Of course, she could have used sign language, but that would have been distracting - and it wouldn't have been as personal.
Surely some would have devoted a life to science, dissecting the Mayan language or the searching out demise of the Anasazi Empire.
He dialed and spoke in a different language to the man on the other end.
They exchanged a greeting in a foreign language that sounded like Russian before he held out his hand to her.
Deidre had the sense of speaking a different language, even though she understood his words.
God, he would have given both arms, his manhood, and his Captain Midnight whistle for one day as a pro, regardless of the language of the cheering fans.
It came in the form of a drone who told him in her second language that information of that kind was not available.
He lifted a small soul-tracking device off the table, a round compass whose edges were lined with symbols from a dead language too old for him to read.
Jonathan had taken the time to learn sign language so that he could talk to Alex and she had kept him away from the hospital.
Body language announced that he was emotionally reacting – something his facial expression didn't betray.
The summary of results might as well have been in a foreign language with the medical terminology, abbreviations and sprinkling of what seemed like random numbers.
She listened to his rant, peppered with language no kid Toby's age should hear.
As much and as often as Annie wrote, the letters and numbers must have almost become a second language to her.
It's very romantic, even if the language is a bit stilted.
"Watch your language, asshole," Rita snarled, not missing a beat in her typing.
Sorry 'bout the language, Ma'am.
The language was from his homeland of Karyan, a place he left when he was a child.
Right now it was enough to hear his deep voice, regardless of which language he spoke.
That was the summer he learned a third language – sign language.
That was strange language coming from Denton.
I know human nature and can read body language, so I can tell certain things, more than humans, because of the heightened senses of a vampire.
What, however, with the idealists was an object of thought alone, the absolute, is to Lotze only inadequately definable in rigorous philosophical language; the aspirations of the human heart, the contents of our feelings and desires, the aims of art and the tenets of religious faith must be grasped in order to fill the empty idea of the absolute with meaning.
Speaking in English, he displayed an eloquence and command of the language scarcely excelled by the greatest orators in their own tongue.
Many years before you came here this Land was united under one Ruler, as it is now, and the Ruler's name was always 'Oz,' which means in our language 'Great and Good'; or, if the Ruler happened to be a woman, her name was always 'Ozma.'
If he thought to frighten the striped beast by such language he was mistaken.
"We are to understand that the Phrygian language was the first of all languages," was the answer.
Their "native language" will become their second language.
I mention these reprehensible actions to illustrate how language can divide us.
I tried hard to teach her my sign language, but she was dull and inattentive.
I had now the key to all language, and I was eager to learn to use it.
It is not enough even to be able to speak the language of that nation by which they are written, for there is a memorable interval between the spoken and the written language, the language heard and the language read.
However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.
Even that final running away, described in ordinary language as the lowest depth of baseness which every child is taught to be ashamed of--even that act finds justification in the historians' language.
They came up to the fire, hoarsely uttering something in a language our soldiers did not understand.