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Knee Tribute

Adoration or reverence, by prostration or bending the knee.

Coming to receive from us
Knee-tribute yet unpaid, prostration vile

Milton Paradise Lost, v P82

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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