References in classic literature ?
Ask Marian if I am not justified in wanting to know what this writing requires of me before I sign it.
Laura's objection seems to me a perfectly fair one, and speaking for myself only, I cannot assume the responsibility of witnessing her signature, unless she first understands what the writing is which you wish her to sign.
Isanusi/ Gagool, who would have put our friend Ignosi to death, we have determined to break a rule, and to give such a sign as all men may see.
Yes, deep darkness shall cover the earth, and it shall be for a sign that Ignosi is indeed king of the Kukuanas.
This same multis utile bellum, is an assured and infallible sign, of a state disposed to seditions and troubles.
She was encouraged here by the natural sign of approbation, patting on the head.
You must efface either the two sirens or the legend, without which I forbid the exhibition of the sign.
Well, I guess we'll just sign on this steward at sixty a month and all he asks, or I'll just naturally quit you cold on the next fast steamer to San Francisco.
Now, add these words, and sign them, above the address: To be kept in your own possession, and to be opened by yourself only, on the day of my death -- or
The notary solemnly took the pen, flourished it above his head, and said, "Gentlemen, we are about to sign the contract.
The fourth auditor, who during all this conversation had played a mute part, made a sign of the head in proof that he acquiesced in the proposition.
All this time the Sub-Warden was busy, with the Chancellor's help, shifting the papers from side to side, and pointing out to the Warden the place whew he was to sign.
Nowhere, indeed, was any sign or suggestion of life except the barking of a distant dog, which, repeated with mechanical iteration, served rather to accentuate than dispel the loneliness of the scene.
I met the seal-hunter, Pete Holt, and agreed to be his boat-puller and to sign on any schooner he signed on.
Now that these unions are beaten, helpless, and drifting to bankruptcy as the proportion of unemployed men in their ranks becomes greater, they are being petted and made much of by our class; an infallible sign that they are making no further progress in their duty of destroying us.