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  • Presently he came, and a shaggy-headed young fellow he was.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • God knows I'd be right full of bile if that spindly-legged, shaggy-headed mouth-breather were coming to live under my roof; it was bad enough having him living under my floor.

    Cherie waxes vindictive

  • All around the Festival, people were pouring from tents and stalls to congregate in front of the main platform, where four shaggy-headed youths had ambled up mock-bashfully behind a white-suited, middle-aged man who was holding the microphone stand, beckoning the crowd's attention.

    Not the End of the World

  • He was staring out of the opening, eyes squinting against the stabs of the sun through the gaps in their shelter, steam billowing out from his nose like he was a shaggy-headed and drug-addled dragon.

    Country of the Blind

  • Blond, shaggy-headed Kyle frowned, and stared at the carnelian in his hand.

    The Elvenbane

  • A shaggy-headed elder and a sunburned boy of about ten came forward readily in answer.

    A Morbid Taste For Bones

  • Troops of barefooted penitents and shaggy-headed beggars closed the procession, which was followed by a countless train of the peasants.

    Brittany & Its Byways

  • The little shaggy-headed fellow interested me more than ever now, and he was in evidence all day long.

    Mr. Trunnell, Mate of the Ship "Pirate"

  • A tall, gaunt man, hatless, shaggy-headed, his black locks falling over a strange yellow brow; eyes that saw not, looking through deep purple spectacles; and in his arms, like a baby, a long Armenian guitar -- the musician was somewhat to wonder at.

    A Tramp's Sketches

  • Beside this cage there stood a tall, swarthy, shaggy-headed halfbreed who looked like a pirate.

    Nomads of the North

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