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Zoned by those letters you saw the likeness of three Andes' summits; from one a flame; a tower on another; on the third a crowing cock; while arching over all was a segment of the partitioned zodiac, the signs all marked with their usual cabalistics, and the keystone sun entering the equinoctial point at Libra.
His joy was at its height on that day when called upon to share the secret of Cropoli the younger, and to paint the famous sign.
"Sign there," he repeated, turning suddenly on Laura, and pointing once more to the place on the parchment.
"Very good; then here we have it--'4 June, total eclipse of the moon commences at 8.15 Greenwich time, visible in Teneriffe--/South Africa/, &c.' There's a sign for you.
He can sign on for ten dollars a month if he works for the ship all his time.
When we have got our witnesses here, you have only to speak to them in these words: 'I have a document here to sign, and I wish you to write your names on it, as witnesses of my signature.' Nothing more, Mr.
The baron was to sign first, then the representative of M.
Athos called Grimaud, pointed to a large basket which lay in a corner, and made a sign to him to wrap the viands up in the napkins.
"This is the one he read but didn't sign: and this is the one he signed but didn't read!
Also, when discords, and quarrels, and factions are carried openly and audaciously, it is a sign the reverence of government is lost.
"A baronet sign such a petition!" exclaimed Trefusis.
'After a while, instead of labels, the individual letters were given to her on detached bits of paper: they were arranged side by side so as to spell BOOK, KEY, &c.; then they were mixed up in a heap and a sign was made for her to arrange them herself so as to express the words BOOK, KEY, &c.; and she did so.
I met the seal-hunter, Pete Holt, and agreed to be his boat-puller and to sign on any schooner he signed on.
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 sign my full name, for I should be vain if I could suppose that after five years of absence you would remember my initials."