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The Persian stooped and picked up something, a sort of cord, which he examined for a second and flung away with horror.
Baynes, following his black guide, battled his way through the dense underbrush, riding stooped low over his horse's neck, or often he dismounted where the low branches swept too close to earth to permit him to remain in the saddle.
In truth, his own antipathy to the veil was known to be so great, that he never willingly passed before a mirror, nor stooped to drink at a still fountain, lest, in its peaceful bosom, he should be affrighted by himself.
I stooped under the rude lintel, and there he sat upon a stone outside, his gray eyes dancing with amusement as they fell upon my astonished features.
She slipped out of his hold without speaking, and he stooped down and felt for the key.
Now, if that fellow was wearing braces and stooped like that, you'd say he'd burst those braces, wouldn't you?
that I will drink a whole bottle of rum without taking it from my mouth, sitting outside the window on this spot" (he stooped and pointed to the sloping ledge outside the window) "and without holding on to anything.
He stooped over her, and suddenly possessed himself of her hand.