And this open-handed warmth equally encompasses the friendly, obliging ship's crew.
Instead, he has had to stage impromptu press conferences to cope with a growing unease about how he would honour all the promissory notes he has been issuing in open-handed Texas style.
Rich though he was, he had never been open-handed ; but nothing was too fine for his wife, in the way of silks or gems or linen, or whatever else she fancied.
If, like me, you live and work in a big city, you may at first mistrust their open-handed friendliness.
The King's open-handed attitude to royal display also partly accounts for the style of masque costumes because, although he did not perform in masques himself, lavish expenditure on his clothes set a precedent at court.
I love our open-handed freedom, our democracy, our maverick humour and unflustered sense of a fair go.
It may already be too late to take the more open-handed British approach, and for reasons of self-preservation they may need to adopt an uncharacteristically guarded stance.
Briant painted a picture of a meaningless post-pub altercation, an open-handed push, a momentary spat from which both parties walked away.
After the Argentinian invasion of the Falklands, US assistance for its British ally was far from instant or open-handed .
However, a participation rate of 100 percent is unrealistic, given that participation rates for even the most open-handed European programs are well below this maximum.