This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

bowed

bowed Sentence Examples

  • She crossed herself and bowed her head.

    79
    19
  • Finally he bowed over her hand.

    51
    27
  • Hilden bowed and left.

    44
    14
  • The young girl bowed her head but said nothing.

    28
    7
  • She, too, bowed her head without hesitation.

    28
    9
  • The prince bowed to signify his respect and gratitude.

    20
    3
  • They bowed, and he strode toward the gate, trailed by his men.

    17
    1
  • She scowled at him at first, but then understanding the generosity of his evi­dently out-of-character act, bowed politely in acknowledgment.

    17
    4
  • The eldest, D'Ryn, bowed and greeted him.

    14
    0
  • Only Betsy was raised outside of New England and she easily bowed to our collective desires to remain within its six state bounds.

    11
    1
  • Cynthia eventually bowed to Martha's sobs and crept into her room, spending most of the dark hours holding the grieving child.

    11
    1
  • As if sensing the same, the blonde bowed her head in deferment without moving.

    10
    4
  • The two spoke for a few moments before Xander bowed his head and walked away.

    10
    6
  • Even Quinn bowed his head and agreed.

    8
    1
  • Several burly guards bowed to Sirian and Rissa and trailed them into the street.

    7
    2
  • Gio bowed and got into the Hummer.

    6
    2
  • Mrs. Glass bowed her head.

    6
    2
  • No, though I admit with head bowed, I lusted after her in my mind enough times.

    5
    5
  • Jared bowed his head and fled, well aware of the power of the demon lord's fury.

    4
    1
  • Jetr bowed his head, sensing the dismissal.

    4
    2
  • Both death dealers bowed their heads without hesitation.

    3
    1
  • Andre clasped his shoulder, bowed his head, and disappeared.

    3
    1
  • To her surprise, they bowed and moved on.

    3
    2
  • He bowed his head and left her alone with the madman..

    2
    0
  • Dean closed his eyes and bowed his head on his arm.

    2
    0
  • Dean closed his eyes and bowed his head on his arm.

    2
    0
  • Prince Bagration bowed his head as a sign that this was exactly what he had desired and expected.

    2
    0
  • Faust wore new hiking shorts that exposed bowed legs as white as winter.

    2
    1
  • The robed man bowed and retreated to the door.

    2
    1
  • Kiera bowed her head as she'd seen the sisters do, trying hard not to look guilty like she'd overheard his conversation.

    2
    1
  • Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.

    2
    1
  • When Elisabeth finished dinner, Jackson bowed with a flourish.

    2
    1
  • Her most trusted friend and servant bowed and returned to the dark forms.

    2
    1
  • Her most trusted friend and servant bowed and returned to the dark forms.

    2
    1
  • But he smiled and bowed as he answered:

    2
    1
  • "By your leave, ikir," the Watcher said and bowed his head again.

    2
    2
  • Damian's head was bowed, his tense body still.

    2
    2
  • Then a little man jumped out of the basket, took off his tall hat, and bowed very gracefully to the crowd of Mangaboos around him.

    2
    2
  • Edward bowed very gracefully, and his sister curtsied.

    2
    2
  • He bowed and walked away.

    2
    3
  • At her nod, he bowed and left.

    2
    4
  • Two bowed his head, and the green-eyed man was gone in a sparkle of light.

    1
    0
  • Then, with her head bowed, taking small spoonfuls, she asked, If I did something really bad—if I broke a really important rule, what would you do?

    1
    0
  • She sat alone in the darkened car, waiting, her head bowed low.

    1
    0
  • The demons they passed bowed to Darkyn, their eyes riveted to her once the scary creature strode by.

    1
    0
  • Somehow, Deidre wasn't surprised the creepy demon everyone bowed to was the Dark One.

    1
    0
  • Sasha bowed his head in a mocking show of respect.

    1
    0
  • Darkyn strode past him, and Jade bowed his head again.

    1
    0
  • The boys all bowed and watched her walk back into the house, curious and excited.

    1
    0
  • At her entrance, those in the nearest circle with Ne'Rin ceased their activity and bowed, then stood in a line and waited.

