Endowed with a handsome face and manly figure, he studied the delivery and gestures of the most distinguished advocates in the Forum, especially Q.
Logan had seemed off in hindsight, his gestures unnatural and his talk stilted.
Judging by the accounts of those who saw it, and the fragmentary evidences which remain, the tumultuous medley of men -and horses, and the expressions of martial fury and despair, must have been conceived and rendered with a mastery not less commanding than had been the looks and gestures of bodeful sorrow and soul's perplexity among the quiet company on the convent wall at Milan.
He asked me to indicate as far as I could the gestures and action that should go with the lines.
Crowds of persons attended his addresses, on whom his energy, command of language, powerful voice and impassioned gestures made a profound impression.
Finally, the latest episode in Poland still fresh in the captain's memory, and which he narrated with rapid gestures and glowing face, was of how he had saved the life of a Pole (in general, the saving of life continually occurred in the captain's stories) and the Pole had entrusted to him his enchanting wife (parisienne de coeur) while himself entering the French service.
Of Sulpicius as an orator, Cicero says (Brutus, 55): "He was by far the most dignified of all the orators I have heard, and, so to speak, the most tragic; his voice was loud, but at the same time sweet and clear; his gestures were full of grace; his language was rapid and voluble, but not redundant or diffuse; he tried to imitate Crassus, but lacked his charm."
His voice was strong and carried far, he had little grace of delivery, and his gestures were often violent.
Donnie responded with nods, smiles and gestures while Fred and Dean, scrunched into the back seat, politely listened.
Often, the smallest gift gestures mean the most.
Most of those present were elderly, respected men with broad, self-confident faces, fat fingers, and resolute gestures and voices.
Intertribal communication was through gestures; it may be, survivals of a primordial speech, antedating the differentiated spoken languages.
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.
His presence was dignified, his voice capable of indefinite modulation, and his gestures animated and attractive.
To these gestures let there be added the use of the interjectional cries, such as oh!
You can really truly do magic hand gestures to make your machine go.
They often avoid eye contact or do not respond to facial gestures, such as smiles.
His gestures were scanty, his voice was not powerful, but he was desperately in earnest, and he held his audience whether his sermon contained a picturesque and detailed description of the torments of the damned, or, as was often the case, spoke of the love and peace of God in the heart of man.
His lofty themes and stately eloquence made a profound impression, especially upon young men; his platform presence was imposing, for he was six feet and four inches in height and of massive frame; his voice was clear and of great power; his gestures unconventional and individual, but vigorous and impressive.
Grave and serious in manner, speaking slowly, but with energetic gestures, simple and abstemious in his life - his daily bill of fare being reckoned as hardly costing a couple of francs - Leo XIII.
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.
Clicking through slides, her commentary sounded dramatic and her gestures showed excitement for the art.
That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
With his left hand, he gestures toward the stern of a ship at sea.
Kids will enjoy pointing at their body parts and making gestures throughout the book to go along with the story.
Both devices support multitouch gestures.
His personal appearance was remarkable, and not imposing, for he was very short, with plain features, ungainly gestures and manners, very near-sighted, and of disagreeable voice; yet he became (after wisely giving up an attempt at the ornate style of oratory) a very effective speaker in a kind of conversational manner, and in the epigram of debate he had no superior among the statesmen of his time except Lord Beaconsfield.
Being of a bold disposition, and the trees favouring its mode of life often growing near houses, it will become on slight encouragement familiar with men; and its neat attire of ash-grey and warm buff, together with its sprightly gestures, render it an attractive visitor.
The words that accompanied the manual gestures are, in the rituals that have come down to us, wholly dominated by the myth of Osiris:
His grimaces, his gestures, his mutterings, sometimes diverted and sometimes terrified people who did not know him.
Something of the imposing unity of his work was also, no doubt, due to an extraordinary power of memory, which enabled Millet to paint (like Horace Vernet) without a model; he could recall with precision the smallest details of attitudes or gestures which he proposed to represent.
The browser supports up to six tabs, features multi-touch gestures, and provides the ability to save pictures on web pages.
Copropraxia-The involuntary display of unacceptable/obscene gestures.
Body language-Communication without words, also sometimes referred to as "non-verbal communication"; conscious or unconscious bodily movements and gestures that communicate to others a person's attitudes and feelings.
Some children may communicate via gestures, nodding, or very brief utterances.
Behavior assesses the patient's motor activity (movements) such as walking, gestures, muscular twitching, and impulse control.
Directly respond to the statements and gestures of other children.
Give reasons for their own statements, gestures, and actions.
Examples of complex motor tics include such gestures as jumping, squatting, making motions with the hands, twirling around when walking, touching or smelling an object repeatedly, and holding the body in an unusual position.
Mental retardation causes global language delay, including delayed auditory comprehension and use of gestures.
In these ways, the infant moves from simple to more complex gestures.
