Sentence Examples

  • Previous deputies had addressed the king on their bended knees, whereas the representatives of the Catholics had been permitted to stand.
  • An Irish author avers that the Earl of Leicester, on bended knees, did likewise present to her highness another horn, pertaining to a land beast of the unicorn nature.
  • "The harpoon," said Ahab, half way rising, and draggingly leaning on one bended arm--"is it safe?"
  • I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
  • But neither could she doubt the righteousness of the prayer that was being read on bended knees.

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