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  • He used to sing a gypsy song while driving, full-chested timbre, bass, like his church pew voice, like his pulpit voice.

    Windows

  • The canvas is enormous, about three meters high and almost as wide, showing the king sitting elegantly astride a magnificent full-chested horse beneath a stormy sky.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • So much of our public dialogue is dominated by people — exactly like David Warren — desperate to bask in the reflected glory of epic warriors without ever risking anything and to feel powerful and strong and resolute and “full-chested” while sitting at home, protected and safe but still scared of everything.

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  • So much of our public dialogue is dominated by people -- exactly like David Warren -- desperate to bask in the reflected glory of epic warriors without ever risking anything and to feel powerful and strong and resolute and "full-chested" while sitting at home, protected and safe but still scared of everything.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • A short, stocky, full-chested man, with a pate, full face and white, strong-looking arms, dressed in a pair of dirty and wrinkled trousers and an armless flannel shirt, now appeared.

    An American Tragedy

  • That officer of the board, a full-chested, round-faced negro, approached, and inclined his ear.

    Sister Carrie

  • There is no academic echo in his utterances; he is not one of a school; his voice has no formal intonation; it is deep, full-chested, and rings out its words with all the poignancy of individual emphasis, without bluster, but with unfailing conviction.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • He had already filled his lungs while he waited for his cue, and now he burst into full-chested song.

    The Eagle And The Nightingale

  • The nearest robot approaching him was remarkably tall and full-chested.

    Perihilion

  • The other, a small, broad-shouldered, full-chested, squat individual, with a flat nose and a brutal face -- the champion light-weight boxer of our unit -- implored the Sergeant in whining tones to let him go home.

    Combed Out

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