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.
Cynthia noticed him picking at his fingers, a sure sign he was a bundle of nerves.
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.
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.
Her breath caught as she gazed at him, and she looked for any sign he was still angry at her.
"Let's all sign it," Cynthia said when she'd finished, and each added a signature.
He even produced a notebook, a sure sign of expanding curiosity.
Pump gas and sign baseball cards?
I saw a sign back in Kansas last month.
"And when you make a sign she will bring you to her in the Land of Oz?" continued the boy.
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.
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.
God is my witness," and she made the sign of the cross, "I love her so much, and all of you, only Vera...
"If we live we shall see," replied Bilibin, his face again becoming smooth as a sign that the conversation was at an end.
Then he made a sign to someone, and the torturing pain in his abdomen caused Prince Andrew to lose consciousness.
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.
He glared down at her, looking for some sign of the woman he'd thought she was.
But he showed no sign of life as he took up his position in his corner, and desperation crept through her.
He stared into Darian's gold eyes, seeking some sign of the man he'd known.
He tilted his head in a sign of genuine curiosity.
"Sign the buck," he said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"The auditor wrote out a petition for you," continued Tushin, "and you ought to sign it and ask this gentleman to take it.
But the oaks show no sign yet.
I made the sign of the Knights of the East and of Jerusalem, and he responded in the same manner, asking me with a mild smile what I had learned and gained in the Prussian and Scottish lodges.
The day before the count was to return, Sonya noticed that Natasha sat by the drawing-room window all the morning as if expecting something and that she made a sign to an officer who drove past, whom Sonya took to be Anatole.
She was evidently unable to speak and made a sign with her hands that they should leave her alone.
He not only showed no sign of constraint or self-reproach on account of his outburst that morning, but, on the contrary, tried to reassure Balashev.
"But a large number of monasteries and churches is always a sign of the backwardness of a people," said Napoleon, turning to Caulaincourt for appreciation of this remark.
Darkyn wasn't happy, but Deidre wasn't scared, a sign Gabriel took as good.