Being polite “is using your handkerchief, but not just to wave goodbye from the platform.”
That handkerchief reveals the precision that is Lee at her best.
The handkerchief seems, in the footage, to have a life and a grief all its own.
Waving a silk cloth, he declared, “Gentlemen, I will have this land just as surely as I now have this handkerchief.”
When the mood struck, Guy would pick the strings with his teeth, or slap a handkerchief against the guitar for effect.
But while he was saying “courage,” he was pressing his handkerchief on the wound.
"N-o-o," said Sylvia, drying her eyes on Paul's handkerchief, which he produced.
I did him up in my handkerchief, but that did not suit him at all.
But she struggled and kept her hands between the handkerchief and her throat.
While the jug of water and the handkerchief are being exhibited the pack of cards is on the table.
Only once in Authorized Version (Acts 19:12). The Greek word (sudarion) so rendered means properly "a sweat-cloth." It is rendered "napkin" in John 11:44; 20:7; Luke 19:20.