The whole code of her laws may be written on the thumbnail, or the signet of a ring.
Discern, I pray thee, whose are these, the signet and bracelets and staff?
Given under our signet in our town of Pontoise, the 17th day of August.
Given under our signet, at our said Castle of Touque, the 9th day of August.
I alone have the signet which can force these mystic gates to open.
Hath not Azrael (the Angel of Death) stamped her with his signet?
I have pressed his hand on his death-bed; and he has given me his signet ring.
But Charmion frowned, and drawing the signet from her bosom held it before their eyes.
Titus has given me a signet ring which will, at all times, procure me access to him.
"I have the king's signet," he said, holding forth the ring.