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.
Helen remained motionless through them all, not once showing the least sign that she realized what was going on.
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.
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.
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 think that he should keep a caravansary on the world's highway, where philosophers of all nations might put up, and on his sign should be printed, Entertainment for man, but not for his beast.
Cynthia noticed him picking at his fingers, a sure sign he was a bundle of nerves.
I tried hard to teach her my sign language, but she was dull and inattentive.
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.
I saw a sign back in Kansas last month.
At the first sign of real trouble, those who weren't had begun to show their true allegiances.
In other words, even if Country X and Country Y sign a free trade agreement, either (or both) can still pursue such an agreement with Country Z as well.
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.
I am glad to know that it takes a gang of men for every five miles to keep the sleepers down and level in their beds as it is, for this is a sign that they may sometime get up again.
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.
"If we live we shall see," replied Bilibin, his face again becoming smooth as a sign that the conversation was at an end.
His hitherto puckered brow became smooth as a sign of pleasure, and with a slight smile he began to examine his nails.
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.
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.
When the sun had entirely emerged from the fog, and fields and mist were aglow with dazzling light--as if he had only awaited this to begin the action--he drew the glove from his shapely white hand, made a sign with it to the marshals, and ordered the action to begin.
I want him! said Natasha, with glittering eyes and no sign of a smile.
"The vibration of my left calf is a great sign with me," he remarked at a later date.
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.
Though he did not speak, Princess Mary saw and knew how unpleasant every sign of anxiety on his account was to him.
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.
Natasha was so used to this kind of talk with her husband that for her it was the surest sign of something being wrong between them if Pierre followed a line of logical reasoning.
If I wanted my mother to make ice-cream for dinner I made the sign for working the freezer and shivered, indicating cold.
The only sign of life was a slight wriggling of his tail.
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.
I spelled "d-o-l-l" slowly in her hand and pointed to the doll and nodded my head, which seems to be her sign for possession.