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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.
Which is all very well but it could have been bad news if NAO had one of those limp handshakes.
One of the most fascinating studies about handshakes came from St.
Handshakes were the dirtiest greeting, followed by high-fives and then fist bumps, which transferred 90 percent fewer germs than handshakes (see chart).
To conduct the experiment, a study participant immersed a gloved hand into a container of germs and exchanged a variety of handshakes, fist bumps or high-fives with a sterile-gloved participant.
BROFIST, bones or pound - whatever you call it, scientists are pushing for a global adoption of the st bump to replace handshakes.