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I shouted, holding the fingers and waiting for the single pressure which would signify "Yes.
But if imprints have been taken of the thumb and four fingers of both hands one must needs lose all entirely to escape identification.
Carelessly he dropped a hand to Michael's ear, and, with tips of fingers instinct with sensuous sympathy, began to manipulate the base of the ear where its roots bedded in the tightness of skin- stretch over the skull.
As by now all his fingers were used up, he uncrooked all his fingers and went on: "This is the theoretical view; but I imagine you have done me the honor to apply to me in order to learn its application in practice.
and is no difference made by the circumstance that one of the fingers is in the middle and another at the extremity?
His fingers strayed occasionally down to her warm, smooth cheeks and firm chin, which was growing a little full and double.
I saw them always prepare their poison with precaution; and always did they put glass gloves on their fingers in doing so.
But in order that our love may last for ever, you must give me for the ring three drops of blood from the little finger of your left hand.
cried Robert Danforth, starting up, and compressing the artist's delicate fingers within a hand that was accustomed to gripe bars of iron.
The only thing about her that he had particularly noticed was a ring of peculiar workmanship upon a finger of the hand that Rokoff had seized, and he determined to note the fingers of the women passengers he came upon thereafter, that he might discover the identity of her whom Rokoff was persecuting, and learn if the fellow had offered her further annoyance.
To her helpless amazement she found herself in the low chair before the dressing table, with her hair already tumbling about her ears under ten eager, but very gentle fingers.
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers.