Kneels sentence example

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  • The bishop kneels before the king, places his hands between his, and recites an oath of temporal allegiance; he then kisses hands.
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  • On the central stone, which is a perfect circle, the emperor kneels.
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  • In the third he stands almost upright; in the first he kneels; in the second he stoops, halfway between the upright and the kneeling position.
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  • In our days when a knight is personally made he kneels before the sovereign, who lays a sword drawn, ordinarily the sword of state, on either of his shoulders and says, " Rise," calling him by his Christian name with the addition of " Sir " before it.
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  • On the north side, embowered in palm trees, is a great statue of Columbus, at whose feet kneels the figure of America.
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  • The son or adopted son of the deceased kneels before the highpriest, and promises due performance of all the religious duties and obsequies to the dead.
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  • On the lintel, Meryra kneels to adore the cartouches of the Aten, King and Queen (now defaced ).
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  • The truly wise person kneels at the feet of all creatures and is not afraid to endure the mockery of others.
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  • Charles kneels and prays to a God he hardly believes in that Julia will be vouchsafed a sign.
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  • To perform the Heimlich maneuver on a conscious child, the rescuer stands or kneels behind the child, who may be seated or standing.
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