sailed down the Thames; when Sir Martin returned from that voyage, saith Black Letter, on bended
knees he presented to her highness a prodigious long horn of the Narwhale, which for a long period after hung in the castle at Windsor.
Thou askest me that -- and thus I answer thee -- Thus on my bended
knee I answer thee.
The harpoon, said Ahab, half way rising, and draggingly leaning on one bended
arm -- is it safe?
Hubert, who, as victor in the first trial of skill, had the right to shoot first, took his aim with great deliberation, long measuring the distance with his eye, while he held in his hand his bended
bow, with the arrow placed on the string.
So he broke into the 'Tivity Hymm, just as at Christmas carol-singing; when, lo and behold, down went the bull on his bended
knees, in his ignorance, just as if
His favorites and the women kept on bended
knees during this solemn visit.