1 I felt my knees begin to tremble.
2 I came back to my room and threw myself on my knees.
3 The girl went on her knees, and bent over me, simply gloating.
4 Then he held the door partly open, steadying it with his knees, whilst he fitted a key to the lock.
5 The Professor did actually fall, and I saw across him as he gathered himself up from hands and knees.
6 The men were scared every time we turned our electric lamp on them, and fell on their knees and prayed.
7 Finally she went down on her knees and implored me not to go; at least to wait a day or two before starting.
8 She threw herself on her knees, and raising up her hands, cried the same words in tones which wrung my heart.
9 Indeed, I am writing now, with my book on my knee, and listening to the talk of three old men who are sitting beside me.
10 Her husband flung himself on his knees beside her, and putting his arms round her, hid his face in the folds of her dress.
11 When I came in he threw himself on his knees before me and implored me to let him have a cat; that his salvation depended upon it.
12 The time and distance seemed endless, and my knees trembled and my breath came laboured as I toiled up the endless steps to the abbey.
13 I suppose I was hysterical, for I threw myself on my knees and held up my hands to him, and implored him to make my husband well again.
14 I slept till just before the dawn, and when I woke threw myself on my knees, for I determined that if Death came he should find me ready.
15 When I entered his room he was sitting on a stool in the centre, with his elbows on his knees, and his face was the picture of sullen discontent.
16 He covered his face with his hands, and slid down on his knees by the sofa, where he remained, perhaps a minute, with his head buried, praying, whilst his shoulders shook with grief.
17 But the words to her thought came quickly; the echo of the scream had not ceased to ring on the air when there came the reaction, and she sank on her knees on the floor in an agony of abasement.
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