half-crouching love

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  • White Fang, bristling silently, half-crouching as he rose, sank back and watched the hostile act repeated.

    The Southland

  • Women glanced down at me from the top of the flights of steps, old men stood, half-turning, half-crouching under the dark shadow of the walls, to stare.

    Twilight in Italy

  • On tottering heels he lowers himself, missing not a word of his song while half-crouching, half-bending so that she may tuck her dollar in his cleavage and kiss his cheek.

    Geography of the Heart

  • On tottering heels he lowers himself, missing not a word of his song while half-crouching, half-bending so that she may tuck her dollar in his cleavage and kiss his cheek.

    Geography of the Heart

  • On tottering heels he lowers himself, missing not a word of his song while half-crouching, half-bending so that she may tuck her dollar in his cleavage and kiss his cheek.

    Geography of the Heart

  • On tottering heels he lowers himself, missing not a word of his song while half-crouching, half-bending so that she may tuck her dollar in his cleavage and kiss his cheek.

    Geography of the Heart

  • That allowed him to rock himself over into a half-crouching, half-kneeling position.

    Fall of Angels

  • He crept along the ledge, half-crouching, the loaded sling in one hand.

    Conan the Valiant

  • Simon stared at her, open-mouthed, until he realized he was in a half-crouching position that must look perfectly ridiculous.

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

  • Sitting on the edge of his chair, half-crouching, his head, with its long, unkempt, white hair, bent slightly to one side, he concentrated upon this chambered silence the full powers of his senses.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

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