He was alone, and as he alighted from his vehicle carrying his cardboard sign, he spotted them.
With his left hand he drew Bagration toward him, and with his right, on which he wore a ring, he made the sign of the cross over him with a gesture evidently habitual, offering his puffy cheek, but Bagration kissed him on the neck instead.
Deidre wasn't certain if there was any affection for his daughter, though his persistence in healing her was a sign of either care or obligation.
The very fact that we have debated in recent years whether we can use torture to get information that will save lives is a sign of the effects of civilization.
The massive vamp hadn't attacked or turned his back at the first sight of him, a sign Jule took as positive.
"And when you make a sign she will bring you to her in the Land of Oz?" continued the boy.
I tried hard to teach her my sign language, but she was dull and inattentive.
And if Pierre was often struck by Andrew's lack of capacity for philosophical meditation (to which he himself was particularly addicted), he regarded even this not as a defect but as a sign of strength.
Before the guns an artillery sentry was pacing up and down; he stood at attention when the officer arrived, but at a sign resumed his measured, monotonous pacing.
I saw a sign back in Kansas last month.
Cynthia noticed him picking at his fingers, a sure sign he was a bundle of nerves.
"If we live we shall see," replied Bilibin, his face again becoming smooth as a sign that the conversation was at an end.
When they prayed for the Imperial family and the Synod, she bowed very low and made the sign of the cross, saying to herself that even if she did not understand, still she could not doubt, and at any rate loved the governing Synod and prayed for it.
A Cleveland mother had reported an infant child was taken from his crib while napping yet when Howie was able to enter the location before and during the alleged time, there was no sign of the child.
The damn thing might as well had a sign on it, saying, hey, coppers, here I am!
Her breath caught as she gazed at him, and she looked for any sign he was still angry at her.
Surprised, she sought some sign he was testing her or baiting her again.
"Let's all sign it," Cynthia said when she'd finished, and each added a signature.
At the first sign of real trouble, those who weren't had begun to show their true allegiances.
The only sign of life was a slight wriggling of his tail.
The deaf child who has only the sign language of De l'Epee is an intellectual Philip Nolan, an alien from all races, and his thoughts are not the thoughts of an Englishman, or a Frenchman, or a Spaniard.
But, don't be uneasy, he added, noticing that the count was beginning to breathe heavily and quickly which was always a sign of approaching anger.
God is my witness," and she made the sign of the cross, "I love her so much, and all of you, only Vera...
Anna Mikhaylovna made a hurried sign with her eyes, glancing at the sick man's hand and moving her lips as if to send it a kiss.
Princess Mary, supporting her sister-in-law, still looked with her beautiful eyes full of tears at the door through which Prince Andrew had gone and made the sign of the cross in his direction.
His hitherto puckered brow became smooth as a sign of pleasure, and with a slight smile he began to examine his nails.
Then he made a sign to someone, and the torturing pain in his abdomen caused Prince Andrew to lose consciousness.
That's a sign of a good harvest next year.
The man who explains the movement of the locomotive by the smoke that is carried back has noticed that the wheels do not supply an explanation and has taken the first sign that occurs to him and in his turn has offered that as an explanation.
There was no sign of mayhem in the vehicle although a restraint was bolted to the rear floor.
"There's a man on the corner with a sign saying the world is going to end, but the sign's dated last year," Jule said.
If I wanted my mother to make ice-cream for dinner I made the sign for working the freezer and shivered, indicating cold.
Well, I must confess, I do not like the sign-language, and I do not think it would be of much use to the deaf-blind.
Indeed, at one time it was believed that the best way for them to communicate was through systematized gestures, the sign language invented by the Abbe de l'Epee.
Finding that there was, she turned to me, making the sign of turning a key and pointing to the bag.
I made her understand, by pointing to a trunk in the hall and to myself and nodding my head, that I had a trunk, and then made the sign that she had used for eating, and nodded again.
She made the "c-a," then stopped and thought, and making the sign for eating and pointing downward she pushed me toward the door, meaning that I must go downstairs for some cake.
She kept going to the door, as if she expected some one, and every now and then she would touch her cheek, which is her sign for her mother, and shake her head sadly.
When she spells "milk," she points to the mug, and when she spells "mug," she makes the sign for pouring or drinking, which shows that she has confused the words.
She noticed this at once and made the sign for it.
Taking the bullet she made her habitual sign for SMALL--that is, by pinching a little bit of the skin of one hand.
Then she took the other ball and made her sign for LARGE by spreading both hands over it.