But the stage-manager, holding his chin in the hollow of his right hand
, which is the attitude of profound thought, said:
He showed no surprise at seeing another figure, but the unsteady fingers of one of his hands
strayed to his lips as he looked at it (his lips and his nails were of the same pale lead- colour), and then the hand
dropped to his work, and he once more bent over the shoe.
And this time I saw, in the writing of the ghostly hand
, these words only:
Lerumie lifted his right hand
in signal to a woman in a canoe alongside.
The blow that shore the hand
from off this arm was aimed at thy head, O King; I stayed it with my naked arm.
He lit it and, distracted by observing those around him, began crossing himself with the hand
that held the taper.
Observing this, and how, without another word, he made off, and observing too the resignation of the plaintiff, Sancho buried his head in his bosom and remained for a short space in deep thought, with the forefinger of his right hand
on his brow and nose; then he raised his head and bade them call back the old man with the stick, for he had already taken his departure.
He had never thought that a mere woman's hand
could be so sweetly soft.
Withdrawing my hand
when another hand
already stretcheth out to it; hesitating like the cascade, which hesitateth even in its leap:--thus do I hunger for wickedness!
These will give Hector son of Priam enough to do; fight as he may, he will find it hard to vanquish their indomitable fury, and fire the ships, unless the son of Saturn fling a firebrand upon them with his own hand
All the materials of a proper Yukon night were at hand
Pendleton told me," nodded Pollyanna, again; "about the woman's hand
and heart, or the child's presence, you know.