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Full text of "Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals"

CHAP. XL

AND NEGATION.

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his head forwards and downwards naturally looks up to
the person whom he addresses, he will be apt to raise his
eyebrows,, and this sign may thus have arisen as an abbre-
viation. So again with the New Zealanders, the lifting
up the chin and head in affirmation may perhaps repre-
sent in an abbreviated form the upward movement of the
head after it has been nodded forwards and downwards.