    1
    0
  • "I am honored," he said, and bowed his head.

    1
    0
  • He appeared satisfied, bowed, and walked away.

    1
    0
  • Mansr offered no other advice but rose and bowed once more before striding to the door.

    1
    0
  • He bowed out after several rounds to watch a heated match between two warriors casting loud taunts at each other as they battled.

    1
    0
  • Taran bowed his head in deference to his master.

    1
    0
  • Both bowed, and he stepped aside as they entered the bedchamber.

    1
    0
  • She sat alone in the darkened car, waiting, her head bowed low.

    1
    0
  • At her entrance, those in the nearest circle with Ne'Rin ceased their activity and bowed, then stood in a line and waited.

    1
    0
  • The greatest princes bowed before him; it was he who consecrated the emperor.

    1
    0
  • He speaks of himself as being low in stature, and at the time of his writing bowed down by age and ill-health (ii.

    1
    0
  • There were kings of Syria in the train of Alexander who thought he was mad when he bowed before the high priest.

    1
    0
  • The king, Wajid Ali, bowed to irresistible force, though he ever refused to recognize the justice of his deposition.

    1
    0
  • Milan had recovered its greatness, ecclesiastically as well as politically; it scarcely bowed to Rome, and it aspired to the position of a sovereign city, mistress over its neighbours.

    1
    0
  • A contemporary account of it says that in spite of Edwards's academic style of preaching, the assembly was " deeply impressed and bowed down, with an awful conviction of their sin and danger.

    1
    0
  • His uncomfortable little house he speaks of as his "hospital" and his "prison;" his wife's health was broken and he was bowed down by the number of his children, who often lacked even clothes and food.

    1
    0
  • 18, God is made to say, "Yet I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed unto Baal, and every mouth which bath not kissed him."

    1
    0
  • When he appeared either in church or chapter all present rose and bowed.

    1
    0
  • It was long remembered how all the kings of this island, both the Welsh and the Scots, eight kings, came to him once upon a time on one day and all bowed to his governance.

    1
    0
  • John of Gaunt bowed before the storm, retired to his estates, and for some time took little part in affairs of state.

    1
    0
  • A tragedy, Anne Boleyn, followed in 1826; and Milman also wrote "When our heads are bowed with woe," and other hymns; an admirable version of the Sanskrit episode of Nala and Damayanti; and translations of the Agamemnon of Aeschylus and the Bacchae of Euripides.

    1
    0
  • Then all the people bowed low to her, and the Prince turned and walked away alone.

    1
    0
  • "In that case you are very welcome!" cried all the servants, and it pleased the Wizard to note the respect with which the royal retainers bowed before him.

    1
    0
  • When the people saw me come from the sky they naturally thought me some superior creature, and bowed down before me.

    1
    0
  • Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.

    1
    0
  • Al Farra bowed low, but said nothing; and the caliph went on.

    1
    0
  • On his way to the aunt he bowed to the little princess with a pleased smile, as to an intimate acquaintance.

    1
    0
  • The vicomte bowed and smiled courteously in token of his willingness to comply.

    1
    0
  • Boris bowed again politely.

    1
    0
  • Pierre stood looking at the sisters; then he bowed and said: Then I will go to my rooms.

    1
    0
  • Kutuzov bowed with the same smile.

    1
    0
  • Then wrinkles ran over his face like a wave and his forehead became smooth again, he bowed his head respectfully, closed his eyes, silently let Mack enter his room before him, and closed the door himself behind him.

    1
    0
  • He bowed his head and scraped first with one foot and then with the other, awkwardly, like a child at a dancing lesson.

    1
    0
  • Prince Bagration bowed his head in sign of assent and approval.

    1
    0
  • The prince bowed his head and went up to the porch.

    1
    0
  • He left the room and went to the waiting room where Alpatych stood with bowed head.

    1
    0
  • The generals bowed and retired.

    1
    0
  • But Kutuzov, with respectfully bowed head, seemed also to be waiting.

    1
    0
  • Bagration bowed his head and listened:

    1
    0
  • and Count Rostov, glancing angrily at the author who went on reading his verses, bowed to Bagration.

