To this class I was more communicative; and when I severally informed them that I had actually been to the Moon, some of them shrugged their shoulders, others laughed in my face, and some were angry at my supposed attempt to deceive them; but all, with a single exception, were incredulous.
The negro shrugged away such thoughts, and with a certain effort replaced them with the constructive idea that was bringing him South once more.
I stood for wickedness, you stood for virtue, and virtue has triumphed; but, between ourselves"--he smiled and shrugged his shoulders--"they're both only words and--it isn't important, anyhow."
"--Satirical and debonair, he shrugged his shoulders.--"What use, among these thousands of yellow pigs?"
and then smiled a little, perhaps shrugged a trifle, and added: "Great fellow--Prescott.
He stopped and drew himself up, shaking his head, as if to shrug off the spell of his own feeling.
shrugged the secretary. "
In Section (d), Congress shrugged off responsibility for the computer-crime turf-battle between the Service and the Bureau, and made them fight it out all by themselves.
Sinclair shrugged away this rejoinder.
She shrugged the question away and stepped out of her room toward the kitchen, whistling a tune to raise her spirits.
shrugged Newmark. "
He shrugged, a favorite mannerism, it seemed.
says Manuel, shrugging lordily. "
shrugged the judge, and turning to his secretary: "Ask the lady to come in."
He does but shrug his head.
She shrugged away his hand without ill-temper. "
said the piffero, showing all his teeth, and shrugging his shoulders good-naturedly, while the other echoed the pantomime.
A little chilly shiver ran through Hervey but he managed to shrug the feeling away--the feeling that someone was standing behind him, listening, and looking into his shameful soul.
Oh, I thought maybe they were trying to scrimp on the ring--" Mrs. Heeny, shrugging away this explanation, rose from her seat and rolled back her shiny black sleeves.
The guardsman shrugged his epaulettes in despair.
I know you wanted to help me, but"--he shrugged his shoulders--"my duty!"
Mademoiselle Viefville looked towards the streets, along which divers tall, sombre-looking countrymen, with faces more lugubrious than those of the mutes of a funeral, were sauntering, with a desperate air of enjoyment; and she shrugged her shoulders, as she muttered to herself, "que ces Americains sont droles!"
She had recovered much of her composure, enough to enable her to shrug her disdain of such stupidity.
She shrugged that comment away.
Monk shrugged his brows back into place, found paper of the sort desired, even went so far as to dip the pen for Lanyard.
He shrugged assent.
The district attorney shrugged this answer away before he went on to say: "You have listened to Zadok Brown's testimony.
Again shrugging his shoulders and expectorating at the same time, two actions that with him were indications of supreme indifference, he continued his observations.