Presently two countrymen passed by, but pausing near the cottage, they entered into conversation, using violent gesticulations; but I did not understand what they said, as they spoke the language of the country, which differed from that of my protectors.
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The moderator turned her microphone off, leaving us to see her gesticulations, but not hear her words.
I couldn’t hear what they were saying or see their faces, but by their gesticulations, I’m sure they were angry at each other.