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13936 example sentences with  finger

13936 example sentences with finger

Here's a little hole fretted by a ring on the third finger.

"What means this visit?" demanded the prince, whose finger pointed to the shrinking form of the girl, while his eye rested steadily on that of the monk, "and that unusual companion?

So, he took her hand in his, and, with her slender finger, spelled out this motto.

Here Nick stood an instant, with a finger raised in intense listening.

He opened the register at the page in which he had kept his finger, and looked at the last entries.

A pebble that paves the street is in itself more useful than the diamond upon a lady's finger.'

"Was it a thing to make one sad, to have a son who could twist the rulers round his little finger, and break the very laws of the Republic?

But she could not wait, and her hand, fluttering restlessly upon his shoulder, crept up to touch his cheek, thrilling him unbearably, as if each sensitive finger-tip repeated her urgency.

Could he not know that his body was bigger than his little finger, if his language were yet so imperfect that he had no such relative terms as whole and part?

"You have put your finger with strict accuracy on the causes of decline.

To repeat one of Vasari's sentences: "Some say that he never took up his brush without first making a prayer".... The "Peter" with his finger to his lips, over the sacristy, is reminding the monks that that room is vowed to silence.

Berthold Seemann speaks of a tree with finger-shaped leaves and small round berries, which the Indians sometimes offered for sale.

Of a king of Mindanao, visited by Magellan at Massana, it is written:"In every tooth he had three machie (spots?) of gold, so that they had the appearance of being tied together with gold;" which Ramusio interprets"On each finger he had three rings of gold.

Mark my words, that child will be able to twist him round with her little finger one of these days.

" "Ah! sire," said young Selby, as he laid his finger on his lip in token of silence, "this man knows more than he has ever learned from holy lore.

whispered Phebe, putting her finger on the word with a pout)"I can only say we shall be very glad to come to you.

The long finger of the clock went round, and Selwyn's long white fingers were itching for the black ball.

The finger of the clock went round and round, and at last the members came out noisily from the balloting-room, and the smiling faces of the prince's friends showed to the unhappy Selwyn that his enemy had been elected.

The subject was one to find sympathy in the hearts of Englishmen, who, though they beat their own wives, are always indignant at a man who dares to lay a little finger on those of anybody else.

He was a gentleman, and the consequences thereof were twofold: he abandoned the young woman who had trusted her affections to him, and attired his person in a complete costume of the best Lyons silk-velvet, not the proctor's velvet, which Theodore felt with thumb and finger, impudently asking 'how much a yard?'

Except that both of them held the rank of field marshal, I could put my finger on no point of similarity, either in personality or in record, which these men shared between them.

When the general had finished looking at this object we all had a chance to finger it.

In the open field, where he must aim his gun with his own eye and discharge it with his own finger, I take it the Kaiser's private soldier is no great shakes as a marksman.

When the wrapping came away a shattered finger came with itit had rotted off, if you care to know that detailand at the sight the victim uttered growling, rasping, animal-like sounds.

Mors sine morte, finis sine fine; a finger burnt by chance we may not endure, the pain is so grievous, we may not abide an hour, a night is intolerable; and what shall this unspeakable fire then be that burns for ever, innumerable infinite millions of years, in omne aevum in aeternum.

lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, which they themselves touch not with a finger.

dedo, m., finger; dos s de luz, a thin streak of light.

This man, abundantly bedecked with ear-rings, finger-rings, and other ornaments, was a useless, bullying sort of fellow; dressed to the full extent of Oriental foppishness, and because he was the magistrate's servant, he thought himself entitled to order the other servants about in the most lordly way.

One morning as I was watching the behavior of the animals in the several cages, I noticed Tiny dressing with her teeth a wounded finger.

But the latter was too quick for her, and withdrawing her hands, like a flash seized in her teeth the middle finger of Gertie's left hand.

She then bit it severely and with all her might, at the same time pulling and twisting violently, often placing the entire weight of her body on the finger.

For several seconds this continued, then Gertie succeeded in escaping, whereupon she at once retreated to the opposite end of her shelf and proceeded to attend to her injured finger.

She cried, wrung her hands, and from time to time placed the finger in her mouth as though in an effort to relieve the pain.

After watching Gertie for a time and trying to discover what she was doing, which was rendered difficult by her tendency to turn away from him, in order to shield her injured finger, he rushed over to the wire partition and made strenuous efforts to seize Tiny with his hands and teeth.

But although she continued close to the partition and often crowded against it with face and hands flattened on the wires, he was not able to get hold of her, and after a few vain attempts he returned to his mate, and again with evident solicitousness and the most troubled expression, watched her wringing her hands and chewing or sucking at her injured finger.

