This signature is not his face--age can change that beyond recognition; it is not his hair, for that can fall out; it is not his height, for duplicates of that exist; it is not his form, for duplicates of that exist also, whereas this signature is each man's very own--there is no duplicate of it among the swarming populations of the globe
Please turn that cardboard face down, and take this one, and compare it searchingly, by the magnifier, with the fatal signature upon the knife handle, and report your finding to the court.
Compare it with the assassin's signature upon the knife handle.
witnessing a signature is not to be done by mooning out of window and smoking into the flowers.
If my signature pledges me to anything," she said, "surely I have some claim to know what that pledge is?
Excuse me, Sir Percival," I said--"but as one of the witnesses to the signature, I venture to think that I HAVE something to do with the matter.
After what you have just said to me," she replied firmly, "I refuse my signature until I have read every line in that parchment from the first word to the last.
Either because his interest in this work thrust the incident of the signature
from his memory, or for some reason of which Caleb was more conscious, Mrs.
He snatched a pen, and was about to affix his signature to the paper that lay on the table, when the Captain of Castle William placed his hand upon his shoulder.
Then, it is said, he shuddered, as if that signature had granted away his salvation.
The order shall go signed in the same book," said Don Quixote, "and on seeing it my niece will make no difficulty about obeying it; as to the loveletter thou canst put by way of signature, 'Yours till death, the Knight of the Rueful Countenance.
And how well you fit in 'The Knight of the Rueful Countenance' into the signature.
There is no need to sign it," said Don Quixote, "but merely to put my flourish, which is the same as a signature, and enough for three asses, or even three hundred.
I recognize them," said Morrel, whose face was suffused, as he thought that, for the first time in his life, he would be unable to honor his own signature.
Sir," said he, "up to this time -- and it is now more than four-and-twenty years since I received the direction of this house from my father, who had himself conducted it for five and thirty years -- never has anything bearing the signature of Morrel & Son been dishonored.