bony knees

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  • But I will surely say that there is a way deeper meaning behind these bony knees.
  • His hands lay before him on his bony knees, lax and inert. Cited from Subterranean Brotherhood, by Julian Hawthorn
  • After that he rested his elbows upon his great, bony knees and smoked meditatively. Cited from The Gringos, by B. M. Bower
  • I in fact do physically have bony knees.
  • He hunched up his legs, clasped his hands round his shins, and rested his sharp chin on his bony knees. Cited from The Heart of the Range, by William Patterson White
  • Arline was on her bony knees beside the bed, crying with sympathy and self-reproach. Cited from Lonesome Land, by B. M. Bower
  • Fallow's bony knees were close to the fire. Cited from Red Fleece, by Will Levington Comfort
  • Hereupon the old Witch seated herself beside the fire, with bony knees up-drawn to bony chin. Cited from The Geste of Duke Jocelyn, by Jeffery Farnol
  • The other being that, with bare and skinny arms clasped around its bony knees, sat crouched in the bottom of the boat, leaned forward to listen. Cited from By Reef and Palm, Louis Becke
  • Mr. Pett rubbed his hands, and taking the chair which Bent silently indicated, sat down and pulled his trousers up about a pair of bony knees. Cited from The Borough Treasurer, by Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • It seemed to him that Old Jerry's bare legs looked pitifully thin and spidery and that his bony knees had a rheumatic appearance. Cited from The Winds of Chance, by Rex Beach
  • Soriki was still in the second passenger place, but he, too, shared that with another of the men from the city who rested across bony knees a strange weapon rather like a Terran rifle. Cited from Star Born, by Andre Norton
  • From time to time, by common consent, they sat down, gaunt, exhausted figures, eyeing each other with the instinct of beasts, their elbows on their bony knees. Cited from Murder in Any Degree, by Owen Johnson
  • Their limbs are long, thin, and flat, with large bony knees and elbows, a projecting forehead, and pot-belly. Cited from Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827, by Earle
  • His face of a street-boy -- a face precocious, sagacious, and ironic, with deep downward folds on each side of the thin, wide mouth -- hung low over his bony knees. Cited from The Nigger Of The "Narcissus", by Joseph Conrad
  • During the day he sat in the tiny telegraph office or, pulling an express truck to the open window near his telegraph instrument, lay on his back with a sheet of paper propped on his bony knees and did sums. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Kyle Fasel, the band's lyricist, is known to reference "sleepy eyes" and "bony knees" in many Real Friends songs.
  • But for a while the old Witch scowled on the fire, bony chin on bony knees, and dreamily cracked her finger-joints. Cited from The Geste of Duke Jocelyn, by Jeffery Farnol
  • He hung there for a very long time, with his lean black legs out of the bed and the bony knees and shrunk thighs in the insipid, sickly-smelling steam of the bran-water. Cited from The Path of Life, by Stijn Streuvels
  • He was a growing youngster, a well-set-up cowherd, with a brown, freckled face, small, pale-grey eyes, under milk-white eyebrows, and bony knees and elbows: a sturdy fellow in the making. Cited from The Path of Life, by Stijn Streuvels
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