It was their custom to leave on the scene of their depredations the Hong, or sign-manual of the gang.
Many of them were at once appalled by the royal seals and sign-manual.
Of course, that war was merely the sign-manual of a whole nexus of forces making for a revivified Asia.
I have not escaped,” I replied; “here is my pardon, with the sign-manual.
This change had been effected by a royal commission under the signet and sign-manual dated December 3d, 1832.
The sign-manual on the back of the magistrate's warrant is there to testify, &c.
Nevertheless, his sign-manual is content with humble and stagnant conditions.
That is the sign-manual of Russian tyranny—the mark of the knout!
It was the scar of the white plague, the sign-manual of death.
Where God had placed his finger, the king set his sign-manual.