savage-looking love

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  • In the immediate foreground arose the smoke of a fire, tended by a third savage-looking boy.

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  • The river, he said, presented “a confused jumble of savage-looking snags, which we deliberately walked over with one wheel or the other; and of reefs which we butted and butted, and then retired from and climbed over in some softer place; and of sand-bars which we roosted on occasionally, and rested, and then got out our crutches and sparred over.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • She was almost as large as Gold had been and much more savage-looking.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • He was about to demand who was there, when, opening his eyes, he beheld the figure of the anchorite, wild and savage-looking as we have described him, standing by his bedside, and pressing his right hand upon his breast, while he held a small silver lamp in the other.

    The Talisman

  • This story, too, of Greenleaf, about arms being procured for a new insurrection, tallies strangely with the appearance of that savage-looking forester at the hunt; and all tends to show, that something is upon the anvil which it is my duty to provide against.

    Castle Dangerous

  • The enormous blue “Ripper” Caterpillar may have savage-looking mouth parts, but we should remember that this gentle giant is a vegetarian.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » Rainforest diversity

  • There came up, however, a parcel of savage-looking fellows, butchers and graziers chiefly, among whose cattle there had been of late a very general and fatal distemper, which their wisdom imputed to witchcraft.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • His men filed off, and he followed them quickly, closely attended by a thick-set, savage-looking Sumatrese he had introduced before as the commander of his brig.

    Almayer's Folly

  • When they met by mischance, he made sarcastic bows or remarks to the child, or glared at him with savage-looking eyes.

    Vanity Fair

  • Abramoff is cutting deals on the savage-looking near horizon.

    Done With Bonaparte

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