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  • I made an odd chirping sound in the back of my throat and moved in a sort of weak-kneed graceless lurch toward the window.†   (source)
  • The fourth afternoon Red came out of the cabin, pale, weak-kneed and weaving.†   (source)
  • The Prime Minister sank, weak-kneed, into the nearest chair.†   (source)
  • He hurried forwards to help Aunt Petunia negotiate a weak-kneed Dudley over the threshold while avoiding stepping in the pool of sick.†   (source)
  • The whole company was so weak-kneed that the lines were merely spoken, and nothing more.†   (source)
  • Beauty Smith was known far and wide as the weakest of weak-kneed and snivelling cowards.†   (source)
  • One glance at her, and both Hurstwood and Drouet saw plainly that she also was weak-kneed.†   (source)
  • Winks was the master of the upper third, a weak-kneed man with drooping eye-lids, He was too tall for his strength, and his movements were slow and languid.†   (source)
  • But he had never got on well with old Parry, that querulous, weak-kneed old man, Clarissa's father, Justin Parry.†   (source)
  • This commodious ottoman has since been removed, to the extreme regret of all weak-kneed lovers of the fine arts, but the gentleman in question had taken serene possession of its softest spot, and, with his head thrown back and his legs outstretched, was staring at Murillo's beautiful moon-borne Madonna in profound enjoyment of his posture.†   (source)
  • It is nothing, a woman's shot, or a silly little boy s. A weak-kneed half-wits arrow has no point!†   (source)
  • I was weak-kneed at the thought, and sat down on the stool lather abruptly.†   (source)
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