    1
    0
  • When at last, smartly whirling his partner round in front of her chair, he drew up with a click of his spurs and bowed to her, Natasha did not even make him a curtsy.

    1
    0
  • Willarski bowed his head.

    1
    0
  • But Rostov bowed himself away from the doctor and asked the assistant to show him the way.

    1
    0
  • Rostov looked frowningly at the Frenchmen, bowed reluctantly, and remained silent.

    1
    0
  • The general bowed his head respectfully, and the monarch mounted and rode down the street at a gallop.

    1
    0
  • Closing his eyes, he bowed a la francaise, without taking leave, and trying to attract as little attention as possible, he left the room.

    1
    0
  • Boris, fluttering as if he had not had time to withdraw, respectfully pressed close to the doorpost with bowed head.

    1
    0
  • Balashev bowed his head with an air indicating that he would like to make his bow and leave, and only listened because he could not help hearing what was said to him.

    1
    0
  • Two bowed his head, awaiting a beating that never came.

    1
    1
  • When he had finished, he bowed, and waited, hoping that he would be rewarded.

    1
    1
  • The latter bowed his head respectfully.

    1
    1
  • Balashev bowed his head affirmatively.

    1
    1
  • Balashev made no reply and bowed his head in silence.

    1
    1
  • Today many of these beautiful antique bowed glass china cabinets grace the homes of antique collectors creating a focal point in a room.

    1
    1
  • Skeletal deformities, such as a twisted spine (scoliosis), curved spine (humpback), or bowed legs.

    1
    1
  • Twisting or curving of the spine and bowed legs may be corrected to some degree by surgical treatment or the wearing of a special brace.

    1
    1
  • The symptoms of rickets include bowed legs and bowed arms.

    1
    1
  • The bowed appearance is due to the softening of bones, and their bending if the bones are weight-bearing.

    1
    1
  • Such signs include skeletal pain, bowed limbs, and impaired growth.

    1
    1
  • On the other hand, already established deformities such as bowed legs and the rachitic rosary persist throughout adult life.

    1
    1
  • This disease is easily characterized by bowed legs, and sometimes even bowed arms, along with chronic bone pain and muscle weakness.

    1
    1
  • They gladly granted permission, and the hunter then bowed to kiss the special jewel-encrusted ring worn by the lady.

    1
    1
  • Several of the men bowed out of the competition along the way, but one such quitter, London, eventually came back to the show and won the competition.

    1
    1
  • He is an active teenager and an avid soccer player, though his soccer has had to be sidelined while he deals with problems resulting from his bowed legs.

    1
    1
  • Sweeney replaced the original host, Caroline Rhea, who had bowed out of the series after the first season.

    1
    1
  • When the Hobbits would have bowed to Aragorn, the newly crowned King of Gondor, he refused to accept their obeisance and bowed to them instead, sending all in Gondor to their knees before the tiny Hobbits.

    1
    1
  • He smiled as we bowed our heads.

    1
    2
  • His head was bowed near hers, eyes closed, as if he was…pleased to share the moment with her.

    1
    2
  • The man bowed his head without hesitation.

    1
    2
  • A'Ran lifted his chin to his uncle, who bowed in response to the dismissal and left.

    1
    2
  • She stood up and bowed when she discovered eight different digits appeared, the numbers two through nine.

    1
    2
  • The messenger bowed again and fled.

    1
    2
  • Taran bowed to Memon, whose dark chuckle was anything but assuring.

    1
    2
  • The vamp bowed his head and pushed past Jenn.

    0
    0
  • Vamps moved out of his way as he strode through the halls, and several bowed their heads as he passed.

    0
    0
  • "She flew," Dusty said, leveling a look on Jake, who stood in a corner with his head bowed.

    0
    0
  • Dusty's whisper brought him out of his mind, and he realized he was kneeling on the floor with his head bowed.

    0
    0
  • For someone like him … he never even bowed down to the Dark One.

    0
    0
  • The super-demon bowed his head and left.  Darkyn watched him go then looked again at the hourglass.  He hadn't expected Death to quit, but she was about to give him a new window of opportunity, one that might be more powerful.  He might soon take over the underworld and its army of souls.

