Why do I need signs if I'm running unopposed?
The distant sky showed signs of growing lighter.
They sat, waiting for the girl to show signs of life.
His eyes were dark and warm like Bianca's, his frame just over six feet and still lanky, though he showed signs of starting to fill out.
Short, dark hair framed a face with plain features that showed the signs of a lifetime of battle.
Her hands flew over the keypads as she checked the networks for signs of tampering.
The small kitchen showed signs of its past life, before the addition of a modern sink and electric stove.
His eyes were wiser, his face firmer with few signs of the troubled youth she remembered.
Signs of the party the night before still remained, from the garbage bags awaiting pickup to one table with two wine glasses still present.
We'll be watching for signs of trauma.
How did they not have emotions when she saw signs of them?
As if it were no particular problem, he said they had lost vital signs in flight a couple times.
"There may be signs soon of deterioration, Deidre," he said with gravity.
It was cold, sandy – and completely void of any other signs of life for miles.
It was the kind of place his brothers would love: opulent and openly displaying signs of wealth.
She heard no signs of the demon pursing but trotted down the stairs, hoping to find another way into the dungeons where the Immortal warriors lived.
The prisoner squatted below a window and appeared to be listening for signs of pursuit.
The head butler, napkin on arm, was scanning the setting of the table, making signs to the footmen, and anxiously glancing from the clock to the door by which the prince was to enter.
"I was a bit pissed this morning to have my condo blown out from under me and quite a few of my vamps vaporized," the devil said, glancing down at clothing displaying signs of burns and plaster.
Traci's found signs of the vamps' surveillance around two more of our safe houses.
I've been there twice to check for signs of vamp surveillance.
Darian was showing more signs of life.
The mansion was quiet again, the signs of activity from earlier gone.
Joseph asked Fred for a marker and cardboard and began making "No Trespassing" signs, signifying he planned a visit to the mine later.
The excavation was wider here and Dean could see signs of some earlier passage in the mud at the edge.
Dean was hoping to find it or at least telltale signs that a body had decomposed on this spot, but no such evidence was apparent.
"Dean for Sheriff" signs were being wired on the doors, front and back.
Six ladies, all carrying campaign signs, formed an honor guard around the vehicle.
You don't print up those signs and take out newspaper ads on that short notice.
He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.
His death dealers were around, ever-wary for signs of demons.
Isn't that one of the signs I'm starting to deteriorate?
Deidre studied her, picking up other signs of how different they were.
You felt the signs, as father said?
It wasn't anywhere near the size of Romas's, and the dwelling showed signs of wear and use.
"He did not feel the signs," Ne'Rin said with another sharp look.
He had waited for the signs his father warned him against, intending to take on whatever woman that brought him.
There was nothing on the red planet, no signs of buildings, no life.
The men ignored the signs of war, instead keeping to a quick pace along their path.
Mansr still scanned for signs of life, and A'Ran watched as they grew farther from the temple.
She heard no signs of war but saw the distant night sky light up with orange and red flashes.
It's marked with biohazard signs and a serial.
She crept around the bed and leaned on it gingerly, watching for signs of him waking.
He looked for signs anyone had walked through the brush and branches, pausing at intervals to squat and look at his surroundings from a different angle.
Many people alive today were adults when signs that said "Whites Only" were common.
Martha Washington understood my signs, and I seldom had any difficulty in making her do just as I wished.
When we were fortunate enough to find a nest I never allowed her to carry the eggs home, making her understand by emphatic signs that she might fall and break them.
The few signs I used became less and less adequate, and my failures to make myself understood were invariably followed by outbursts of passion.
He understood my signs, and I knew it and loved him at once.
I guessed vaguely from my mother's signs and from the hurrying to and fro in the house that something unusual was about to happen, so I went to the door and waited on the steps.
I smelt the violets in her hand and asked, half in words, half in signs, a question which meant, "Is love the sweetness of flowers?"
Very soon the green, pointed buds showed signs of opening.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
The signs, which I had so lately learned, and which I thought I knew, perplexed me.
Indeed, I am not sure now that I read all the signs correctly.
When I began the study of Latin prosody, I devised and explained to my professor a system of signs indicating the different meters and quantities.
The signs, which I had learned the day before, and which I thought I knew perfectly, confused me.
Her mother interfered at this point and showed Helen by signs that she must not touch the bag.
She understood in a flash and ran downstairs to tell her mother, by means of emphatic signs, that there was some candy in a trunk for her.
Helen evidently knew where she was as soon as she touched the boxwood hedges, and made many signs which I did not understand.
