skinny fingers

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  • Again he looked over Harry's shoulder, following the list with his skinny finger. Cited from Kennedy Square, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • She pointed a skinny finger at the door, and each man as she cast her look upon him went out without a word. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • He took the long skinny fingers kindly in his. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 42, April, 1861, by Various
  • His left hand held the paper, and the long, skinny fingers of his right a pen just dipped in ink. Cited from The Princess and Curdie, by George MacDonald
  • We go to the theatre and laugh; but between the acts it raises a skinny finger at us. Cited from How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, by Arnold Bennett
  • The rejecting hand, with its shadow of the dry skinny fingers, is well conceived. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 346, August 1844, Vol. 56
  • His legs were small and spindly, but his arms were as large as those of a well-grown man, with large brown hands, and long skinny fingers. Cited from The Violet Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • With a skinny finger he pointed at the chief. Cited from In Search of the Okapi, by Ernest Glanville
  • And the old woman laid her hand fondly on his head, and her skinny fingers played with his soft locks, as she spoke hurriedly and thick. Cited from Hypatia, by Charles Kingsley
  • His eyes seemed starting from their sockets as he lay upon his back uttering inarticulate sounds and plucking with skinny fingers at his lips. Cited from The Hand Of Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • She imagined that she felt the clammy touch of his long, skinny fingers, and cold, flabby palm. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, Jan, 1858
  • He closed his skinny fingers on it with an eager clutch, and looked in the woman's face with a vague expression of wonder. Cited from Eventide, by Effie Afton
  • And, dashing his skinny fingers through the bars, this was, I regret to say, precisely what the little gentleman did. Cited from A Flat Iron for a Farthing, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • The man pointed a skinny finger; Fred's gaze followed. Cited from Broken to the Plow, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • He extended an imperative skinny finger toward Jackson. Cited from The Covered Wagon, by Emerson Hough
  • He swung away, and reached the door, but hobbled back to the bed again, and raising his red, skinny fingers, took Guly's hand in his. Cited from The Brother Clerks, by Xariffa
  • "Where's the money for finin' her?" she screeched, pointing one skinny finger at Sal. Cited from The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, by Fergus Hume
  • Presently I found myself with my eyes wide open, the powers of three forgotten, and my skinny fingers upon my shrivelled gums, I was, indeed, suddenly and abruptly, an old man. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • Tom looked at the map, as old Melotte poised his skinny finger above it and peered eagerly up into his face from the depths of his scraggly white hair. Cited from Tom Slade with the Boys Over There, by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  • What form is this that rises constantly before me, with haggard face and burning eyes, pointing its skinny finger backward, ever backward, like an index turning ever to the days gone by? Cited from The Brother Clerks, by Xariffa