The widow answered with a curtsey, that they were poor travellers.
"Give you good morning, gentlemen," says she, dropping a curtsey.
A curtsey is one, and that merely an external, manifestation of courtesy.
But Mrs. Gregg's curtsey and the cheers which followed it were too much for him.
"I took the curtsey as a tribute to my Oriental magnificence," he confessed.
And Cap, with a curtsey and a kiss of her hand, danced away.
She swept me a curtsey of surprising depth, considering her infirmity.
With salutation and curtsey the villagers passed by the young squire.
They shall all be dressed in their very best; and curtsey as they come in.
Gretchen stepped lightly over her mangle and dropped a curtsey.