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handshake

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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.
And with these words, uttered in the tone she liked, Laurie left her, after a handshake almost painful in its heartiness.
His handshake was firm and strong, but he looked at me boldly with his black eyes--too boldly, I thought.
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.
Most office workers have seriously misjudged greeting a colleague or client, with blunders including a bone crushing handshake and almost kissing people on the lips, a new report showed today.
The overall record is held by Yogesh Sharma of India, who set a record of 31,118 handshakes in January 1996 at a trade fair.
So not only is that initial handshake a defining moment, but something a candidate radiates at that instant seals his or her fate for the rest of the interview.
At the conclusion of the game, make sure that your closing handshake is genuine.
Make sure your handshake is firm but not too strong.