She patted Fred's knee playfully.
She was squatting beside a goat, one knee lower than the other.
She dropped to her knee and pretended to retie her shoe.
She hugged her knees to her chest and rested her cheek on one knee, closing her eyes.
She didn't wait for him to step back but kicked his knee as hard as she could.
For instance, it is not very uncommon to find persons who can make loud sounds by partially dislocating and restoring the toe, knee, or other joints, and some experiments made with the Fox girls in 1851 supported the view that they made raps by this method.
His hand moved down her side to her waist and then down to her leg, caressing the back of her knee in a delightful way.
She rested her temple on one knee, eyes on him.
I take it you don't have time for the down-on-one-knee thing.
As a child I loved to sit on his knee and clasp his great hand with one of mine, while Miss Sullivan spelled into the other his beautiful words about God and the spiritual world.
Xander crouched over her body, one knee in the center of her chest to keep her in place.
I've known Brandon since he was knee-high to a grasshopper.
She rested her temple on one knee, eyes on him.
She stepped toward him and brought her knee up into his groin.
He dropped down to one knee, removed the jewelry box from his jacket and opened it.
She crossed her legs at the ankles, and he planted one knee between her thighs, driving them apart.
Their fair or red hair was brought forward from the crown of the head towards the forehead, leaving the nape of the neck uncovered; they shaved the face except the upper lip. They wore fairly close breeches reaching to the knee and a tunic fastened by brooches.
Betsy was knee deep in meetings through the dinner hour so I was designated to baby sit Howie.
She pulled Ed to a stop and curled a knee around the saddle horn, watching the scene.
The ambiens muscle, long and spindle-shaped, lying immediately beneath the skin, extending from the pectineal process or ilio-pubic spine to the knee, is the most median of the muscles of the thigh.
"Princess Drubetskaya to see Prince Vasili Sergeevich," he called to a footman dressed in knee breeches, shoes, and a swallow-tail coat, who ran downstairs and looked over from the halfway landing.
When the Military Governor had gone, Prince Vasili sat down all alone on a chair in the ballroom, crossing one leg high over the other, leaning his elbow on his knee and covering his face with his hand.
Rhyn planted a knee in Jade.s chest and sliced his gag free.
You were just belly-aching, crying poor-mouth that we were knee deep in a slow period.
Dropping him on the sofa, Jackson sat back in his chair and crossed one long leg over the other knee at the ankle.
Lowest section of leg, below the knee or hock.
Niall of the black knee), one of the most famous of the early Irish kings, from whom the family surname of the O'Neills was derived.
He rested it on his knee and looked at her.
Borelli (De motu animalium, Rome, 1680), explained that birds are enabled to grasp the twig on which they rest whilst sleeping, without having to make any muscular exertion, because the weight of the body bends the knee and ankle-joints, over both of which pass the tendons of this compound muscle.
32) defend themselves by ejecting drops of fluid from the knee-joints.
The change, however, came too late; Firdousi, now a broken and decrepit old man, had in the meanwhile returned to Tus, and, while wandering through the streets of his native town, heard a child lisping a verse from his own satire in which he taunts Mahmud with his slavish birth: "Had Mahmud's father been what he is now A crown of gold had decked this aged brow; Had Mahmud's mother been of gentle blood, In heaps of silver knee-deep had I stood."
Then the curve bends over, forming what is often called a " knee," and a third stage is entered upon, during which a considerable increase of magnetizing force has little further effect upon the magnetization.
He had just entered, wearing an embroidered court uniform, knee breeches, and shoes, and had stars on his breast and a serene expression on his flat face.
"Capital!" said Prince Hippolyte in English, and began slapping his knee with the palm of his hand.
Dolokhov slowly straightened his bent knee, looking straight with his clear, insolent eyes in the general's face.
Soldiers floundering knee-deep in mud pushed the guns and wagons themselves.
First he spun her round, holding her now with his left, now with his right hand, then falling on one knee he twirled her round him, and again jumping up, dashed so impetuously forward that it seemed as if he would rush through the whole suite of rooms without drawing breath, and then he suddenly stopped and performed some new and unexpected steps.
Then with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to his behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, Be off!
Denisov's horse swerved aside to avoid a pool in the track and bumped his rider's knee against a tree.
There was nothing at all within a few feet of him, aside from knee-high wild flowers waving happily in the spring breeze.
She was more casually dressed in leggings, knee-high boots and a shirt that fell to mid-hip.
He banged himself up fairly badly—broke a couple of ribs, did something to his knee and leg, whacked his head pretty good and cut up his face.
They brought a wing chair from the living room into the studio, and Elisabeth positioned him sitting back with one ankle on the other knee, his hands resting on the arms of the chair.
Her knee hit the solid chunk of wood with a nauseating thump.
She dropped to the snow, clutching her knee and moaning.
Going down on one knee, he fished in his shirt pocket and came out with a diamond engagement ring.
