"Place the four fingers
of your right hand upon the glass, thus," he said to D'Arnot.
"Head all right, good 'n' flat," Dag Daughtry murmured, first sliding his fingers
over it, and then lighting a match.
Think a little and you will see that what has preceded will supply the answer; for if simple unity could be adequately perceived by the sight or by any other sense, then, as we were saying in the case of the finger
, there would be nothing to attract towards being; but when there is some contradiction always present, and one is the reverse of one and involves the conception of plurality, then thought begins to be aroused within us, and the soul perplexed and wanting to arrive at a decision asks `What is absolute unity?' This is the way in which the study of the one has a power of drawing and converting the mind to the contemplation of true being.
with one pinch of my finger
and thumb I am going to deliver you from all future peril."
Nor was he disappointed entirely, for as she walked away she raised one hand to the black, waving mass at the nape of her neck--the peculiarly feminine gesture that admits cognizance of appraising eyes behind her--and Tarzan saw upon a finger
of this hand the ring of strange workmanship that he had seen upon the finger
of the veiled woman a short time before.
With trembling fingers
she was draping about her aunt's shoulders the fleecy folds of a beautiful lace shawl, yellowed from long years of packing away, and fragrant with lavender.
Wilson's got a scheme for driving plain window glass panes out of the market by decorating it with greasy finger
marks, and getting rich by selling it at famine prices to the crowned heads over in Europe to outfit their palaces with.
Solan opened the pouch and with trembling fingers
counted its contents.
were at his throat, fingers
Her teacher gives her a new object, for instance, a pencil, first lets her examine it, and get an idea of its use, then teaches her how to spell it by making the signs for the letters with her own fingers
: the child grasps her hand, and feels her fingers
, as the different letters are formed; she turns her head a little on one side like a person listening closely; her lips are apart; she seems scarcely to breathe; and her countenance, at first anxious, gradually changes to a smile, as she comprehends the lesson.
'The old woman is right,' said the robbers, and they ceased looking for the finger
and sat down.
If I put the ring upon the little finger
of my left hand, then I can fly like a bird through the air wherever I wish to go.