It is possible that Tiny's action was retaliatory, but although it is practically certain that either Gertie or Jimmie inflicted the wound on her finger, I of course cannot be sure that the spirit of revenge stirred her to punish Gertie so severely.

Probably 1823.] It is hard when a Gentleman cannot remain concealed, who affecteth obscurity with greater avidity than most do seek to have their good deeds brought to lightto haye a prying inquisitive finger, (to the danger of its own scorching), busied in removing the little peck measure (scripturally a bushel) under which one had hoped to bury his small candle.

[Here are two or three blots in red ink.] Marry, they are not always to be distinguished from the effusions of a cut finger.

Torbay, finely described in a recent novel by the Rev. R.T.S. Lowell, is an arm of the sea, a short strong arm with a slim hand and finger,

After rubbing it with a little grease, she first scratched it with her finger-nail, and then finished with soap and water and a good wiping with a coarse towel.

And she thanked me with joy, and cried: 'The happy believe not Miracles yet can be wrought: for only in need we acknowledge God's own hand and finger, that leads the good to show goodness.

In that work I remember he states that a finger-print affords evidence requiring no corroborationa most dangerous and misleading statement which has been fastened upon eagerly by the police, who have naturally been delighted at obtaining a sort of magic touchstone by which they are saved the labour of investigation.

"But, you see, it begs the whole question, which is, 'Was the crime committed by the person who made this finger-print?'

"What did you do then?" "I asked Mrs. Hornby to lend me the 'Thumbograph' so that I might show it to the Chief of the Finger-print Department, to which she consented.

These finger-prints are classified by me according to their characters and arranged in files for reference."

"I take it that you have examined a great number of finger-prints?" "I have examined many thousands of finger-prints, and have studied them closely for purposes of identification."

"I take it that you have examined a great number of finger-prints?" "I have examined many thousands of finger-prints, and have studied them closely for purposes of identification."

That is to say that, since the number of the entire human race is about sixteen thousand millions, the chance is about one to four that the print of a single finger of any one person will be identical with that of the same finger of any other member of the human race.

I made a great number of trials, and as a result found that it is extremely difficult to obtain a clear print when the finger is wetted with fresh blood.

But if the blood is allowed to dry almost completely on the finger, a very clear print is obtained."

"Is it possible to recognise a print that has been made by a nearly dry finger?"

Of the two marks, one is a blot, smeared slightly by a finger or thumb; the other is a smear only.

"Have you given any attention to the subject of finger-prints?" "Yes.

But a finger-print is a stamped impressionthe finger-tip being the stamp; and it is only necessary to obtain a stamp identical in character with the finger-tip, in order to produce an impression which is an absolute facsimile, in every respect, of the original, and totally indistinguishable from it."

But a finger-print is a stamped impressionthe finger-tip being the stamp; and it is only necessary to obtain a stamp identical in character with the finger-tip, in order to produce an impression which is an absolute facsimile, in every respect, of the original, and totally indistinguishable from it."

But a finger-print is a stamped impressionthe finger-tip being the stamp; and it is only necessary to obtain a stamp identical in character with the finger-tip, in order to produce an impression which is an absolute facsimile, in every respect, of the original, and totally indistinguishable from it."

"Would there be no means at all of detecting the difference between a forged finger-print and the genuine original?" "None whatever; for the reason that there would be no difference to detect.

The first, which is rather crude though easy to carry out, consists in taking an actual cast of the end of the finger.

A mould would be made by pressing the finger into some plastic material, such as fine modelling clay or hot sealing wax, and then, by pouring a warm solution of gelatine into the mould, and allowing it to cool and solidify, a cast would be produced which would yield very perfect finger-prints.

"In the first place it is necessary to obtain possession of, or access to, a genuine finger-print.

Now the plate of chromicized gelatine under the negative is protected from the light by the opaque parts of the negative, whereas the light passes freely through the transparent parts; but the transparent parts of the negative correspond to the black marks on the finger-print, and these correspond to the ridges on the finger.

Now the plate of chromicized gelatine under the negative is protected from the light by the opaque parts of the negative, whereas the light passes freely through the transparent parts; but the transparent parts of the negative correspond to the black marks on the finger-print, and these correspond to the ridges on the finger.

Thus there is produced a facsimile in relief of the finger-print having actual ridges and furrows identical in character with the ridges and furrows of the finger-tip.

If an inked roller is passed over this relief, or if the relief is pressed lightly on an inked slab, and then pressed on a sheet of paper, a finger-print will be produced which will be absolutely identical with the original, even to the little white spots which mark the orifices of the sweat glands.

