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  • But Peter had a son, Peter Winn, Junior, with the same firm-set jaw as his fathers,, and the same knitted, brooding determination in his eyes.

    Winged Blackmail

  • And if it had not, a glance at her gray eyes, just perceptibly angry with herself, and at her firm-set mouth, would have told him the same thing.

    Chapter XIII

  • It was not a brutal countenance, but it was prim, hard, and stern, with a firm-set, thin-lipped mouth, and a coldly intolerant eye.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • With firm-set chin and level gaze, she had never looked more majestic.

    Worldshaker

  • Accordingly, he examined the horseman and finding in his navel a pin of gold, firm-set and fast fixed, he turned it twelve times, whereupon the horseman revolved like the blinding lightning and the gate swung open with a noise like thunder.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Note the concentration and firm-set jaw in the first pic.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Sits on the firm-set ground — and this the clouds must claim.

    Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

  • I pray as one who prays with words, against a firm-set mountain of sin.

    Mark Twain

  • Some fine forms there were here and there, models of a peculiar style of beauty; a style, I think, never seen in England; a solid, firm-set, sculptural style.

    Villette

  • A man's face truly, browned by sun and wind, the cheeks a little hollowed, the mouth firm-set.

    The Crystal Gryphon

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