gaunt figure

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  • When she rose from the ground she saw a tall, gaunt figure passing away like a shadow. Cited from Celibates, by George Moore
  • I can see her still as she came into my room, the tall gaunt figure with red hair and irregular features. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • On the bend of the hill against the sky came a black gaunt figure. Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • He stood in the background, and his dark face and gaunt figure did not lack elements of dignity. Cited from For the Faith, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • The great gaunt figure sitting by her side quivered at the sound. Cited from Wives and Daughters, E. C. Gaskell
  • When Mr. Lincoln came out he was easily distinguished as his tall, gaunt figure rose above those around him. Cited from Perley's Reminiscences, Vol. 1-2, by Benjamin Perley Poore
  • There could be no mistaking that tall, gaunt figure, just visible against the distant day. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • She had aged but little, and her gaunt figure and sharp face still showed the force of her indomitable spirit. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • The young man watched his gaunt figure as it slouched away in the semi-darkness. Cited from Jane Cable, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • A tall, gaunt figure shot suddenly upright from beyond the bed. Cited from The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  • As the tall, gaunt figure approached, the crew eyed him as if he were some new danger, then he asked. Cited from The Cruise of the Dry Dock, by T. S. Stribling
  • In a moment she must see his gaunt figure, and the moonlight would be white on his short grey beard. Cited from In The Palace Of The King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • She half rose, and saw the door open to admit a tall and gaunt figure, whom she recognized as the master of the house. Cited from The Mating of Lydia, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Still the gaunt figure of the trapper ahead of them led on without pity. Cited from The Lady of Big Shanty, by Frank Berkeley Smith
  • He looked the gaunt figure up and down with a little of the sympathy that one feels for a fellow-victim. Cited from The Skipper and the Skipped, by Holman Day
  • It throws up the tall gaunt figure in hideous relief against the long window. Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • Ploughman in the vales would sometimes see his gaunt figure on the sky- line. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • He drew himself upright again and stood there, gigantic in the little room -- a great, gaunt figure. Cited from The Green Eyes of Bast, by Sax Rohmer
  • "Marie!" cried her mother, and her dry, gaunt figure appeared at the foot of the stairs. Cited from Old Fritz and the New Era, by Muhlbach
  • I had seen, his tall, gaunt figure bending forward in his eager, angry haste. Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
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