At dessert she heard, not without emotions of delight, certain sounds in the antechamber and salon which denoted
the arrival of her usual guests.
I made out his prevailing qualities directly: self-confidence--because his head was well set on his shoulders, and his black eyes looked around with cold assurance; calmness--for his skin, rather pale, showed his coolness of blood; energy--evinced by the rapid contraction of his lofty brows; and courage--because his deep breathing denoted
great power of lungs.
The young woman continued to advance; and in addition to the lightness of her step, which had betrayed her, she emitted a little cough which denoted
a sweet voice.
Andrea seized the certificate of his father's marriage and his own baptismal register, and after having opened them with all the eagerness which might be expected under the circumstances, he read them with a facility which proved that he was accustomed to similar documents, and with an expression which plainly denoted
an unusual interest in the contents.
He considered that there was denoted
a lack of purpose on the part of the generals.
Even in the case of acknowledged correlatives, and where names exist for each, there will be no interdependence if one of the two is denoted
, not by that name which expresses the correlative notion, but by one of irrelevant significance.
On this point she was soon satisfied; and two or three little circumstances occurred ere they parted, which, in her anxious interpretation, denoted
a recollection of Jane not untinctured by tenderness, and a wish of saying more that might lead to the mention of her, had he dared.
The appearance of the town denoted
the greatest agitation.
A sign over the door denoted
it to be the White Mountain Post Office -- an establishment which distributes letters and newspapers to perhaps a score of persons, comprising the population of two or three townships among the hills.
But I think you intimated that you knew such a being," returned Miss Emmerson, fixing her mild eyes on Julia in a manner that denoted
Still there was an uneasy worldly glancing of the eye, that denoted
how much she lived out of herself, in the less favorable understanding of the term; an expression of countenance that I have had occasion to remark in most of those who think a very expensive handkerchief necessary to their happiness.
The fire being lit, the hearth swept, and a small kettle of a very antique pattern, such as I thought I remembered to have seen in old farmhouses in England, placed over the now ruddy flame, Frances' hands were washed, and her apron removed in an instant then she opened a cupboard, and took out a tea-tray, on which she had soon arranged a china tea-equipage, whose pattern, shape, and size, denoted
a remote antiquity; a little, old-fashioned silver spoon was deposited in each saucer; and a pair of silver tongs, equally old-fashioned, were laid on the sugar-basin; from the cupboard, too, was produced a tidy silver cream-ewer, not larger then an egg-shell.