But when the arid air was displaced by the Gallic atmosphere which he brought, England turned a handspring.
Papa did his best to be dignified and not turn a handspring or shout for joy.
Had he not been on his skates he would have attempted a handspring in the exuberance of his spirits.
He hastened to meet us, arriving in the whirl and blur of a handspring.
Bunny was to make believe he couldn't turn a handspring very well, and Mart would then take the center of the stage.
"All right," shouted Little White Bear, turning a handspring.
The tub went down, and Charlie turned a handspring in the hot suds and came up covered with foam and wet clothes.
And in the joyousness of high spirits he turned a handspring over one of the beds.
"Old clown he threw his hat up, turned a handspring, and come up and caught it on his head," from Wharton.
Marty, watching breathless and wide-eyed from the field, threw a handspring and uttered a whoop of joy.