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His manner was brisk, and yet his general appearance gave an undue impression of age, for he had a slight forward stoop and a little bend of the knees as he walked.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It did so indeed, and much sooner than she had expected: before she had drunk half the bottle, she found her head pressing against the ceiling, and had to stoop to save her neck from being broken.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Context
In spite of his exaggerated stoop, and the emaciation that was so striking from his height, his movements were as rapid and abrupt as ever.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was about to stoop over her hand and kiss it, but with a rapid, almost brutal movement of her head, she intercepted his lips and met them with her own.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
While I was copying the plain inscription for him at his request, I saw him stoop, and gather a tuft of grass from the grave and a little earth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
A prince, therefore, should never stoop from his dignity, nor should he if he would have credit for any concession make it voluntarily, unless he be able or believe himself able to withhold it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But the idealist subdued to vulgar necessities must employ vulgar minds to draw the inferences to which he cannot stoop; and it was easier for Lily to let Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
When she was below she fetched herself a chair, and set it before the barrel so that she had no need to stoop, and did not hurt her back or do herself any unexpected injury.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
Once a kite, hovering over the garden, made a stoop at me, and if I had not resolutely drawn my hanger, and run under a thick espalier, he would have certainly carried me away in his talons.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
It was plain that he could have no serious views, no true attachment, by fixing himself in a situation which he must know she would never stoop to.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Nay, it will be our delight to rear the massy walls of destiny and stoop our shoulders under the stones of Troy.