Here my friend, about whose madness I now saw, or fancied that I saw, certain indications
of method, removed the peg which marked the spot where the beetle fell, to a spot about three inches to the westward of its former position.
His face was skinny and thin al most to emaciation; but yet it bore no signs of disease— on the contrary, it had every indication
of the most robust and enduring health.
But I am prepared to give you a few indications
which will be of interest.
In a well- regulated body politic this natural desire on the part of a spirited young gentleman so highly connected would be speedily recognized, but somehow William Buffy found when he came in that these were not times in which he could manage that little matter either, and this was the second indication
Sir Leicester Dedlock had conveyed to him that the country was going to pieces.
My first cursory inspection of the face of the cliffs filled my heart with forebodings, since nowhere could I discern, except where the weird herald stood still shrieking his shrill summons, the faintest indication
of even a bare foothold upon the lofty escarpment.
Here she lay breathless watching the lion; but the beast gave no indication
that he had heard aught to arouse his suspicions.
Here and there were indications
of ancient rapids and waterfalls.
He had never seen the slightest indication
on the girl's part of more than ordinary friendship.
Before long we had uncovered many other indications
that a great battle had been fought upon the ground where we stood.
Brown paper parcel here, that's all--other luggage gone by water--packing-cases, nailed up--big as houses-- heavy, heavy, damned heavy,' replied the stranger, as he forced into his pocket as much as he could of the brown paper parcel, which presented most suspicious indications
of containing one shirt and a handkerchief.
As for his true brain, you can then see no indications
of it, nor feel any.
These tears proved, what certain indications
of manner had already hinted to me, that Rosalind was more artless than I had at first supposed.
And yet, however just these sentiments will be allowed to be, we have already sufficient indications
that it will happen in this as in all former cases of great national discussion.
From these indications
it is easy to imagine Madame Granson in her cold salon with its yellow curtains and Utrecht velvet furniture, also yellow, as she straightened the round straw mats which were placed before each chair, that visitors might not soil the red-tiled floor while they sat there; after which she returned to her cushioned armchair and little work-table placed beneath the portrait of the lieutenant-colonel of artillery between two windows,--a point from which her eye could rake the rue du Bercail and see all comers.
But I paid slight attention to a substance of so little value to us in our present situation, as soon as I perceived the indications
it gave of Toby's foresight in laying in a supply of food for the expedition.