Children with Rett's syndrome usually repeat certain movements and gestures, in particular, hand wringing or hand washing.
By nine months, infants can imitate gestures and actions, experiment with the physical properties of objects, understand simple words such as "no," and understand that an object still exists even when they cannot see it.
Language employs symbols-words, gestures, or spoken sounds-to represent objects and ideas.
Communication of language begins with spoken sounds combined with gestures, relying on two different types of skills.
Children first learn to receive communications by listening to and understanding what they hear (supported by accompanying gestures); next, they experiment with expressing themselves through speaking and gesturing.
Language development for toddlers includes: using two-word combinations, taking turns speaking and listening, using the word no frequently, and using gestures to express needs and desires.
In the absence of genetic markers (facial features, gestures, body language, basic personality, interests, and talents) both adoptive parents and the adopted child must learn how to communicate.
Like any purely allegorical performance, the gestures and emotions portrayed are large and sometimes even grotesque, and this has been some of the criticism of the production.
The pictures in the gallery offer frequent nudity, erotic poses and provocative gestures, so when you view these images, you'll want to make sure that all children are out of the room.
It may sound silly, but small gestures of love are the things that can easily fall by the wayside as you become more bound to each other.
This language is spoken through eye contact, facial expressions, body gestures, posture and other mannerisms.
If the feelings are reciprocated that person will respond positively to your gestures.
One of the reasons that winking isn't the best flirting technique is that such gestures don't always come across as being sincere.
Your partner might say one thing but gestures show something completely different.
Everyone within a culture understands the meaning of certain gestures, personal space, eye contact and facial expressions.
When meeting someone new from another country, it is best to keep hand gestures to a minimum.
Until your significant other understands what you mean by your hand gestures, you will want to make sure that you don't offend.
Body language is a nonverbal form of communication, displayed by facial expressions, stances, and gestures.
Consider romantic gestures and ideas as a guide to communicating closeness.
Sweet gestures mean more from a partner that cares than one whose just being nice because they think they should because it is a holiday.
Nonverbal communication could be gestures, idiosyncratic movements, cultural habits, posture, involuntary physiological responses to stimuli, and "costumes and scenery."
A change in the use of gestures can signal an attraction.
Look at the gestures and movements that are normal, and then when you see a deviation from the norm, you can observe connections between emotional state and behavior.
Romantic gestures also mature and evolve over time.
Once someone has been betrayed, it is hard to trust someone after that - and often simple, nice gestures or accidental misunderstandings seem to be signs of infidelity in the minds of the person recovering from the cheating.
He tries to stand out: This guy might try to get you to notice him by teasing you, being loud, taking risks around you, or having animated gestures.
More dramatic or flamboyant proposals can become expensive and while these are wonderful gestures, there are also some downsides.
A punchline said out loud doesn't directly translate into written humor because readers can't hear a comedian's tone of voice or see facial expressions and gestures.
Surprise your Aries boyfriend with romantic gestures such as a well planned out evening of romance complete with candlelight, good food, and lots of shameless flirting.
A little admiration, some thoughtful gestures and spontaneous surprises, mixed with a little patience and strength on your part will help you keep your Aries as a boyfriend for a long time to come!
Simple gestures such as bedtime storybooks, warm baths, warm meals, taking care of them when they feel unwell will help your kids feel your love and compassion.
Between a more restricted social language (norms in our society were unacceptable in theirs, like cursing), different gestures and coloring, the movies certainly have a different feel.
Staub added, "The spirits walk our halls, grieving over a lost son, untying shoelaces, or making other playful gestures."
Those with autistic disorder are often unable to use or understand non-verbal communication cues such as facial expressions, gestures, and body posture.
People with classic autism may not be able to interpret nonverbal cues, such as gestures, body posture, or facial expression.
Understanding non-verbal cues like facial expression, body posture, or gestures can be an area of weakness, and maintaining eye contact with others may be difficult for those with HFA.
Deficits in non-verbal communication skills are common, with many individuals with Asperger syndrome are unable to interpret cues like facial expression. body language, or gestures.
Non-verbal communication is frequently impaired as well, making it difficult for those with autism to understand non-verbal cues such as body posture, tone of voice, facial expressions or gestures.
Keep in mind the cultural of the people, the gestures that can help (or hurt) you, and what your business card says about you.
Inappropriate gestures: The best cheer or squad can be tarnished by gestures that are just inappropriate.
This touch pad allowed for gestures, like swiping, to adjust the volume and to change tracks.
The Zune 4 and 8 featured a smaller version of the Zune Pad, offering the same touch-sensitive gestures for navigation.
Although Columbia had to make a few gestures to traditional retailers, such as only releasing music by mail six months after its official release date, Columbia Record Club was massive hit.
They love to giggle and laugh and are easily entertained by situations where silly gestures and movements naturally happen.
Not only was he willing to move from New York to Texas to be with her, but he also shows her how much he loves her with small gestures such as surprise dinners, affectionate phone calls and random acts of kindness.
