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Quotes of signals

  1. Every human being has like Socrates an attendant spirit and wise are they who obey its signals If it does not always tell us what to do it always cautions us what not to do – Lydia M. Child
  2. Further by acting decisively in Iraq the United States has sent very strong signals to other nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers – Jim Gerlach
  3. Almost nothing is known from hybridization studies about the inheritance of courtship behavior of females or of their responsiveness to particular male signals – Peter R. Grant
  4. Plumage features constitute a major component of courtship signals – Peter R. Grant
  5. The way you look for songs you find yourself looking for little signals and clues about life and how things are – Tom T. Hall
  6. Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines – David Letterman
  7. I can hear you and I can watch your mouth move and then I put together the sounds and the visual image and I can understand the words as I integrate the two signals – Marlee Matlin
  8. If you're powerful you are much more likely to be blind and deaf to signals from outside – Adam Michnik
  9. I think my election is one of several indications that gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church – Gene Robinson
  10. As the game enters its glorious final weeks the chill of fall signals the reality of defeat for all but one team The fields of play will turn brown and harden the snow will fall but in the heart of the fan sprouts a sprig of green – John Thorn

Usage examples for signals

  1. The signals again broken into by Steve Edwards's shrill voice in wild appeal – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. There seems invariably to be a misunderstanding of signals where Miss Omar is concerned – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  3. Some horses she said had been trained to obey certain signals and some to obey the exact opposite – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
  4. Have you been knocking any signals lately – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. This one signals to a third player on the opposite bank or side of the river – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  6. The signals made by the Tankadere were perceived by the mail steamer and soon afterwards Phileas Fogg having paid the price agreed upon as well as a bonus of five hundred and fifty pounds he and his party were soon on board the steamer – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  7. Instinctively Dade rode around to them beckoning Manuel to follow and placed him between Jerry and Bill explained that Manuel was to fire the starting signals and smiled his thanks when Jerry promptly produced one of his twins and placed it in Manuel's hands ” – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  8. On the fourth of March while making arrangements to land they saw coming to the ships five large canoes with oars and sails some of them containing fifty Indians and on signals of invitation being made above thirty came on board the captain's vessel – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  9. Do you make out any signals Mr Webster – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  10. He even added that those brilliant points of light which have been quite frequently observed in Mars and Venus are perhaps signals made to the Earth by the inhabitants of these planets – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  11. Hunt rises and signals to his men who quickly fall upon the Indians as they try to flee – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  12. They heard some shots in the distance and thinking that they were fired as signals by Stanley and his party they were just setting off to meet them and the lion must have taken that opportunity of coming into our camp – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. And despite my signals to him he replied In truth my dear lady he haunted the place for a sight of you from the moment he set foot in London ” – Richard Carvel, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  14. “ Radio and screen signals – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  15. Ned did not seem to mind the fire signals – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  16. Perhaps he could get out on top of the building and make signals of distress – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  17. He turned to Brodeur and in French warned him Remember the signals now – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  18. He makes signals to the men who are loading the donkeys now in the door of the barn – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  19. “ A small boat was instantly lowered the ship's crew meantime making signals to the boy to inform him that he was being rescued – The Monkey That Would Not Kill by Henry Drummond
  20. There is no knowing miss but one of our men is working his way back to the signals – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey