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  • The wincing rugby fan and war hero Lord Baden-Powell (three years from publishing Scouting for Boys) warned of the Roman Empire's fall, seeing all around him just "thousands of young men, pale, narrow-chested, hunched-up, miserable specimens smoking endless cigarettes".

    How the original All Blacks went down in the annals of history

  • Ricky sat on stage during the whole performance, a hunched-up figure in an oversized cap, exuding pride of ownership; he was entitled.

    The Good (but not necessarily great) Earth

  • This shot establishes the protective relationship that Sydney forms with John, while keeping both characters as abstracted outlines hunched-up crying loser and fatherly protector.

    1/13: Réponse de femmes; There Will Be Blood; Hard Eight

  • This shot establishes the protective relationship that Sydney forms with John, while keeping both characters as abstracted outlines hunched-up crying loser and fatherly protector.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • He walked quietly with hunched-up shoulders carrying his little hand-bag and he looked the most commonplace figure imaginable.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • He turned sharply, and peering, saw a small, hunched-up figure sitting a couple of yards off in the shadow of the enclosure.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • I began to distinguish now a deeper blackness in the black, a vague outline of a hunched-up figure.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • I must confess that I had some qualms lest he should drive me to a quiet corner somewhere, and then rob me, but I caught hold of the collar of his ragged driving-coat, close to where his wrinkled neck showed sadly lean above his hunched-up back, and climbed on to the blue - painted, curved, rickety scat.

    Youth

  • Auda pointed to the wretched hunched-up figure and denounced me,

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • He might also have died in a hunched-up position or on his side rather than the laid-out position in which he was found.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

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