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  • Anigrel was as fair as Lycaelon was dark, and many decades younger than his master, but both men bore the unmistakable stamp of Mage breeding: the narrow saturnine features, high forehead, and slender, long-boned build that set them apart from ordinary men.

    Tran Siberian

  • Like many tall men, Naldo did not take to other members of his sex who were short of stature; particularly one of his own family, for the males were normally very long-boned.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • They had sons about them who were tall, long-boned, fine-looking and with one distinct!

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • He wore his grimy red silk underarmor, and his long-boned feet were bare.

    Wildfire

  • Frank and his wife, June Leaf, at 78 a long-boned, large-eyed woman, needed to collect themselves.

    Robert Frank's Unsentimental Journey

  • Valentine took the dagger in his big, long-boned hand and examined it.

    The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones

  • I encountered, years ago, somebody who looked pretty Celtic to me, green eyes, red hair, fair skin, long-boned.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Conflicting Rationales for Affirmative Action in Higher Education:

  • Though only eighteen pounds, my legs are long-boned and lazy.

    Archive 2006-07-16

  • His hair was lighter than hers, but he was tall and long-boned, as she was, with the same fine dry skin; his eyes were like hers, greenish-blue and almond-shaped, with the right and left sockets set at slightly different angles.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • Elwood Sefton was one of those long-boned, lean New Englanders who seem old even when they are young, so that it is difficult to guess at their age.

    Beacon Street Mourning

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