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  • Anja, Franka and Katja dropped and stepped out of their skirts — such a natural movement — while Wolfgang and I comically struggled pulling our trouser legs away from our ill-shaped limbs.

    Potsdamer Strasse #3

  • A push to postponeGiven the presently ill-shaped political landscape many parties are trying to push the Council of the Armed Forces to agree to postpone the parliamentary elections until a new constitution is drafted.

    Will a Rush to Elections in Egypt Undo Its Revolution?

  • Update, 5/31: "At almost 2 1/2 hours, it's at once not nearly enough and far too much - an avalanche of ill-shaped information that obliterates Schroeder's end goals," writes Alison Willmore at the IFC Blog.

    GreenCine Daily: Cannes. Terror's Advocate.

  • The splashing continues, and, to our surprise, an enormous bull moose comes in sight, the water dripping from his ill-shaped nose and mouth, and a long piece of pond-lily root dangling down, upon one end of which he is chewing.

    Stuffed

  • A long, ill-shaped, bleak but atmospheric take of the Middle Ages.

    The Thrall's Tale: Summary and book reviews of The Thrall's Tale by Judith Lindbergh.

  • His coarse worsted stockings were twisted anyhow in his ill-shaped shoes.

    The Commission in Lunacy

  • The cranial cavity is not ill-shaped, and the forehead is not truly flattened or very retreating, its really well-formed curve being simply disguised by the mass of bone which is built up against it (Fig. 16).

    Essays

  • And if this be not allowed to be so, I do not know how they can be excused from murder who kill monstrous births, (as we call them), because of an unordinary shape, without knowing whether they have a rational soul or no; which can be no more discerned in a well-formed than ill-shaped infant, as soon as born.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • Nature had moulded him so untowardly, that he was called all his life the Abbot Malotru; i.e. ill-shaped.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • It turns out that there has indeed been something wrong, and all my own fault because of wearing ill-shaped boots "you see the bones have been forced in opposite directions...it's really a bit like a form of deliberate torture."

    Archive 2007-01-01

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