Rita had returned and Harrigan was knee-deep in paper work, smiling as usual, but looking as if his heart wasn't in it. ita Angeltoni was the sloppiest woman Dean had ever known.
Dean was knee-deep in a dream, trying to pull his Visa card away from Jeffrey Byrne, who was sitting on a cloud playing a harp, when his bedroom was suddenly filled with light.
When Dean returned to Collingswood Avenue, Fred was knee-deep in either his notes or another mystery novel, Dean didn't notice which.
I hope they make you a stable boy in a pig farm in Iowa and you spend the rest of your life knee-deep in what pigs do best.
She rested her chin on her knee until her nose grew too cold then ducked her head down again.
Before her, the knee-high grass waved with a slight breeze of warning.
They have a kind of short kilt, stiff, made of black wool, with a band from back to front between the legs; under this they wear short linen trousers, which come a little below the knee, and black woollen leggings with boots.
When typically developed its long tendon passes the knee j oint, turning towards its outer side, and lastly, without being anywhere attached to the knee, it forms one of the heads of the flexor perforates digit, ii.
Of the families Belo- stomatidae, Nepidae, Corixidae and Hydrometridae have a pulsating sac at each knee-joint to assist the flow of blood through the legs, while in dragon-flies and locusts (Acridazdae) there is a ventral pulsating dia phragm, which forms the roof of a sinus enclosing the nerve-cords.
He was educated for the army, and entered the artillery of the Guards as an officer in 1860, but a malady of the knee, which crippled him, forced him to quit the service in 1865.
His vanity made him order the surgeons to cut out a bone which protruded below the knee and spoilt the symmetry of his leg.
The characteristic, but by no means attractive, street dress of the Moslem women of the better class comprises a black horse-hair visor completely covering the face and projecting like an enormous beak, the nether extremities being encased in yellow boots reaching to the knee and fully displayed by the method of draping the garments in front.
In this battle Sigebert, the king of the Ripuarians, was wounded in the knee and limped during the remainder of his life - hence his surname Claudus (the Lame).
It was either sleeveless (colobium) or sleeved (tunica manicata or manuleata), and originally fell about to the knee, but later on reached to the ankles (tunica talaris).
With Mahommedan peoples it is sufficient for a woman to cover her face; the Chinese women would think it extremely indecent to show their artificially compressed feet, and it is even improper to mention them to a woman; in Sumatra and Celebes the wild tribes consider the exposure of the knee immodest; in central Asia the finger-tips, and in Samoa the navel are similarly regarded.
While the common Semite wore a short skirt, often with tassels and sometimes with an upper tunic, the more important had an elaborate scarf (extending from waist to knee) wound over the long tunic, or a longer and close-fitting variety coloured blue and red and generally adorned with rich embroidery.
Hagorah; the Arabic equivalent term is a kilt from thigh to knee) varied, as the monuments show, in richness and design, and could be used as a sword-belt or pocket much in the same way as the modern native uses the long cloth twined twice or thrice around his body.
He held me on his knee while I examined his watch, and he made it strike for me.
The boy, curly- headed like his mother and glowing with health, sat on his knee, and Prince Andrew began telling him the story of Bluebeard, but fell into a reverie without finishing the story.
Prince Andrew, without replying, put him down from his knee and went out of the room.
Petya pushed her hand away with his knee, seized a biscuit, and as if fearing to be too late, again shouted "Hurrah!" with a voice already hoarse.
He drew his left foot out of the stirrup and, lurching with his whole body and puckering his face with the effort, raised it with difficulty onto the saddle, leaned on his knee, groaned, and slipped down into the arms of the Cossacks and adjutants who stood ready to assist him.
He took the boy on his knee, played with him, and looked round at Princess Mary.
"He's having a little fun at my expense," said Ermolov softly, nudging with his knee Raevski who was at his side.
One part of it dispersed and waded knee-deep through the snow into a birch forest to the right of the village, and immediately the sound of axes and swords, the crashing of branches, and merry voices could be heard from there.
Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.
Her trousers were black with mud front and back, her pant leg torn, and her left knee bloody.
David was knee deep in a can't-put-down-able James Lee Burke mystery, while Cynthia plodded through her zillion-page saga, a real flower-presser in Dean's mind.
Lydia put her hand on his knee, as if Cynthia were not in the room.
She dropped on one knee beside Toby, who was unconscious.
The knee injury Mayer mentioned had occurred a year before and while it might have kept Byrne from jogging, it was no more than a temporary ailment.
He lifted it over his shoulders and snapped its body over his knee then flung the man-like creature aside.
He was dressed in a dark-green dress coat, knee breeches of the color of cuisse de nymphe effrayee, as he called it, shoes, and silk stockings.
He thought not of this pretty child, his son whom he held on his knee, but of himself.
Prince Andrew without replying took out a notebook and raising his knee began writing in pencil on a page he tore out.
She tried to bring a knee into his groin, but he dodged in anticipation.