    0
    0
  • She smiled at Fred, who bowed.

    0
    0
  • He swung it open, and the youth bowed.

    0
    0
  • At last, the purple-eyed man bowed his head.

    0
    0
  • The nearest vamps bowed their heads and moved away from him.

    0
    0
  • He was kindly dismissed by the pope not long after, with a letter recommending him to the protection of the bishops of Tours and Angers, and another pronouncing anathema on all who should do him any injury or call him a heretic. He returned home, overwhelmed with shame and bowed down with sorrow for having a second time been guilty of a great impiety.

    0
    0
  • Yahweh appears to plead with His people for their sins, but the sinners are no longer a careless and oppressive aristocracy buoyed up by deceptive assurances of Yahweh's help, by prophecies of wine and strong drink; they are bowed down by a religion of terror, wearied with attempts to propitiate an angry God by countless offerings, and even by the sacrifice of the first-born.

    0
    0
  • If D is removed and the string is bowed in the middle, the fundamental is brought out.

    0
    0
  • If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

    0
    0
  • 36, for the fundamental and the first harmonic. When a string is struck or bowed at a point, any harmonic with a node at that point is absent.

    0
    0
  • The plate is then bowed at the edge and is thrown into vibration between nodal lines or curves and the sand is thrown from the moving parts or ventral segments into these lines, forming " Chladni's figures."

    0
    0
  • The torsional vibrations of a wire are excited when it is bowed.

    0
    0
  • If small paper rings are put on a monochord wire they rotate through these vibrations when the wire is bowed.

    0
    0
  • There are also hooped or bowed canaries, feather-footed forms and top-knots, the latter having a distinct crest on the head; but the offspring of two such top-knotted canaries, instead of showing an increased development of crest, as might be expected, are apt to be bald on the crown.

    0
    0
  • His old ambition changed into a desire for the safe aggrandizement of his family, which he magnificently achieved, and with that end he bowed before Richelieu, whose niece he forced his son to marry.

    0
    0
  • Till Amos (with the solitary exception of Micaiah ben Imlah, in i Kings xxii.) prophecy was optimist - even Elijah, if he denounced the destruction of a dynasty and the annihilation of all who had bowed the knee to Baal, never doubted of the future of the nation when only the faithful remained; but the new prophecy is pessimist - it knows that Israel is rotten to the core, and that the whole fabric of society must be dissolved before reconstruction is possible.

    0
    0
  • In front of the Brazos and the Colorado, the largest of the Texan rivers, the coast-line is very gently bowed forward, as if by delta growth, and the sea touches the mainland in a nearly straight shore line.

    0
    0
  • (1207-1213; see Langton, Stephen) he prejudiced his case by proposing a worthless favourite for the primacy and by plundering those of the clergy who bowed to the pope's sentences.

    0
    0
  • The greatest princes bowed before him; it was he who consecrated the emperor.

    0
    0
  • He speaks of himself as being low in stature, and at the time of his writing bowed down by age and ill-health (ii.

    0
    0
  • There were kings of Syria in the train of Alexander who thought he was mad when he bowed before the high priest.

    0
    0
  • The king, Wajid Ali, bowed to irresistible force, though he ever refused to recognize the justice of his deposition.

    0
    0
  • Milan had recovered its greatness, ecclesiastically as well as politically; it scarcely bowed to Rome, and it aspired to the position of a sovereign city, mistress over its neighbours.

    0
    0
  • A contemporary account of it says that in spite of Edwards's academic style of preaching, the assembly was " deeply impressed and bowed down, with an awful conviction of their sin and danger.

    0
    0
  • His uncomfortable little house he speaks of as his "hospital" and his "prison;" his wife's health was broken and he was bowed down by the number of his children, who often lacked even clothes and food.

    0
    0
  • 18, God is made to say, "Yet I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed unto Baal, and every mouth which bath not kissed him."

    0
    0
  • When he appeared either in church or chapter all present rose and bowed.

