Anna Mikhaylovna stepped forward and, stooping over the dying man, beckoned to Lorrain from behind her back.
In the middle of a figure he beckoned to Rostov who was passing: "This is not at all the thing," he said.
He beckoned to one of his white adjutants and asked some question—"Most likely he is asking at what o’clock they started," thought Prince Andrew, watching his old acquaintance with a smile he could not repress as he recalled his reception at Brunn.
He spoke a few words to some of the generals, and, recognizing the former commander of Rostov’s division, smiled and beckoned to him.
Then, evidently remembering what he wanted, he beckoned to Andrew Kaysarov, his adjutant’s brother.
When the service was over the governor’s wife beckoned him to her.
On reaching a large oak tree that had not yet shed its leaves, he stopped and beckoned mysteriously to them with his hand.
One of his suite beckoned to the soldiers carrying the standards to advance and surround the commander in chief with them.
She made no reply, but to avoid obeying Sonya beckoned to Andrew to follow her quietly and went to the door.
When the second act was over Countess Bezukhova rose, turned to the Rostovs’ box—her whole bosom completely exposed—beckoned the old count with a gloved finger, and paying no attention to those who had entered her box began talking to him with an amiable smile.