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  • But I could see she was in agony with each stiff-legged step.

    Fire The Sky

  • I walk stiff-legged and climb the stairs I went down so hastily.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • There was a death-struggle, during which White Fang walked around, stiff-legged and observant.

    The Famine

  • They bristled up to him, stiff-legged and challenging, while he, wasting no time on elaborate preliminaries, snapping into action like a steel spring, was at their throats and destroying them before they knew what was happening and while they were yet in the throes of surprise.

    The Enemy of His Kind

  • The horse went into a reluctant and stiff-legged gallop, while Jerry followed, snarling and growling wrath at so high a pitch that almost he squalled.

    CHAPTER XXXVI

  • Instead, walking stiff-legged and circumspectly, but smelling with all his nose the strange scent of the creatures, he followed at the end of his chain his own captor god.

    CHAPTER XXV

  • Jerry suddenly crouched and began to stalk stiff-legged.

    CHAPTER IV

  • The biggest buck I saw all year walked up to it, sniffed, and stiff-legged it back where he came from.

    Trail Cams Lie (and Three More Lessons from a Great Deer)

  • For example, if you do a stiff-legged, double leg lift, your body is put into a reverse somersault.

    Gon Wars | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • I'm not at all familiar with Warren Miller's writing, but I am fascinated with the early history of gun dogs in America so even if it turns out to be written in that florid, stiff-legged prose so prevalent back then I'll probably enjoy it.

    On Old-School How-To

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