No doubt they were signs for the different members of the family at Ivy Green.
I SHALL USE COMPLETE SENTENCES IN TALKING TO HER, and fill out the meaning with gestures and her descriptive signs when necessity requires it; but I shall not try to keep her mind fixed on any one thing.
She had signs for SMALL and LARGE long before I came to her.
The other day I substituted the words SMALL and LARGE for these signs, and she at once adopted the words and discarded the signs.
When I asked her about it in the morning, she said, "Book--cry," and completed her meaning by shaking and other signs of fear.
By signs she made me understand that she wished another story, and I gave her a book containing very short stories, written in the most elementary style.
She expressed ideas in signs before she learned language.
Mrs. Keller writes me that before her illness Helen made signs for everything, and her mother thought this habit the cause of her slowness in learning to speak.
After the illness, when they were dependent on signs, Helen's tendency to gesture developed.
The unmeaning babblings of the infant were becoming day by day conscious and voluntary signs of what she felt and thought.
At the time when I became her teacher, she had made for herself upward of sixty signs, all of which were imitative and were readily understood by those who knew her.
The only signs which I think she may have invented were her signs for SMALL and LARGE.
The Lord's prayer in signs is not the Lord's prayer in English.
When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
The general and colonel looked sternly and significantly at one another like two fighting cocks preparing for battle, each vainly trying to detect signs of cowardice in the other.
Then a place was assigned to Pierre, he was shown the signs of the Lodge, told the password, and at last was permitted to sit down.
Davout glanced at him silently and plainly derived pleasure from the signs of agitation and confusion which appeared on Balashev's face.
He felt that the condition he was in could not continue long, that a catastrophe was coming which would change his whole life, and he impatiently sought everywhere for signs of that approaching catastrophe.
Unconsciously imitating her father, she now tried to express herself as he did, as much as possible by signs, and her tongue too seemed to move with difficulty.
Swaying from side to side on his long, thin legs in his fluttering dressing gown, this lunatic was running impetuously, his gaze fixed on Rostopchin, shouting something in a hoarse voice and making signs to him to stop.
She understood those words to mean that he had suddenly softened and that this softening and gentleness were signs of approaching death.
The house had escaped the fire; it showed signs of damage but its general aspect was unchanged.
Countess Mary turned pale with fright and made signs to the boy.
Howie showed no signs of the anxiety he displayed on round one but his eagerness kept him awake.
I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone, but if I closely consider the signs, I can see his tendency to take advantage of others, if only in a self-serving way.
"C'mon, c'mon," Damian urged, watching for signs of life in the woman.
She glanced at the signs at the nearest intersection indicating the direction of the major department stores and the food court.
Darkyn himself had shown some signs of being affected by her, perhaps not as much as she liked, but more than she ever expected.
"Getting a jump in case some latecomer signs up," Fred grumbled.
There's 'Fitzgerald for Sheriff' signs up and down the highway and I hear tell he bought a big ad in the Plain Dealer.
She heard no signs of demons fighting from outside the room.
She found herself ascending the servants. stairwell at a run, in case the Ully-demon was still stalking her, until she reached her floor, which appeared blessedly free of any signs of battle and death.
She scoured each side of the hall for signs labeling what doors might lead to what.
A half-burned candle sat in a dish on the bureau, perhaps signs of Edith's fascination with the last century.
"I'm not looking for a man," Carmen answered sullenly as she examined the first doe for signs of impending birth.
At last, the first signs of spring were evident.
The four men were clean, neatly dressed, and without the signs of lack of sleep or food that Brady's men displayed.
The demon lord, Darkyn, circled the shape-shifting demon, looking for any signs its true nature hadn't been completely screened by the combination of its own skill and the injections.
Kris watched him for any telltale signs he was a demon. So far, every move was very Kiki.
He began making queer signs and passes toward the Wizard; but the little man did not watch him long.
We know all this is true because we see signs of it already.
I am told that while I was still in long dresses I showed many signs of an eager, self-asserting disposition.
I had noticed that my mother and my friends did not use signs as I did when they wanted anything done, but talked with their mouths.
I made the signs that she had used when she wished me to go for the cake, and pushed her toward the door.
Signs were hung out on all sides to allure him; some to catch him by the appetite, as the tavern and victualling cellar; some by the fancy, as the dry goods store and the jeweller's; and others by the hair or the feet or the skirts, as the barber, the shoemaker, or the tailor.
The faded signs of massive scarring were on one side of her neck while there was blood on the other, as if someone had just hurt her.
His own mother had been far from beautiful, and his father had told him the signs he'd found the right woman were unmistakable.