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  • v. Present participle of unglove.

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Examples

  • The order was given in a tone which amounted to a command, and Orleans accordingly made his exit with the Princess at one extremity of the gallery, while the King, ungloving his right hand, courteously handed the

    Quentin Durward

  • “Give me then a present proof of your skill,” said Quentin and, ungloving his hand, he held it out to the gipsy.

    Quentin Durward

  • Marie walked on with Van Corlaer toward the towered bastion, talking quickly, and ungloving her right hand to help his imagination with it.

    The Lady of Fort St. John

  • It seemed that even her great mirror must retain, film over film, each reflection of her least movement, the turning of her head, the ungloving of her hand.

    Oldport Days

  • The women particularly became animated, at first rather anxious as to the crush, and then ungloving their hands, catching up their skirts, and laughing at the first thimbleful of neat wine they drank.

    His Masterpiece

  • As the Commissioners were presented to her by Lord Buckhurst it was observed that she was perpetually gloving and ungloving, as if to attract attention to her hand, which was esteemed a wonder of beauty.

    History of the United Netherlands from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Year's Truce, 1585e

  • She held out to him her hand, so celebrated for its beauty, first ungloving it, which was indeed a mark of favor, -- so much so that

    Catherine De Medici

  • "Give me then a present proof of your skill," said Quentin and, ungloving his hand, he held it out to the gipsy.

    Quentin Durward

  • Orleans accordingly made his exit with the Princess at one extremity of the gallery, while the King, ungloving his right hand, courteously handed the Countess Isabelle and her kinswoman to their apartment, which opened from the other.

    Quentin Durward

  • As Sully was announced Marie uttered a gracious welcome, and ungloving her hand, presented it to him to kiss; which he had no sooner done than she assured him of her continued regard and requested that he would talk no more of retiring from the service of the King, whose youth and helplessness rendered the good offices of those who had enjoyed the confidence of his royal father doubly necessary to himself; and finally, despite all that had previously occurred, the Duke took his leave almost shaken in his belief that Marie had been induced to sanction his dismissal.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

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