so gaunt

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  • So gaunt is he you feel sure he must be a fast runner. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • Why is the room so gaunt and great? Cited from Underwoods, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • He was young, and, had he not been so gaunt, he would have been fine-looking, Lucy thought. Cited from Wildfire, by Zane Grey
  • His eyes were meaningless, and he was so gaunt that his body scarcely made a ridge on the bed. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Young cheeks had no business to be so gaunt. Cited from The Three Black Pennys, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • They seemed to Harry to be withered indeed, they were so gaunt with hardship and drawn up so much with cold. Cited from The Scouts of Stonewall, by Joseph A Altsheler
  • This wilderness was so gaunt, so parched; she closed her eyes and thought of a bit of landscape at home. Cited from Judith of the Plains, by Marie Manning
  • I hate to go to sleep and leave it burning, for he sits up so late and he is so gaunt and thin and tired-looking most times. Cited from The Melting of Molly, by Maria Thompson Daviess
  • She was a tall, angular woman, so gaunt that her bones rattled. Cited from Ptomaine Street, by Carolyn Wells
  • I asked him what made him so gaunt and thin and why he had such an enquiring expression on his face and such a hump on the top of his head. Cited from Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper, et. al.
  • Then he died; and pious Nature, where he lay so gaunt and grim, Moved by her divine compassion, did the same kind thing for him. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 27, January, 1860, by Various
  • Although the trees and shrubbery were now so gaunt and chilly of aspect, soon they would be green and gay with beautiful spring, and Anderson would find them cheering. Cited from Villa Elsa, by Stuart Henry
  • I can see him now, so gaunt and grim and debonair, yet already with much of the nonsense gone out of him, though I thought he only smiled on my misgivings. Cited from Raffles, Further Adventures, by E.W. Hornung
  • While in this attitude he looked so gaunt and grim that he reminded me of an aged vulture stooping over carrion, and yet there was something pitiable about him too. Cited from Vendetta, by Marie Corelli
  • "The strangest thing about it is that this year and last he came back fat and sleek -- always before, you know, he has been so gaunt and starved looking in the fall." Cited from Golden Stories, by Various
  • Jock was holding her tight, and patting her shoulder, and pressing his healthy, glowing cheek close to hers that was so gaunt and pale. Cited from Roast Beef, Medium, by Edna Ferber
  • From a search after this valuable real estate Peter returned so gaunt and threadbare that on reaching New England the scarecrows in the corn-fields beckoned to him as he passed by. Cited from Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • From a search after this valuable real estate Peter returned so gaunt and threadbare that, on reaching New England, the scarecrows in the cornfields beckoned to him, as he passed by. Cited from From Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • But as it shone upon the ruins of the mill, when Jean Jacques went out into the working world again, it made so gaunt and hideous a picture that, in spite of himself, a cry of misery came from his lips. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • At sight of me, so gaunt and worn, my eyes wild with despair and feverish from sleeplessness, a tangled growth of beard upon my hollow cheeks, they uttered as with one voice a great cry of awe. Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
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