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  • High of cheekbones she was, long-chinned and thin-lipped; her skin was fine and white, but without ruddiness; flat-breasted she was, and narrow-hipped.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • A long-lipped, long-eyelashed, long-chinned face; a man of his own calibre, education, and probity!

    The Silver Spoon

  • What state had I really been in, when I saw that long-chinned apparition of the pale portrait?

    Wylder's Hand

  • This latter image had just glided in and taken its place in my waking dream, when I thought I saw reflected in the pool at my feet, the shape and face which I never could forget, of the white, long-chinned old man.

    Wylder's Hand

  • On a sudden the bed-clothes were gently lifted at my feet, and I sprang backwards, sitting upright against the back of the bed, and once more under the gaze of that long-chinned old man.

    Wylder's Hand

  • The older captain is thin-faced, gray-eyed, long-chinned, and has brown hair tinged with gray; the second has dark curly hair, and a boyish look to his features.

    Scion of Cyador

  • With his broad shoulders and long-chinned but square face, Brede grins.

    The Magic Engineer

  • Between them marched a scruffy, barefoot, rag-clad, filthy, long-chinned, gnomish man with blazing eyes and a pockmarked face.

    Up The Line

  • Close-curling coarse black hair capped his high-domed skull, and his stern, powerful, swarthy face, big-nosed and long-chinned, with a humorous quirk at the corners of the heavy-lipped mouth, that redeemed its sensuousness, was lighted by eyes of the intensest black, burning under heavy beetle-brows.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

  • Suppose you were to try and see money matters from my point of view, instead of driving us "-- he paused a moment, then went on coolly, lifting his thin, long-chinned face to her as she stood quivering beside him --" driving us into expenses that will, sooner or later, be the ruin of us -- that rob us, too, of self-respect.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume II

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