Tom Sawyer stepped forward with conceited confidence and soared into the unquenchable and indestructible "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, with fine fury and frantic gesticulation, and broke down in the middle of it.
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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.