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  • The one where she's sitting on his lap with that smile, and he sits with his arm around her, a strong-jawed Son of the Soil and his beautiful frontier bride.

    Hometown News: The Ballad of Ray and Rose

  • There's also a tit-for-tat quality to a lot of this: Oliver Stone's chumpy W versus the strong-jawed big-swinging-dick of 9/11: Time Of Crisis, for instance.

    Fair Game revisits the George W Bush years but is it too soon?

  • A photograph of Michael, athletic, strong-jawed, almost bursting out of his uniform, takes pride of place.

    'My son was shot by a British sniper, now all I want is the truth'

  • These poor journalists, harassed by editors and struggling with deadlines and word count are mostly under the impression that I write stories about swooning heroines being swept off their tiny feet by identikit strong-jawed heroes and carried into the pink sunset.

    Guest Author: India Grey

  • Seated on the edge of the bed in black, thick-rimmed glasses was a second man -- this one clean-shaven and strong-jawed.

    Todd Clayton: Stickers, Someday

  • The tallest of the three, silver-haired and strong-jawed, started walking toward the casket.

    Crusade

  • She would have been quite beautiful, in a strong-jawed, straight-backed sort of way, had it not been for the scowl of disapproval that twisted her lips down.

    The Shattering

  • Look firm and strong-jawed, that's all that counts.

    Noun, Verb, POW

  • She attempted to capture it as well, of course, in her stark black-and-white images of somber migrant farm workers, strong-jawed mothers, fly-dotted toddlers, and gaunt sharecroppers.

    Seeing Dignity In Poverty

  • The banker was a man of stature, tall and strong-jawed.

    Emancipation

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