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  • Even up to this elevation the desert reached with its gaunt hand. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • But the space enclosed around its gaunt red walls is pregnant with painful interest. Cited from Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places,by Arch. Forbes
  • It was a handsome place, no doubt, in its gaunt, gray, prisonlike way. Cited from The Riddle of the Frozen Flame, by Mary E. Hanshew & Thomas W. Hanshew
  • It stretches out its gaunt wooden arms towards the city, but it cannot bend them to help a lame man lying at its foot. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture, Matthew 9-17, Maclaren
  • She grew to dread her entrance into the square close office room, with its gaunt desks and its unchanging occupants. Cited from Contrary Mary, by Temple Bailey
  • Sitting on the wooden settee in the ladies' waiting-room, she watched the clock until its gaunt white face blurred before her eyes. Cited from The Iron Woman, by Margaret Deland
  • Walled in with stone two storeys deep, its gaunt skeleton of steel had been joined together as far as the seventh level. Cited from The False Faces, by Vance, Louis Joseph
  • Near this place formerly arose a great semaphoric telegraph, with its gaunt arms tossed up against the horizon. Cited from The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales,Harte
  • Up its gaunt and ragged front crawled a slender string of men. Cited from A Daughter of the Snows, by Jack London
  • Then the heron flew over and around her, shrieking and protesting, and at last dropped its gaunt legs only a few yards from her. Cited from The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales,Harte
  • A little patience, and misery will come, in its gaunt, wolf-like shape, to harry and to harass. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863, by Various
  • It was no creation of imagination; the figure laid its hand also upon the marble, and, stretching over its gaunt neck, stood and peered into my eyes. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 64, February, 1863, by Various
  • Twilight softened its gaunt wings, in an angle of which were collected fifty prisoners, picked up among the hills behind the mists. Cited from France At War, by Rudyard Kipling
  • A wash-stand gaunt with its gaunt mission. Cited from Gaslight Sonatas, by Fannie Hurst
  • She stood at the window of the drawing-room, looking over the enclosure in the square, the dreary so-called garden, with its gaunt leafless trees that dripped and oozed. Cited from The Crown Of Life, By George Gissing
  • The sun had long set when I rode up to the spectral-looking white house; remarking with no pleasant surprise, that not a vestige of smoke rose from its gaunt chimneys. Cited from Border and Bastille, by George A. Lawrence
  • From its gaunt branches hung a black, funeral kind of weeper, a kind of moss resembling iron-gray horse-hair both in texture and uses, though not so long in the staple. Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • I had strayed into the base of a gigantic tripod, its gaunt legs stayed and cross-stayed, its apex lost in fog; the beacon, I remembered. Cited from The Riddle of the Sands, by Erskine Childers
  • Here and there a maple showed a remnant of crimson, and a stalwart oak had some rags of russet still clinging to its gaunt boughs. Cited from Story Of Waitstill Baxter, by Kate D. Wiggin
  • Its gaunt framework was painted of a bright red, and our feet had only netting to rest on: so constructed, the creature was most vital and light of limb, taking every rut on the road with flea-like agility. Cited from An Englishwoman's Love-Letters, by Anonymous
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