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  • He must have looked fearsome to the aging German: a burly, dark-eyed, big-bearded, olive-skinned Arab, charging across the dingy room.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • The 30-year-old, English-accented, big-bearded Lower East Side nightlife king Simon Hammerstein, who calls his half-burlesque, semi-lewd supper club the Box a “theater of varieties,” just bought his first apartment, according to city records.

    Simon Hammerstein Bites Into Seaport Box for $1.2 M.

  • So I went down, and found a tall, big-bearded man, who had just come in.

    Monsieur Lecoq

  • The small-framed, big-bearded man called himself Emmanuel and wandered the streets of Salt Lake City in white robes and linen cap, sandals and a walking staff.

    Elizabeth May Have Been Taken to Be a Replacement Daughter

  • And a great big-bearded man, whom Tom took for a master, began calling over the names, while the great joints were being rapidly carved on the third table in the corner by the old verger and the housekeeper.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • Here a big-bearded Zouave kisses his big-bearded brother in

    The Dodge Club or, Italy in MDCCCLIX

  • She had scarcely had time to recover breath before Burton, the horse-breeder, came into the room -- a big-bearded man, of heavy build, with a familiar loudness and fussiness which would have been better in the open air, than even in the new vulgarity of his drawing-room.

    Women of the Country

  • An angry growl went up from all those big-bearded men when they saw the horrible stripes and welts -- raw, blue and swollen -- on the poor little back.

    The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch

  • They are stalwart, big-bearded men, with large features, long noses and cunning eyes, and claim that their ancestors were one of the lost tribes of Israel.

    Modern India

  • Tom -- big-bearded, clumsy, excellent fellow that he was?

    Quaint Courtships

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