    0
    0
  • It was long remembered how all the kings of this island, both the Welsh and the Scots, eight kings, came to him once upon a time on one day and all bowed to his governance.

    0
    0
  • John of Gaunt bowed before the storm, retired to his estates, and for some time took little part in affairs of state.

    0
    0
  • A tragedy, Anne Boleyn, followed in 1826; and Milman also wrote "When our heads are bowed with woe," and other hymns; an admirable version of the Sanskrit episode of Nala and Damayanti; and translations of the Agamemnon of Aeschylus and the Bacchae of Euripides.

    0
    0
  • Finally he bowed over her hand.

    0
    0
  • He smiled as we bowed our heads.

    0
    0
  • Only Betsy was raised outside of New England and she easily bowed to our collective desires to remain within its six state bounds.

    0
    0
  • Even Quinn bowed his head and agreed.

    0
    0
  • No, though I admit with head bowed, I lusted after her in my mind enough times.

    0
    0
  • As if sensing the same, the blonde bowed her head in deferment without moving.

    0
    0
  • The vamp bowed his head and pushed past Jenn.

    0
    0
  • The two spoke for a few moments before Xander bowed his head and walked away.

    0
    0
  • Vamps moved out of his way as he strode through the halls, and several bowed their heads as he passed.

    0
    0
  • "By your leave, ikir," the Watcher said and bowed his head again.

    0
    0
  • "She flew," Dusty said, leveling a look on Jake, who stood in a corner with his head bowed.

    0
    0
  • Dusty's whisper brought him out of his mind, and he realized he was kneeling on the floor with his head bowed.

    0
    0
  • Damian's head was bowed, his tense body still.

    0
    0
  • Two bowed his head, awaiting a beating that never came.

    0
    0
  • Two bowed his head, and the green-eyed man was gone in a sparkle of light.

    0
    0
  • For someone like him … he never even bowed down to the Dark One.

    0
    0
  • His head was bowed near hers, eyes closed, as if he was…pleased to share the moment with her.

    0
    0
  • To her surprise, they bowed and moved on.

    0
    0
  • The young girl bowed her head but said nothing.

    0
    0
  • Then, with her head bowed, taking small spoonfuls, she asked, If I did something really bad—if I broke a really important rule, what would you do?

    0
    0
  • Cynthia eventually bowed to Martha's sobs and crept into her room, spending most of the dark hours holding the grieving child.

    0
    0
  • Faust wore new hiking shorts that exposed bowed legs as white as winter.

    0
    0
  • Both death dealers bowed their heads without hesitation.

    0
    0
  • Without taking his eyes off Gabriel, the ruthless demon lord that knew no mercy bowed his head to his mate and nudged her gently in return.

    0
    0
  • Jared bowed his head and fled, well aware of the power of the demon lord's fury.

    0
    0
  • The man bowed his head without hesitation.

    0
    0
  • She, too, bowed her head without hesitation.

    0
    0
  • The demons they passed bowed to Darkyn, their eyes riveted to her once the scary creature strode by.

    0
    0
  • Somehow, Deidre wasn't surprised the creepy demon everyone bowed to was the Dark One.

    0
    0
  • Andre clasped his shoulder, bowed his head, and disappeared.

    0
    0
  • The robed man bowed and retreated to the door.

    0
    0
  • He bowed his head and left her alone with the madman..

    0
    0
  • Sasha bowed his head in a mocking show of respect.

    0
    0
  • Gio bowed deeply, but Hannah gazed up at Kris with a look of such admiration that Katie suddenly realized Hannah wasn.t likely to object to staying in such a place.

    0
    0
  • Gio bowed and got into the Hummer.

    0
    0
  • Darkyn strode past him, and Jade bowed his head again.

    0
    0
  • Jetr bowed his head, sensing the dismissal.

    0
    0
  • The eldest, D'Ryn, bowed and greeted him.

    0
    0
  • The boys all bowed and watched her walk back into the house, curious and excited.

    0
    0
  • Kiera bowed her head as she'd seen the sisters do, trying hard not to look guilty like she'd overheard his conversation.

    0
    0
  • "I am honored," he said, and bowed his head.

