gaunt old

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  • A gaunt old woman opened the door to admit the party, then closed it behind them. Cited from Her Weight in Gold, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • This great, gaunt old wolf had been leader for seven years, and with good reason. Cited from Tales of the Wilderness, by Boris Pilniak (pseud.)
  • His gaunt old servant was the only being allowed to wait on or be with him. Cited from An Egyptian Princess, by Georg Ebers, v10
  • The principal piece of furniture was the gaunt old press of dark wood. Cited from A Thin Ghost and Others, by M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
  • All he possessed was on his back and swathed around his gaunt old form. Cited from The Red One, by Jack London
  • A moment later, and the gaunt old woman folded both mother and son in her arms and drew them into the room. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • The gaunt old face, suddenly very much older than it had been before, took on a stern, defiant expression. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • And, without more ado, the gaunt old woman got up. Cited from Boys and Girls from Thackeray, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • When he came to light, Milton saw a tall, gaunt old man of sixty years of age, or older. Cited from Prairie Folks, by Hamlin Garland
  • He was a gaunt old beast, but in his terror, one moment of beauty dignified him beyond belief. Cited from Meadow Grass, by Alice Brown
  • She had a sudden realization of how dear that gaunt old figure was, with its grizzled face and ready smile. Cited from Prairie Folks, by Hamlin Garland
  • It comes from a tall, gaunt old lady, who, with ringlets flying, advances towards the group. Cited from The Hoyden, by Mrs. Hungerford [AKA: Margaret Wolfe Hamilton]
  • The gaunt old man turned toward her, a helpless sympathy twisting his seamed and weather-marked face. Cited from Hillsboro People, by Dorothy Canfield
  • The other was a tall, gaunt old woman in a rusty black dress, who gazed with pale eyes at the dead man. Cited from Death At The Excelsior, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • They went through the kitchen, and there a tall gaunt old coloured man rose and bowed respectfully. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921, by Various
  • No gaunt old wolf could have glared down with fiercer eyes or a more cruel mouth. Cited from The Firm of Girdlestone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He was a gaunt old man with, meagre mustache and hair, and a face like a death's head. Cited from The Christian, by Hall Caine
  • Gray old trees; Gaunt old woods; Souls as dry as leaves After autumn is past. Cited from Precipitations, By Evelyn Scott
  • The third dropped with shut wings to the bare crest of a gaunt old poplar under them. Cited from A Cumberland Vendetta, by John Fox Jr.
  • The gaunt old clerk groaned bitterly as he threw himself upon the wall and peered over into the water. Cited from Jane Cable, by George Barr McCutcheon
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