But look here, Dave," said Tom, you used to tell people's fortunes, too, when you took their finger marks
During Silas's absence in the daytime the door had been locked, and there had been no marks
of any inroad on his return by daylight.
The same distinction marks
off Tragedy from Comedy; for Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.
Occasionally the marks
were hidden under tufts of myrtle, which spread into large bushes laden with blossoms, or beneath parasitical lichen.
were some twenty yards from the body and no one gave them a thought.
Perkins had written the marks
, a surprise awaited him; for the two boys at the top of the form seemed to have done very ill, while others who had never distinguished themselves before were given full marks
At four marks
do I value meat, cart, and mare," quoth the Butcher, "but if I do not sell all my meat I will not have four marks
There were many men in San Francisco against whom he had registered black marks
, and now and again, with one of his lightning strokes, he erased such a mark
He asked a man felling oaks in the forest if he had seen any marks
of his footsteps or knew where his lair was.
My children," said he, "you have not shown me many marks
of respect during my life, but you will attest your sorrow for my death.
I know that I sprang forward, bent upon murder; I know that I was found in the gray of the morning, bruised and bloody, with finger marks
upon my throat.
It is not only his magic of words, it is this trembling touch upon the unknown, the unearthly beauty and sadness of which he makes us conscious in his poems that marks
him as great.
As all these marks
are characteristic of the parent rock-pigeon, I presume that no one will doubt that this is a case of reversion, and not of a new yet analogous variation appearing in the several breeds.
I used to admire the ripple marks
on the sandy bottom, at the north end of this pond, made firm and hard to the feet of the wader by the pressure of the water, and the rushes which grew in Indian file, in waving lines, corresponding to these marks
, rank behind rank, as if the waves had planted them.
As soon as she had a little recollected her spirits, and somewhat composed herself with a cordial, she began to inform the company of the manifold injuries she had received from her husband; who, she said, was not contented to injure her in her bed; but, upon her upbraiding him with it, had treated her in the cruelest manner imaginable; had tore her cap and hair from her head, and her stays from her body, giving her, at the same time, several blows, the marks
of which she should carry to the grave.