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  • On the fun side, a black polyester and tubular steel chair in the shape of an athletic man designed by Czech-born artist Ruth Francken in 1971 is estimated at £3,000-£4,000, and a lazy-looking draped chair made from recycled plastic packaging material by Barr & Knoll from 1993 is estimated at £800-£1,200.

    Contemporary Styles

  • The soldiers who saw the white skins of these folk, unused to strip for toil, soft and sleek and lazy-looking, as of people who could only stir abroad in carriages, concluded that a war with women would scarcely be more formidable.

    Agesilaus

  • We saw several handsome, proud, lazy-looking fellows, in blankets, sleeping about, outside the cottage, and asked them if, for a couple of dollars, they would carry these, and walk with us to show us the way?

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • There's a black man with two watermelons, and there's a lazy-looking banjo picker just hanging around once again, jaw-boning with the other two and the little kid as well.

    'Picturing The Banjo' Through American History

  • When the carriage drew up in the grass - grown court yard before the hall-door, two lazy-looking men, whose appearance well accorded with that of the place which they tenanted, alarmed by the obstreperous barking of a great chained dog, ran out from some half-ruinous out-houses, and took charge of the horses; the hall-door stood open, and I entered a gloomy and imperfectly lighted apartment, and found no one within.

    The Purcell Papers

  • I could see those tracers, in their lazy-looking flight upward, from five miles away.

    Chickenhawk

  • If Zermatt was a cold, lazy-looking village during the daytime, there was a drastic change of scene after nightfall.

    Give Us Forever

  • Sherman's two thirty-pound parrot guns were in the same position, and every now and then a lazy-looking shell would pass over, speeding its way on to Atlanta.

    "Co. Aytch" Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show

  • I remember one morning we were away over a hill, and every now and then here would come one of those lazy-looking "feelers," just bouncing along as if he were in no hurry, called in military "ricochet."

    "Co. Aytch" Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show

  • Opposite the new steamboat they passed a larger and noisier hotel, in front of which were collected many curious people of the country, many of whom were lazy-looking, slovenly-garbed half-breeds.

    On the Edge of the Arctic or, An Aeroplane in Snowland

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