We see a real man, but a man helpless anywhere save in the study or in the convent - a little fresh-coloured man, with soft brown eyes, who had a habit of stealing away to his cubiculum whenever the conversation became too lively; somewhat bent, for it is on record that he stood upright when the psalms were chanted, and even rose on his tiptoes with his face turned upwards; genial, if shy, and occasionally given to punning, as when he said that he preferred Psalmi to Salmones; a man who perhaps led the most placid uneventful life of all men who ever wrote a book or scribbled letters.
He leaned forward, intrigued as the Oracle scribbled down the agreement.
Standing in the kitchen, she snatched a pen from her purse and hastily scribbled a note.
She patted the pocket in her skirt containing the paper on which Jule had scribbled down the phone number of the towering man before her.
Lathum scribbled on the pad, confirming as he wrote.
Ully nodded in approval and scribbled notes on his iPad.
He scribbled Ethel Rosewater's name and address on a scrap of paper.
Gabriel turned the pages of the Oracle's book, watching as words scribbled themselves across the parchment, updating a chain of events that changed with every decision made by the Council That Was Seven.
She scribbled down Hannah and Gio.s names then sat back, frowning.
She scribbled notes on the file in her hands.