fall at (one's) feet

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fall at (one's) feet

To lay before someone in reverence or submission. In my dream, I fell at Mother Mary's feet, weeping.
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Then came pealing through the air a bugle-call that froze my blood - "IT IS I, SOLDIER - COME!" I turned; Cathy was flying down through the massed people; she cleared the parapet at a bound, and sped towards that riderless horse, who staggered forward towards the remembered sound; but his strength failed, and he fell at her feet, she lavishing kisses upon him and sobbing, the house rising with one impulse, and white with horror!
He was not strong enough to throw it far and it only fell at her feet, but Mary's face looked as pinched as a nutcracker.
This tooth, having in time passed away, its place was supplied by one of gutta-percha, made by herself, which seldom came out except when she sneezed, and if it merely fell at her feet this was a sign that the cold was to be a slight one, but if it shot across the room she knew she was in for something notable.
MADONNA'S love affair with country living nosedived when a dying pheasant she had shot fell at her feet.