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  • Where the silhouette of the Virgin is an upside-down V, rooting her to earth, the slim-hipped, broad-shouldered bullfighter is an upright V, opening to the sun and sky.

    Between Heaven and Earth

  • We never questioned the fact that we wore garments cut from the patterns of starving slim-hipped California Gold Rush miners.

    Lee Woodruff: I Still Love You, Levi's

  • He moved onto more recent acts, slim-hipped and breastless women with curly brown hair and hyper-aggressive technique, women who were better axe-men than he, who shouted like bluesmen and rained down upon him the redemptive fires of slide and the snapping percuss of bass strings.

    Harry, Giselle and Joyce

  • Women who are broad-shouldered, slim-hipped and not too busty will have the best luck wearing clothes made for men.

    What Women Can Buy in the Men's Department

  • There were the well-cut, custom-made dresses she wore when she and my father lived in Paris in the late fifties and early sixties, the modern white slacks and black tops she carried off with slim-hipped aplomb as a young mother in Washington, and the well-cut blue jeans and brightly colored cotton jackets she wore so youthfully in her fifties and sixties that made her look stylish and unique.

    imperfect endings

  •   The Abercrombie catalogue was conspicuously missing the buff half-naked boys and fey, slim-hipped girls that made it famous.

    The Perimeter

  • The Abercrombie catalogue was conspicuously missing the buff half-naked boys and fey, slim-hipped girls that made it famous.

    The Perimeter

  • Now that she's learned a bit of Spanish, the slim-hipped waif, whose claim to a Hispanic heritage has been mocked, turned saucy Latina for the occasion, sporting darker eyebrows and a rose in her now curly hair.

    Newsmakers

  • She could make out none of his features, just that tall, dark presence — broad of shoulder, slim-hipped.

    One-ClickBuy:SeptemberHarlequinBlaze

  • Kirstian and Zarya, both in plain novice white, followed meekly with their hands folded at their waists, the one pale as a Cairhienin, the other short and slim-hipped.

    Knife of Dreams

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