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  • He was a short, round-bodied, thin-legged little man, with a jerky quality in his motions; he had seen fit to clothe his extraordinary mind in a cricket cap, an overcoat, and cycling knickerbockers and stockings.

    First Men in the Moon

  • Like his mother, he was short, and as a child he had possessed her slender frame, but with the advent of middle age and an impulsive diet, he had become round-bodied.

    The Big Scam

  • Smart was a round-faced, round-bodied little old man rather like a bald parrot.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • Derian saluted Citrine and the little girl rode over gladly, her little, round-bodied chestnut pony jogging over the turf with single-minded enthusiasm.

    Through Wolfs Eyes

  • He was an odd-looking fellow, small-limbed, round-bodied, and hairy all over.

    Witches' Brew

  • Slim and round-bodied, she had ivory-fair skin and heavily fringed brown eyes.

    The Pride of Hannah Wade

  • It is usual to split lean fish from the belly side, a method known as cod splitting, although all large round-bodied fish can be processed in a similar way.

    Chapter 5

  • He was short and round-bodied and bald-headed, but he was old Terran Federation Regular Army.

    Uller Uprising

  • Noting the absence of Natsumé, the round-faced, round-eyed, round-bodied Imaizumi followed after.

    The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • Van Twiller was a stout, round-bodied man, with a face much the shape of

    The Story of Manhattan

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