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  • Possevino is the black robed Jesuit at the center, gesticulating Born in Mantua, where he became a tutor to the nephews of Cardinal Ercole Gonzaga, Possevino was educated under the tutelage of his brother, the humanist Giambattista Possevino at the papal court in Rome during the papacy of. — “Antonio Possevino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • They are breaking out of prison, not taking a break from prison. Something either with frango, of effugere would work better here. In a context referring to acting, actio classically seems to mean 'gesticulating'; maybe it can be extended to other movements, but is it really the best way to go?. — “Disputatio:Prison Break - Vicipaedia”, la.wikipedia.org
  • Leif and his company wintered in the New World after building Leifsbudir (Leif's dwellings), perhaps somewhere in Newfoundland or the adjacent area. German, greatly excited, gesticulating wildly, and evidently drunk. — “Tyrker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He told us afterwards that Lembke was gesticulating all the way and "shouting orders that it was impossible to obey owing to their unusualness." It was officially reported later on that his Excellency had at that time been in a delirious condition "owing to a sudden fright." — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Never let go his elbow for a moment, talking all the time with exaltation, and gesticulating with a long black arm. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • Sometimes he could see them gesticulating against the blue and somber sky. — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • Over the hurdle in the garden, Dmitri, mounted on something, was leaning forward, gesticulating violently, beckoning to him, obviously afraid to utter a word for fear of being overheard. Alyosha ran up to the hurdle. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • And probably still more perturbed by the fact that he had uttered this obvious falsehood, and that Balashev still stood silently before him in the same attitude of submission to fate, Napoleon abruptly turned round, drew close to Balashev's face, and, gesticulating rapidly and energetically with his white hands, almost shouted:... — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • And the last we saw was the bloody car rounding the corner and old sheepsface on it gesticulating and the bloody mongrel after it with his lugs back for all he was bloody well worth to tear him limb from limb. Hundred to five! Jesus, he took the value of it out of him, I promise you. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce

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