wide-shouldered love



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  • Voicing the pleasures of high living is a duck in full zoot regalia—the high-waisted pants ballooning at the knee and tapered to an ankle-choking peg; the wide-shouldered jacket swooping down to fingertip-length; the pavement-skimming watch chain; and the wide-brimmed hat with a long, angled feather.

    Hep Cats, Street Fights

  • Snippets of conversation danced around me as I wedged my way between wide-shouldered men and women.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Make Your Manuscript Less Bathetic

  • At well over six feet, he towered above the crowd, wide-shouldered, thick-chested, with an untrimmed tangled mass of black hair obscuring the lower half of his large pockmarked face, his bowler hat pulled low, the brim resting just above his bushy eyebrows.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • I saw his huge dark eyes as he sat on the cross alongside Jesus in all of his wide-shouldered, regal beauty.

    Crazy Loco Love

  • Had short, clean hair, a wide-shouldered, muscular physique, and a freshly pressed blue suit.


  • The bearded man was wide-shouldered and wide-necked, the deck chair barely able to hold his girth.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • But Toshis wide-shouldered frame was headed straight at them, shoving his way between a leopard-pelted surge-monkey and a bunch of manga-heads.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • He wandered through the shadow of the train crossing, where even in the early afternoon the leggy, wide-shouldered transvestites were trawling for commuters inclined to take the long way home.


  • Charlie jumbled together in his mind all the uneasy impressions he had had on the matter: the large (but not unusually large) pectoral development, and the size of the areolae; the absence of wide-shouldered, narrow-hipped individuals.

    Arcana Magi - c.1: Oryn Zentharis, Seeker of the Truth

  • A tall, dark figure, wide-shouldered and erect against the pale light, appeared in the doorway of the hall, paused for a long moment as though breathing in the cool of the night, and then moved leisurely down the steps, and began to pace the beaten earth of the court, slowly and sinuously, like a man flexing his muscles after being seated a while too long.

    His Disposition


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