applause


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a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together

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The reader will not be surprised, then, at the calmness with which the doctor received the applause that welcomed him in the Royal Society.
The first burst of applause (led by the south) rang out, as the big man beat Fleetwood at his own tactics, and headed him at the critical moment when the race was nearly half run.
A few yards more, and Delamayn was in front again, amidst a roar of applause from the whole public voice.
The last shout of applause which hailed Fleetwood's victory rang out as they lifted him from the ground to carry him to the pavilion.
The audience was closing in with a cataract of applause, when Brown felt his arm abruptly touched, and he was asked in a whisper to come into the colonel's study.
In some of these, art chiefly engages our admiration; in others, nature and art contend for our applause; but, in the last, the former seems to triumph.
But no sooner had the knights resumed their station, than the clamour of applause was hushed into a silence, so deep and so dead, that it seemed the multitude were afraid even to breathe.
The fifth of their number alone tarried in the lists long enough to be greeted by the applauses of the spectators, amongst whom he retreated, to the aggravation, doubtless, of his companions' mortification.
With white armor, blazoned shield, and plume of ostrich-feathers from his helmet, he carried himself in so jaunty and joyous a fashion, with tossing pennon and curveting charger, that a shout of applause ran the full circle of the arena.
A roar of applause from the English soldiers, with an ominous silence from the vast crowd who pressed round the barriers, announced that the balance of victory lay with the holders.
"He was a massive, massive Villa fan so on the 26th minute can we all have a round of applause for my mate Mitchell Pountney?
A spokesman said:"If you would like the name of someone who has passed away this season to be included on the big screen during the applause, or on the website, then email scoreboard@stmirren.com by Sunday."
"A minute's applause will be held before Sunday's match against Aberdeen."
Veteran Boro keeper Dimi Konstantopoulos had called on supporters to join in the applause as Boro took on Leeds United in a lunchtime kick-off on Saturday.
The club tweeted: "A brilliant round of applause from the sell-out Goodison crowd to remember Billy Livesley, who tragically passed away recently, aged 21.