Higgins--present you to Count Angelo Capello." Handshake, admiring stare, "Glad to see ye"--courteous nod, smily "Most happy!" and Higgins passes on.
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.
"Goodbye, dear." And with these words, uttered in the tone she liked, Laurie left her, after a handshake
almost painful in its heartiness.
was firm and strong, but he looked at me boldly with his black eyes--too boldly, I thought.
. Looked affectionately after his broad back.
Whether it was the heartiness of the other's handshake
or the unusual cheeriness of his voice, he could not say; but something gave him the impression that a curious change had come over the Braces King.
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
. The grip of her strong, shapely hand had a seductive frankness, a sort of exquisite virility.
Do you know that in the Guinness World Record for the world's longest handshake
, shaking hands for nine and a half hours is the record that remains to be broken;
At a time when many previously stable democracies, on every continent, have developed deeply divided and tribalised or racialised politics, Kenya's handshake
was a rare push in the direction of building bipartisanship.
"Since the March 2019 handshake
between President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga, the country has enjoyed peace and economic development," said the chairperson, Ms Lucy Wamuyu Kiboi.
The face-to-face meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-un came after Mr Trump tweeted that he would like to meet North Korean leader to "say hello" and "have a handshake