tall gaunt

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  • She was a tall gaunt woman who looked a great deal older than her brother. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • Advancing slowly towards him out from among the trees were two tall gaunt figures. Cited from The War in the Air by H.G. Wells
  • I can see her still as she came into my room, the tall gaunt figure with red hair and irregular features. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • It throws up the tall gaunt figure in hideous relief against the long window. Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • A tall gaunt man on a little horse. Cited from On the Track, by Henry Lawson
  • A bell-man of a somewhat peculiar order was once employed to collect the people for service -- a tall gaunt fellow. Cited from The Personal Life Of David Livingstone, by William Garden Blaikie
  • 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
  • He was a tall gaunt man, with long jet-black hair hanging in disordered masses over his shoulders. Cited from Old Saint Paul's, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • The moon shone in his long white beard, and added grotesquely to the height of his tall gaunt figure. Cited from Kazan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • The old merchant was standing close by the scales, a tall gaunt figure in the waning light of day. Cited from The Just and the Unjust, by Vaughan Kester
  • When shaken and stunned and terrified she rose from the ground, she saw the tall gaunt figure passing away like a shadow. Cited from A Mere Accident, by George Moore
  • Or there was the tall gaunt Sister, intensely religious and serious. Cited from The Dark Forest, by Hugh Walpole
  • He beheld a tall gaunt man, his brown face corrugated like a winter's road, grim, stony. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • His tall gaunt figure, fully displayed in his tight-fitting red garb, made him look like a hideous scarecrow. Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • The prisoner bent his tall gaunt figure over the rail, and as the woman pressed his one hand against her face, touched her shoulders with the other awkwardly. Cited from The Exiles and Other Stories, by Richard Harding Davis
  • The colonel was a tall gaunt man, with high cheek-bones, bushy eyebrows, and white hair. Cited from Newton Forster, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • As they ran down the railroad track a man came forward swinging a lantern, and they saw the tall gaunt figure of Canby, the chief engineer. Cited from The Guns of Shiloh, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The tall gaunt trees groaned aloud, and bowed and trembled like slaves bending before their masters. Cited from Vikram and the Vampire, by Sir Richard F. Burton
  • The pursuers recommenced the search with more zeal than ever, and at length a tall gaunt figure was discovered in a ditch. Cited from Roger Willoughby, by William H. G. Kingston
  • Close behind him stood the tall gaunt figure of Marvel, with his large bony hands, his scraggy neck, and ill-favoured countenance. Cited from Jack Sheppard, by William Harrison Ainsworth
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