Gestures. Asimo will shake hands when it sees a hand is being proffered for that gestures.
Some birds had discovered me as an intruder, and were making a great ado in interesting language and gestures.
The movement includes arabesques, pirouettes or other ballet steps but also eccentric passages growing from stillness to jerky gestures and kicks.
Most of us look forward to romantic gestures, from gorgeous bouquets to dreamy dinners at home.
communicatele, in the real world we are used to communicating verbally and visually through gestures.
But visual cues ¿ facial expressions, gestures, pupil dilation etc ¿ make up a massive 55% of your credibility rating.
extravagant gestures prompted by some tug at the heartstrings.
Gestures are helpful to boys, who are often later verbal communicators and may need to alleviate physical frustration and stress.
symbolic gestures, important in their time, no longer build trust.
As one-off gestures went our 24-hour strike was highly effective even if we couldn't publicize it in our own paper.
mouse gestures Allows you to execute many common commands by using a mouse gesture.
iconic hand gestures here, the BB psychologists would have a wonderful time analyzing this.
Awful scenes over his alleged infidelity would be followed by grand romantic gestures once he filled her room with thousands of fresh daisies.
But the cared-for skin, the movements, a certain lightness in her gestures, all bespoke something very different.
monosyllabic answers or gestures rather than appropriate language.
public-spirited gestures encouraged a series of bequests and gifts, which form the core of the MuseumÃ¢s collection of pictures.
rhetorical gestures, historical veracity, textual accuracy.
rude hand gestures and minor traffic offenses.
The Polar Nature of Thinking There are two fundamental gestures of thinking, one of which is analytic, and the other synthetic.
His facial expressions, moves and gestures were wonderfully underplayed and he gave a great first impression of " the underdog " .
unmentionable words and gestures, usually from the one who has lost!
The spell must be written down to be used by its caster at the same time that he writes his gestures.
The inspiration manifested itself outwardly in distorted features, foaming mouth and frantic gestures.
It remains to add that throughout we must carefully distinguish in theory, however hard this may be to do in practice, between legitimate ritual understood as such, whether integral to prayer, such as its verbal forms, or accessory, such as gestures, postures, incense, oil or what not, and the formalism of religious decay, such as generally betrays itself by its meaninglessness, by its gibberish phrases, sing-song intonation and so forth.
The wailing cry' and the frantic gestures of the cock bird in the breeding-season will tell any passer-by that a nest or brood is near; but, unless he knows how to look for it, nothing save mere chance will enable him to find it.
Pull up, I tell you! he cried in a piercing voice, and again shouted something breathlessly with emphatic intonations and gestures.
The little gestures of contempt and humiliation rankled as deeply as the confinement.
History, rhetorical gestures, historical veracity, textual accuracy.
The submission of the spirit is symbolized by the submissive gestures of the body, made according to a ritualized pattern.
Now, they run a taxi firm in New York City, and anger Americans instead with rude hand gestures and minor traffic offenses.
With elaborate gestures, she makes a pretense of twisting the inconsequential knobs.
His facial expressions, moves and gestures were wonderfully underplayed and he gave a great first impression of " the underdog ".
Sometimes it leads to furious braking and a number of unmentionable words and gestures, usually from the one who has lost !
Kinesics is the study of movement and gestures, which are key to non-verbal communication.
Baby signing is the process of applying elementary gestures to common words or commands.
They learn our speech patterns; they use our vocabulary; they mimic our gestures, absorb our fears and more.
Gift cards are also purchased for other occasions including celebrations and as thank-you gestures.
Romantic gestures don't have to involve events that consume hours of planning or hundreds of dollars.
Remember to acknowledge birthdays and occasions like Mother's Day and Father's Day with cards, small gifts or other celebratory gestures to instill thoughtfulness in the child and demonstrate caring and kindness.
Over the course of a lifetime, these small gestures can really add up to a significant amount of waste reduction.
Although these steps may seem like small gestures, they can make a significant impact when millions of people join in the effort.
Modern art is usually composed of bold shapes and gestures.
Make time every day to do nice things for yourself, even if they're just small gestures.
Playing charades can be an enjoyable youth group game where each person acts out a particular phrase, person, or event by using only gestures.
One of the most thoughtful gestures is to assure that you hit various price points in your selections.
Gestures: Study people in a pleasant conversation and you will notice that even though gestures vary greatly from one person to another, there is generally a harmonious flow with how gestures are made.
Gestures make sense and are congruent to the conversation.
While some people rely on specific gestures or words to tell if someone is lying, it is more important to look for the change that can occur when a person tells a lie.
When people are sincere, their gestures match their faces, but people tend to limit movement to their lips and mouth when lie they.
They do not focus on creating grand musical gestures but rather on creating basic rock music.
He uses an excessive amount of profanity, participates in a lot of physical comedy, displays many explicit gestures, and heavily consumes alcohol on camera.
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