gaunt form

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  • Behind him lay a dark gaunt form extended on the ground. Cited from The Man-Wolf and Other Tales, by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  • His huge, gaunt form looked larger than ever, intensified now by the light of the moon. Cited from Light O' The Morning, by L. T. Meade
  • Fast beat her heart as the door opened, and she beheld his gaunt form and unyielding features. Cited from Eventide, by Effie Afton
  • Mrs. Bates lifted her gaunt form to very close six feet of height, looking narrowly at her daughter. Cited from A Daughter Of The Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter #8
  • When writing, his gaunt form looked ridiculous enough. Cited from The Complete Works of Artemus Ward [Browne] Part 1
  • Their tall, gaunt forms and almost branchless trunks show that they obtained their principal growth in a dense wood. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 46, August, 1861, by Various
  • As they passed over the village green, the gaunt form of Corporal Bunting arrested their progress. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol VI, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • In the path before us, some yards away, appeared the tall, gaunt form of Enoch, advancing slowly. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • There was no delay, and the gaunt form of the President-elect was soon visible, slowly making his way to the front. Cited from The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Francis Fisher Browne
  • Her eyes blazed, her hands clinched, her gaunt form seemed to tower and grow tall with the sense of her triumph and her power. Cited from The Unseen Bridgegroom, by May Agnes Fleming
  • Amid the hard struggle for bread he heard the abysmal voices, saw the gaunt forms of misery. Cited from William Lloyd Garrison, by Archibald H. Grimke
  • The tall, gaunt form of Ramona drew itself up out of the weeds and cautiously approached me. Cited from The Purple Land, by W. H. Hudson
  • Prince Constantine's gaunt form struck a sharp note of discord as he walked straight up to the tumulus. Cited from Tales of the Wilderness, by Boris Pilniak (pseud.)
  • As he caught sight of the word and its initials his hand involuntarily closed to crush the papers, and his gaunt form straightened. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • He groaned and sank back, overcome by a chill that seemed to rack his poor gaunt form. Cited from The Poisoned Pen by, Arthur B. Reeve
  • She rose: the fitful moonlight streamed on her gaunt form; she turned and slowly ascended to her chamber. Cited from The Forest of Vazon, by Anonymous
  • The sight of his tall, gaunt form and thin, white face evoked cheer after cheer from soldiers and sailors alike. Cited from French and English, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • The gaunt form there was motionless, the head thrown back upon the pillows, one hand hanging limply to the floor. Cited from The Genius, by Margaret Horton Potter
  • Gaunt forms grew up straight among the undergrowth of trees, indifferent to the other pistol, and ran back or over to where the wounded comrade lay. Cited from Doom Castle, by Neil Munro
  • Suddenly he stood up, his gaunt form straight and rigid, his shoulders squared, his jaw thrust out, his fist clenched. Cited from Wolf Breed, by Jackson Gregory
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