Usage examples for kneel

  1. He could not endure the tones of cathedral music; but he had at times to kneel and listen to it, and be overcome. – Vittoria, v8 by George Meredith
  2. The aged fathers are thrown into distinct relief, by the youthful bloom of the children who kneel beside them. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  3. Say, Kitty, I'll go off and leave you,- I'll go where I can't see nor hear you,- then you kneel down and tell Jesus about it, and He'll help you." – Tip Lewis and His Lamp by Pansy
  4. Now I'm going to kneel here, and you must shut your eyes. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  5. Let her come to me, Miss Lillian; let me kneel at her feet as I did before,- If she sends me from her, there will be pity in death; but she can not. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  6. " Kneel down," said the Duchessa. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  7. Never kneel to any man. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  8. This dream came with daybreak, and with the calm repose of evening; the still hours of the waking night brought no other image to my eyes, and when its sad influence had spread a gloom and desolation over my wounded heart, a secret hope crept over me, that again the bright moment of happiness would return, and once more beside that ancient altar I'd kneel beside my bride, and call her mine. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  9. She said that when the clock struck twelve, the bell would ring for prayers; that we must then rise, and kneel with our heads bowed upon the bed, and repeat the prayer she taught us. – Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal by Sarah J Richardson
  10. When Albert was alive he was accustomed to read a chapter every evening, just before bed- time, and then he and Mary Erskine would kneel down together, by the settle which stood in the corner, while he repeated his evening prayer. – Mary Erskine by Jacob Abbott
  11. The Raja, without waiting for Hathi to kneel, jumped from his back, and rushing like the charge of a Sambhur, drove his spear through Yellow Leopard as he still held the Sahib by the throat, and killed him. – The Sa'-Zada Tales by William Alexander Fraser
  12. When the cloud, he get heavy, Ba'teese, he go out there- out to his Julienne- and he kneel down and he pray that she give to heem the strength to go on- to look and look and look until he find eet- the thing he is want'! – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  13. Now that he slept under the counter, he could often hear the old man talking aloud to his invisible Friend as he smoked his pipe; and once or twice Tony crept noiselessly to the door and watched him, after he had finished smoking, kneel down and hide his face in his hands for some minutes together. – Alone In London by Hesba Stretton
  14. He ordered the magistrate to take off his hat and to kneel. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  15. The men kneel near the door. – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  16. Shall I kneel to you? – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  17. Madam, Lyman replied, I am ready to kneel and beg the pardon of a heart in distress, but senseless pride doesn't appeal to me. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  18. She continued to kneel, unable to think, her head against the cool porcelain bowl. – Know Thy Neighbor by Elisabeth R. Lewis
  19. The King affected not to see him, let him kneel on. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  20. After this event John Yeardley speaks of being favored with more enlargement of love towards the members of his small meeting; and also of having, when attending a public meeting at Wray with Joseph Wood, to kneel down in prayer for the congregation. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley