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Between receiving the bows and curtsies of the 300 or so guests, Washington danced a minuet and two cotillions with three different partners — none of whom was first lady Martha, who was still in Virginia getting ready for the trip north.
When Statira appeared the house shouted welcome; she turned her eyes up at Rose Lyndwood as she curtsied.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
She curtsied low an' picked him up, an' there began a frindship so full iv sorrow an' happiness to both iv thim.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
Mrs. Nicholson arose and curtsied, but was full of confusion, and unable to utter a word.
"Mr. Dockwrath, Mrs. Mason," said the lady's husband, introducing them; and then Mrs. Mason curtsied to the stranger.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Mrs. Roby curtsied, and then remembered that in these days only housemaids ought to curtsey.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
The Lady of Lochleven curtsied a negative, but seemed with much difficulty to suppress the angry answer which rose to her lips.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
Her curtsy was profound; and when the Governor took her by the hand and kissed her still blooming cheek, she curtsied again.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
Audrey curtsied with a bright face to her old acquaintance of the valley and the long road thence to the settled country.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
There were four other young gentlewomen, all standing, and all silent, who curtsied to me when I first came in.
MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL

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