In honour of the Marquess de Mendoza, then viceroy of Peru--under whose auspices the navigator sailed--he bestowed upon them the name which denoted
the rank of his patron, and gave to the world on his return a vague and magnificent account of their beauty.
A single track, barely wide enough to receive the sleigh, * denoted the route of the highway, and this was sunk nearly two feet below the surrounding surface.
The vapor from their nostrils was seen to issue like smoke; and every object in the view, as well as every arrangement of the travellers, denoted the depth of a winter in the mountains.
Even without the glossy green hide and the metal ornaments which denoted the tribes to which they belonged, I would have known them on the instant for what they were, for where else in all the universe is their like duplicated?
There were two men and four females in the party and their ornaments denoted them as members of different hordes, a fact which tended to puzzle me infinitely, since the various hordes of green men of Barsoom are eternally at deadly war with one another, and never, except on that single historic instance when the great Tars Tarkas of Thark gathered a hundred and fifty thousand green warriors from several hordes to march upon the doomed city of Zodanga to rescue Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, from the clutches of Than Kosis, had I seen green Martians of different hordes associated in other than mortal combat.
She saw that it was the work of a skilled artisan and that the diamonds were of great brilliancy and superbly set, but the cutting of them denoted that they were of a former day.
His manner clearly denoted that he had never before seen them, nor imagined that the locket opened.
D'Artagnan, biting his mustache with that vivacity which denoted
in him exasperation, closely to be followed by an explosion, approached the officer.
The former denoted
the lowest, the latter the highest type of culture.
He was a splendid looking fellow, resplendent in the gorgeous trappings of an Odwar, the five brilliant feathers which denoted
his position rising defiantly erect from his thick, black hair.
He strode over to the cursing circle, swinging his shoulders in a manner which denoted
that he held victory in his fists.
1,372,640 piastres; and she gave them with an eagerness which denoted
, however, some pressure on the part of the government.
He had a scar on his forehead, which did not so much injure his beauty as it denoted
his valour (for he was a half-pay officer).
The distinction between the class of objects denoted
by such a word and the class of objects denoted
by a general name such as "man," "vegetable," or "planet," is that the sort of object which is an instance of (say) "lightning" is much simpler than (say) an individual man.
The eyes of Doctor Battius (for we deem it decorous to give the good man the appellation he most preferred) sufficiently denoted
the satisfaction with which he listened to this proposal.