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  • "I speak in short-clipped sentences and keep my head very still," Eisenberg said.

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  • It was a remarkable face, bold gray eyes, a strong, short-clipped, grizzled moustache, a square, projecting chin, and a humorous mouth.

    Chennai

  • He had a vigorous growth of short-clipped, iron-gray hair, and a bristly iron-gray mustache, very short, keen, intelligent blue-gray eyes; a florid complexion; and even-edged, savage-looking teeth, which showed the least bit in a slightly wolfish way when he smiled.

    The Financier

  • Slokes, a big, boisterous, confident man with short-clipped blond hair, is the son of a World War II fighter pilot, but he swears that this had nothing to do with his desire to be a flier.

    The Kabul-ki Dance

  • He stopped when it spoke to him in a brittle, short-clipped voice.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • His full, almost purple lips, inside a short-clipped beard and mustache, pulled up into a smile that brought out crease lines around his eyes.

    The Black Wing

  • Without stopping to consider, Diana ran to her left over the short-clipped velvety grass, hoping that she could be out of sight before Veseul reached the intersection.

    Dearly Beloved

  • His features and short-clipped hair were coarse, but self-assured intelligence shone in his smoky eyes.

    Rebels of the Red Planet

  • He was about four-and-twenty; taller than the rest, and barbered like a Hellene, with a black rakish short-clipped beard and the rest shaven clean.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • The big, soldierly man beside her, with his jolly blue eyes, grey hair, and short-clipped military moustache, bore a striking resemblance to the Patrick Lovell of ten years ago, before ill-health had laid its finger upon him, and during the difficult days that succeeded her uncle's death Sara had unconsciously found a strange kind of comfort in the likeness.

    The Hermit of Far End

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