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Samuel Weller, decorated with Bob Sawyer's hat, was seated in the centre thereof, discussing a twin sandwich, with an animated countenance, the expression of which betokened his entire and perfect approval of the whole arrangement.
The straggling cottages by the road- side, the dingy hue of every object visible, the murky atmosphere, the paths of cinders and brick-dust, the deep-red glow of furnace fires in the distance, the volumes of dense smoke issuing heavily forth from high toppling chimneys, blackening and obscuring everything around; the glare of distant lights, the ponderous wagons which toiled along the road, laden with clashing rods of iron, or piled with heavy goods--all betokened their rapid approach to the great working town of Birmingham.
Besides these, and the little mare, the General, her slave and worshipper, had made her many very handsome presents, in the shape of cashmere shawls bought at the auction of a bankrupt French general's lady, and numerous tributes from the jewellers' shops, all of which betokened her admirer's taste and wealth.
The child's own nature had something wrong in it which continually betokened that she had been born amiss -- the effluence of her mother's lawless passion -- and often impelled Hester to ask, in bitterness of heart, whether it were for ill or good that the poor little creature had been born at all.
COUN Rob Higgins (Journal Letters, August 12) is rightly pleased by the recognition accorded to Alan Turing and the alleged affirmation of a modern and tolerant society betokened by the 'restorative justice' implicit in his selection for the image on the new PS50 note.
COUN Rob Higgins is rightly pleased by the recognition accorded to Alan Turing and the alleged affirmation of a modern and tolerant society betokened by the 'restorative justice' implicit in his selection for the image on the new PS50 note.
He said the happiness shown by the enemies including the Zionist regime of Israel after Zarif's resignation well betokened the foreign minister's success so "this is the best reason for you to remain in your post".
Working with clay also betokened a certain allusion to innocence and pastoral romanticism, a legacy of the pre-modern period of Indian art.
Another refusenik joke betokened a Jew's undying hope of getting out of Russia by designating the last, legendary Jewish woman in the entire city of Leningrad.
Very much threatened by liberal impulses in the 1980s, a number of leaders within Yeshiva University called for a kind of isolationist approach from feminist forces, a decision that betokened a move toward "sectarianism" rather than the "church" model of religious behavior.
Synribo is betokened for adult patients with chronic phase (CP) or accelerated phase (AP) chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) with resistance and/or intolerance to two or more tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs).
The satirical paintings, combining the sharp wit of prewar urban cartoons with the violent distortion and compositional abstractions of modernist painting, gained a strident critical force--for instance in Resistance, 1952, or Man and Fish, 1954, in which the half-humorous, half-grotesque figures cry out against the dehumanization and social disorder betokened by mass society, nuclear weapons, and the Cold War.