He is the size of an ox, of a brown colour without any hair, his tail is short
, his neck long, and his head of an enormous bigness; his eyes are small, his mouth wide, with teeth half a foot long; he hath two tusks like those of a wild boar, but larger; his legs are short
, and his feet part into four toes.
It is not unasked; he has known her all her life-- has ever shown a preference for her--has been kind to her and to all others in her presence--he has long anticipated her wishes, in trifles, and--and--in short
, he has done just what he ought to do, to gain her love.
and solemn pause that succeeded each petition was made; still no voice repeated the eloquent language of the prayer.
At a short
distance beyond the suburbs of Vanity we passed the ancient silver mine, of which Demas was the first discoverer, and which is now wrought to great advantage, supplying nearly all the coined currency of the world.
But perhaps there was something ostentatiously elegant about the languid figure of Seymour leaning against one of the looking-glasses that brought him up short
at the entrance, turning his head this way and that like a bewildered bulldog.
The way was boulder-strewn, as had been that south of the barrier, so that we could see but a short
distance ahead of us at any time.
The little princess went round the table with quick, short
, swaying steps, her workbag on her arm, and gaily spreading out her dress sat down on a sofa near the silver samovar, as if all she was doing was a pleasure to herself and to all around her.
Scarce had Carthoris passed through the short
hallway that connected the door of the building and the great room beyond it than he became aware of the presence of something or some one in the hallway through which he had but just passed.
For a moment they withdrew, those that were left of them, and consulted together at a short
distance from the ape-man, who stood with folded arms, a half-smile upon his handsome face, watching them.
The next morning they set out upon the short
journey to Tarzan's cabin.
My statement, as your Lordship requests, shall be short
and to the point.
The steersman smiled, and pointed with his foot to where a short
heavy cross-bow quarrel stuck quivering in the boards.