He wound his trunk about the ape-man's body and lifted him to his broad neck in response
to a gesture, and there would Korak lie at full length kicking his toes affectionately into the thick hide and brushing the flies from about the tender ears of his colossal chum with a leafy branch torn from a nearby tree by Tantor for the purpose.
Before the divine reached the close of the confession, however, Richard reappeared at the door, and, as he moved lightly across the room, he took up the response
, in a voice that betrayed no other concern than that of not being heard.
He bowed very low in response
to her friendly greeting.
"The Law of Effect is that: Of several responses
made to the same situation, those which are accompanied or closely followed by satisfaction to the animal will, other things being equal, be more firmly connected with the situation, so that, when it recurs, they will be more likely to recur; those which are accompanied or closely followed by discomfort to the animal will, other things being equal, have their connections with that situation weakened, so that, when it recurs, they will be less likely to occur.
There was no response
, save the singing of the locust.
But the boy's only response
was, "En garde, cochon," and Beauchamp found himself taking the center of the stage in the place of his friend.
Bradley made no response
, and in silence they continued until the outer edge of roofs was visible before them.
Skiff Miller shook his head, no longer belligerent, but kindly, quick to be generous in response to generousness.
"Don't know what you're drivin' at," was the response.
When the ceremony of plighting troth was over, the beadle spread before the lectern in the middle of the church a piece of pink silken stuff, the choir sang a complicated and elaborate psalm, in which the bass and tenor sang responses
to one another, and the priest turning round pointed the bridal pair to the pink silk rug.
You daren't do it in your responses
at Church, and you mustn't do it in your responses
out of Church.'
The pilot probably does not know to this day why his responses
won him this enthusiastic greeting.