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And with these words, uttered in the tone she liked, Laurie left her, after a handshake almost painful in its heartiness.
Handshake, admiring stare, "Glad to see ye"--courteous nod, smily "Most happy
A few tried to rise to the emergency, and got out an awkward "My lord," or "Your lordship," or something of that sort, but the great majority were overwhelmed by the unaccustomed word and its dim and awful associations with gilded courts and stately ceremony and anointed kingship, so they only fumbled through the handshake and passed on, speechless.
Some must have the flowering crocus, the wood-starring dogwood, the voice of bluebird--even so gross a reminder as the farewell handshake of the retiring buckwheat and oyster before they can welcome the Lady in Green to their dull bosoms.
At Euston the two men separated with a silent handshake.
He rose in his dignified simplicity and gave me a warm handshake, rather solemnly, I thought.
On these words, pronounced low and sounding mysterious in the half obscurity of the ante-room, we parted with an expressive and warm handshake.
In an industry known historically for its resistance to change, developments from today's on-demand economy are fueling a transformation that's quickly changing the face of wholesale distribution," said Glen Coates, CEO of Handshake.
It did not take long for a hardline Majlis deputy to condemn any handshake as an antirevolutionary act.
Prof Danae Stanton said: "These findings underline the significance of touch and the simple gesture of a handshake will be important as we work to further develop robot systems with valuable applications across society.
One of the biggest is a weak handshake, which can give the impression you are fragile and lack confidence.
According to one poll, some 70% of people don't feel confident about their ability to give a proper handshake.