And perhaps," he paused, looking down absently at a crumb he rolled between his thumb and finger on the table, "it's possible that the time is ripening for a wider appreciation of another kind of beauty ... that has little to do even with such miracles as the shadow of a branch on a wall."

"Oh, how you do put your finger on the spot!

As she phrased this conviction to herself, she turned a ring on her white slim finger and had a throb of pleasure in the color of the gem.

She could not put her finger upon the precise reason for her inquietude.

Suddenly she felt all the oppression and sorrow of the sex bear down upon her and mark her with its relentless finger.

It was Mrs. Richards who finished first, and she dipped her fingers hurriedly into the battered metal finger-bowl which the Japanese bus-boy thrust before her.

I ain't terrible backward with the trigger finger, John Mark.

I'll really have to shoot off a finger or two as a warning, if you don't restrain your murderous instincts.

Then he ran a finger along its keen edge, and he felt satisfied with himself.

Following his finger, his companions beheld two sharp points steadily advancing from the farther side of the crest.

As soon as he was sure he was alone, the leader of the raiders walked out on the plains, paused, wet his finger in his mouth, then raised his hand above his head.

At the end of a quarter of a mile he drew rein and again went through the performance of wetting his finger and raising it above his head, murmuring more to himself than his pals: "I didn't know but that the hills might have changed the direction of the wind.

SECTION CXLII Vaisampayana said, "O king, then those foremost of bowmen, of immeasurable prowess, holding bows stringed at full stretch and equipped with quivers and arrows and wearing finger-caps made of the guana-skin, and with their swords on, proceeded with Panchali towards the Gandhamadana, taking with them the best of Brahmanas.

I will make a measure of your middle finger for you such as Olive used to wear.

The Doctor felt of the bottom of the nest very gently with one finger and said, "I thought so!

If that be true he must have put his finger on the Myrtlebird in four different places.

I put my finger in and another bird, just like the first, flew out, and I saw that there were eggs there; so I drove a stick in the ground to mark the place, and went away.

And Thomas did his dogged best, the red light in his eye; though he had not, and never could have had, the smallest instinct for story-writing, he knew to the finger-tips how it is done; but for ever he would have gone on breaking all the rules of the game.

It has darted into my mind when I awoke; it has stood looking over my shoulder as I read, pointing with airy finger at the lines, "There is a thought for you; here is an excellent illustration of that point you could not make clear."

Mr. Pomeroy chimed in, shaking his finger at the tutor with leering solemnity; he, belonging to an older generation at the College, did not know her.

'Lay a finger on me if you dare!

All around me exhibits the finger of God.

He told what would have happened in Apahatchie if any Coon had dared to lay a finger on a Colonel.

Then he seemed to be brushing my hair back with a few soft finger-touches, and I remembered no more until I found myself on the rostrum listening to a perfect din of applause that covered the close of my speech.

Away on the summit of the butte I saw an Indian, so far away he looked no taller than my finger, and when he went out of sight I knew pretty well he was the very fellow who grew the squashes.

The Captain took the young man's hand and looked at his nails which were very rough and dirty and said:"No my lad; boys with such finger nails can't learn navigation."

Dust the hands with flour, and then draw the dough with a rolling motion from the farthest side toward you, using the finger tips for the purpose, but pressing firmly down upon the mass with the palm of the hands.

Reach forward again with the finger tips, and again press the ball of the hands upon the dough.

Continue this process of manipulation until the mass is very much elongated; then turn at right angles and repeat the process, taking care that the finger tips do not break through the light film which will form upon the outside of soft dough when well managed.

The common test for well-baked bread is to tap it on the bottom with the finger; if it is light and well done, it will sound hollow; heavy bread will have a dull sound.

It may be divided into small, irregular portions, about one inch in thickness, and shaped by taking each piece separately in the left hand, then with the thumb and first finger of the right hand, slightly stretch one of the points of the piece and draw it over the left thumb toward the center of the roll, holding it there with the left thumb.

If fruit is to be served, a finger bowl should be placed for each person.

If the service is by course, the extra dishes, knives, forks, and spoons needed, also the finger bowls, water service, and cold foods in reserve for a renewed supply or for other courses, should be made ready and arranged upon the sideboard.

The fruit, which should be the first course at breakfast, may be prepared and placed upon fruit plates with the proper utensils for eatingnapkins and finger bowls at each place before the meal is announced.

And before longhe and I being, as he had observed, very much of a size, and the serge suit fitting me very wellI was in the streets of Dundee, where I had never been before, seeking out a telegraph office, and twiddling the skipper's sovereign between thumb and finger while I worked out a problem that needed some little thought.

The you and your daddy line certainly added an interesting wrinkle and that might be why some pointed the finger at Dan LeBatard, though the ESPN radio host was quick to dispel that notion.