"I wonder what the lines upon my own fingers may resemble."
"Place the four fingers of your right hand upon the glass, thus," he said to D'Arnot.
Then you can put Solomon's ring upon your left thumb and give him the finishing stroke, but keep the ring on your third finger
until you have come close to him, so that the monster cannot see you, else he might strike you dead with his long tail.
But, to the increased astonishment of Annie, when the tip of her father's finger was pressed against that of her husband, on which the butterfly still rested, the insect drooped its wings and seemed on the point of falling to the floor.
Her father, with an acrid smile, withdrew his finger. The butterfly then appeared to recover the power of voluntary motion, while its hues assumed much of their original lustre, and the gleam of starlight, which was its most ethereal attribute, again formed a halo round about it.
"Head all right, good 'n' flat," Dag Daughtry murmured, first sliding his fingers over it, and then lighting a match.
He ran his fingers inside Michael's mouth and noted the strength and evenness of the teeth, measured the breadth of shoulders and depth of chest, and picked up a foot.
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.
" 'Lovely'!" scorned the woman, flinging the shawl to one side and attacking her hair with shaking fingers.
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers
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.