    0
    0
  • He appeared satisfied, bowed, and walked away.

    0
    0
  • Mansr offered no other advice but rose and bowed once more before striding to the door.

    0
    0
  • A'Ran lifted his chin to his uncle, who bowed in response to the dismissal and left.

    0
    0
  • Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.

    0
    0
  • She stood up and bowed when she discovered eight different digits appeared, the numbers two through nine.

    0
    0
  • She crossed herself and bowed her head.

    0
    0
  • When Elisabeth finished dinner, Jackson bowed with a flourish.

    0
    0
  • The super-demon bowed his head and left.  Darkyn watched him go then looked again at the hourglass.  He hadn't expected Death to quit, but she was about to give him a new window of opportunity, one that might be more powerful.  He might soon take over the underworld and its army of souls.

    0
    0
  • She smiled at Fred, who bowed.

    0
    0
  • She scowled at him at first, but then understanding the generosity of his evi­dently out-of-character act, bowed politely in acknowledgment.

    0
    0
  • Mrs. Glass bowed her head.

    0
    0
  • Several burly guards bowed to Sirian and Rissa and trailed them into the street.

    0
    0
  • He bowed out after several rounds to watch a heated match between two warriors casting loud taunts at each other as they battled.

    0
    0
  • At her nod, he bowed and left.

    0
    0
  • Taran bowed his head in deference to his master.

    0
    0
  • He bowed and walked away.

    0
    0
  • Hilden bowed and left.

    0
    0
  • The messenger bowed again and fled.

    0
    0
  • Both bowed, and he stepped aside as they entered the bedchamber.

    0
    0
  • Taran bowed to Memon, whose dark chuckle was anything but assuring.

    0
    0
  • They bowed, and he strode toward the gate, trailed by his men.

    0
    0
  • He swung it open, and the youth bowed.

    0
    0
  • Hilden bowed, and Taran turned to Memon.

    0
    0
  • Taran smiled tightly as the grizzled warrior bowed, recalling how much had changed since he first lay eyes on the man.

    0
    0
  • Jaylon bowed to him again, and Vara took the Dierdirien prince's arm, leading him away.

    0
    0
  • At last, the purple-eyed man bowed his head.

    0
    0
  • The nearest vamps bowed their heads and moved away from him.

    0
    0
  • anguish of spirit, and bowed down with sorrow, she cried, " Alas!

    0
    0
  • bowed lute with one melodic and eight to twelve sympathetic metal strings.

    0
    0
  • bowed the knee to the image of Baal.

    0
    0
  • During his first presidential campaign in 1980, Bush bowed to no one in denouncing Carter's softness toward the Russians.

    0
    0
  • He glanced toward where Homura was being bowed to by a group of courtiers, still smiling that delighted private smile.

    0
    0
  • Head slightly bowed, face downcast, lips pursed; this is a wise, withdrawn Mehmed.

    0
    0
  • For example on the other drawers the fronts were slightly bowed where the veneer had pulled them out of line.

    0
    0
  • They fuse layers of sampled loops and rock guitars with an array of acoustic instruments including harmonica, mandolin and bowed double bass.

    0
    0
  • hipped wing to rear, bowed to west (garden) front, with 3 full height large sash windows with keystones.

    0
    0
  • Over wide hock: The hocks are set wide apart and the toes turned in also known as bowed hocks.

    0
    0
  • The worried merchant stood up and bowed low before the bailiff.

    0
    0
  • Satar - a long-necked bowed lute with one melodic and eight to twelve sympathetic metal strings.

    0
    0
  • nicetyohnson, well-versed in the niceties of parliamentary protocol, bowed in recognition of the exceptional honor bestowed upon him.

    0
    0
  • outdone in politeness, and he doffed his cap and bowed to each in return.

    0
    0
  • The exact origins of the bowed psaltery are shrouded in the mists of time.

    0
    0
  • Finally, he brought himself to a standstill in front of the seated Master, and bowed with a somewhat sardonic smile.

    0
    0
  • She was sitting coyly, in the cocoon of a bright blue silk sari, head bowed and veiled.

