little skinny

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  • You were glad enough to see his poor little skinny legs kicking in the water, just so as you could get something out of it. Cited from Roy Blakeley's Adventures in Camp, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • So we went down to the landing and on the way a couple of fellows asked us if we'd heard about little Skinny. Cited from Roy Blakeley's Adventures in Camp, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • He was careful to select little skinny men whenever possible. Cited from Captain Scraggs, by Peter B. Kyne
  • Oh, you ought to have seen little Skinny McCord laugh. Cited from Roy Blakeley's Adventures in Camp, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Her sallow cheeks bloomed; her eyes showed blue glitters; her little skinny figure became instinct with nervous life. Cited from Copy-Cat & Other Stories by Mary Wilkins Freeman#2
  • Outside Hidden Creek told its interminable chattering tale, centuries long, the little skinny horse cropped getting his difficult meal with his few remaining teeth. Cited from Hidden Creek, by Katharine Newlin Burt
  • He was aroused from his reflections by little Skinny. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • His big mouth was set tight, a menacing frown clouded his countenance, so that instinctively little Skinny refrained from speaking to him. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Hundreds of women anxious for children have gone to the asylum, have passed by the two little skinny babies, and have asked to be informed as soon as fat babies should be on hand. Cited from Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Brisbane
  • Not a word did Hervey say about the amusing fact of little Skinny having followed the tracks backward; backward or forward, it made no difference; he had followed them, that was the main thing. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • In those two intervening days between his adventure in the elm tree and the big pow-wow on Saturday night, he found a staunch friend in little Skinny, who followed him about like a dog. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • And amid all this a small form, with clothing disarranged from close contact, but intent upon his purpose, squirmed and wriggled in and threw his little skinny arms around the hero's waist. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • To have killed little Skinny's hope and dispelled his almost insane joy would have made Hervey Willetts feel just like that eagle which had aroused his wrath and reckless courage. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Next day, as Ayeshah set off to work again, she left her son kicking up his heels on a pile of blankets, howling till he should become acquainted with his new surroundings, and a little skinny mite lay peacefully sleeping where he had hitherto lived. Cited from Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond, by Budgett Meakin
  • Surprised at his courage, Young Grumpy stopped short, at a distance of two or three feet from the Boy's stout shoes, sat upon his haunches with his little skinny black hands over his chest, and began to gurgle and squeak harsh threats. Cited from Children of the Wild, by Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The monkey prolonged it a few minutes evidently for the mere fun of it, but presently he sprang chattering on to Ram Dass's shoulder and sat there chattering and clinging to his neck with a weird little skinny arm. Cited from A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett