It is never correct to employ the left hand
alone in gesture, though it will often conform its
motion to that of the right, as, for example, when
we are counting our arguments on the fingers, or
turn the palms of the hands to the left to express
our horror of something,
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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