    0
    0
  • For too long the trade unions have bowed down before the tough talk of free market Tories and New Labor.

    0
    0
  • Permalink | 3 comment(s) Bowed out By Charlotte Higgins / Back-row blogger 11:46am Are curtain calls just a little bit vulgar?

    0
    0
  • Before yielding her head to the block, she bowed before the clay statue of Liberty erected;in the Place de la Revolution, uttering her famous apostrophe - "0 Liberty!

    0
    0
  • The head of that venerable organism, the emperor Francis II., bowed to the inevitable and announced that he thenceforth confined himself to his functions as Francis I., hereditary emperor of Austria, a title which he had taken just two years previously.

    0
    0
  • He was kindly dismissed by the pope not long after, with a letter recommending him to the protection of the bishops of Tours and Angers, and another pronouncing anathema on all who should do him any injury or call him a heretic. He returned home, overwhelmed with shame and bowed down with sorrow for having a second time been guilty of a great impiety.

    0
    0
  • When fate decided against her in the Seven Years' War she bowed to the inevitable, and was thenceforward a resolute advocate of peace.

    0
    0
  • Yahweh appears to plead with His people for their sins, but the sinners are no longer a careless and oppressive aristocracy buoyed up by deceptive assurances of Yahweh's help, by prophecies of wine and strong drink; they are bowed down by a religion of terror, wearied with attempts to propitiate an angry God by countless offerings, and even by the sacrifice of the first-born.

    0
    0
  • As in other German states, the government bowed to the storm,, proclaimed an amnesty and promised reforms. The ministry was remodelled in a more Liberal direction; and a new delegate was sent to the federal diet at Frankfort, empowered to vote.

    0
    0
  • If D is removed and the string is bowed in the middle, the fundamental is brought out.

    0
    0
  • If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

    0
    0
  • 36, for the fundamental and the first harmonic. When a string is struck or bowed at a point, any harmonic with a node at that point is absent.

    0
    0
  • The plate is then bowed at the edge and is thrown into vibration between nodal lines or curves and the sand is thrown from the moving parts or ventral segments into these lines, forming " Chladni's figures."

    0
    0
  • The torsional vibrations of a wire are excited when it is bowed.

    0
    0
  • If small paper rings are put on a monochord wire they rotate through these vibrations when the wire is bowed.

    0
    0
  • There are also hooped or bowed canaries, feather-footed forms and top-knots, the latter having a distinct crest on the head; but the offspring of two such top-knotted canaries, instead of showing an increased development of crest, as might be expected, are apt to be bald on the crown.

    0
    0
  • His old ambition changed into a desire for the safe aggrandizement of his family, which he magnificently achieved, and with that end he bowed before Richelieu, whose niece he forced his son to marry.

    0
    0
  • Till Amos (with the solitary exception of Micaiah ben Imlah, in i Kings xxii.) prophecy was optimist - even Elijah, if he denounced the destruction of a dynasty and the annihilation of all who had bowed the knee to Baal, never doubted of the future of the nation when only the faithful remained; but the new prophecy is pessimist - it knows that Israel is rotten to the core, and that the whole fabric of society must be dissolved before reconstruction is possible.

    0
    0
  • In front of the Brazos and the Colorado, the largest of the Texan rivers, the coast-line is very gently bowed forward, as if by delta growth, and the sea touches the mainland in a nearly straight shore line.

    0
    0
  • In the words of Dean Milman, "the superior, once a man bowed to the earth with humility, care-worn, pale, emaciated, with a coarse habit bound with a cord, with naked feet, had become an abbot on his curvetting palfrey, in rich attire, with his silver cross before him, travelling to take his place amid the lordliest of the realm."

    0
    0
  • (1207-1213; see Langton, Stephen) he prejudiced his case by proposing a worthless favourite for the primacy and by plundering those of the clergy who bowed to the pope's sentences.

    0
    0
  • He bowed and went on.

    0
    0
  • Surrounded by the screaming children the mummers, covering their faces and disguising their voices, bowed to their hostess and arranged themselves about the room.

    0
    0
  • Boris understood that this was meant for him and, closing his eyes, slightly bowed his head.

    0
    0
  • Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.

    0
    0
  • Behind, before, and on both sides, crowds of militiamen with bared heads walked, ran, and bowed to the ground.

    0
    0
  • He crossed himself with an accustomed movement, bent till he touched the ground with his hand, and bowed his white head with a deep sigh.

    0
    0
  • When the service was over, Kutuzov stepped up to the icon, sank heavily to his knees, bowed to the ground, and for a long time tried vainly to rise, but could not do so on account of his weakness and weight.

    0
    0
  • At last he rose, kissed the icon as a child does with naively pouting lips, and again bowed till he touched the ground with his hand.

    0
    0
  • Pierre took off his hat and bowed respectfully to Kutuzov.

    0
    0
  • De Beausset bowed low, with that courtly French bow which only the old retainers of the Bourbons knew how to make, and approached him, presenting an envelope.

    0
    0
  • De Beausset closed his eyes, bowed his head, and sighed deeply, to indicate how profoundly he valued and comprehended the Emperor's words.

    0
    0
  • He sat silently on a campstool below the knoll, with head bowed and elbows on his knees.

    0
    0
  • Napoleon bowed his head and remained silent a long time.

    0
    0
  • Prince Andrew, pale and gloomy like everyone in the regiment, paced up and down from the border of one patch to another, at the edge of the meadow beside an oatfield, with head bowed and arms behind his back.

    0
    0
  • Nicholas promised to come and blushed again as he bowed.

    0
    0
  • What "still the same" might mean Princess Mary did not ask, but with an unnoticed glance at little seven-year-old Nicholas, who was sitting in front of her looking with pleasure at the town, she bowed her head and did not raise it again till the heavy coach, rumbling, shaking and swaying, came to a stop.

    0
    0
  • While the soldiers were shouting Kutuzov leaned forward in his saddle and bowed his head, and his eye lit up with a mild and apparently ironic gleam.

    0
    0
  • He ceased speaking and bowed his head as if in perplexity.

    0
    0
  • Countess Mary turned red and then pale, but continued to sit with head bowed and lips compressed and gave her husband no reply.

    0
    0
  • Finally, he brought himself to a standstill in front of the seated Master, and bowed with a somewhat sardonic smile.

    0
    0
  • She was sitting coyly, in the cocoon of a bright blue silk sari, head bowed and veiled.

    0
    0
  • He bowed slightly, and when he straightened up again a match was burning in his hand.

    0
    0
  • The bowed guitar symbolizes streaks of dawn enveloping the horizon.

    0
    0
  • For too long the trade unions have bowed down before the tough talk of free market Tories and New Labor.

    0
    0
  • Permalink | 3 comment(s) Bowed out By Charlotte Higgins / Back-row blogger 11:46am Are curtain calls just a little bit vulgar?

    0
    0
  • Glazers developed new techniques allowing them to create bowed and curved glass.

    0
    0
  • You'll find a variety of shapes, ranging from scalloped and tapered to bowed and gathered.

    0
    0
  • The beauty of an antique bowed glass china cabinet, with its delicately curved glass and rich wood tones, is often more stunning than the beautiful pieces it holds.

    0
    0
  • As new glass making techniques developed, glazers created beautiful curved and bowed glass.

    0
    0
  • During the Victorian era the popularity of bowed glass china cabinets quickly grew as mass production created more availability and lower prices.

    0
    0
  • Curved and bowed glass china cabinets stood in Victorian dining rooms and living rooms, each proudly displaying the family's precious possessions.

    0
    0
  • One of the worst things that can happen to an antique china cabinet with curved or bowed glass is glass breakage.

    0
    0
  • It is possible to replace many missing or broken curved or bowed glass sections with plexiglass cut to fit into the furniture piece.

    0
    0
  • Taran smiled tightly as the grizzled warrior bowed, recalling how much had changed since he first lay eyes on the man.

    0
    1
  • Jaylon bowed to him again, and Vara took the Dierdirien prince's arm, leading him away.

    0
    2
  • Hilden bowed, and Taran turned to Memon.

    0
    4
Browse other sentences examples →