And Kuo: strong, short-bodied and well-tailored, placing his feet with deliberation, his Asiatic features made half anonymous by the smoked glasses. From Wordnik.com. [The 9th Directive]
His companion, Jimmie Brannagan, was a short-bodied Irish lad, with red hair and a freckled face; but possessing a sturdy frame, as well as a ready wit. From Wordnik.com. [Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise or, The Dash for Dixie] Reference
The large, short-bodied and long-legged sheep found in the interior of western and northern Africa are a complete contrast to the short-legged, long-bodied little Cameroons sheep. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898] Reference
When we had pursued him, he had appeared almost spherical; now I saw that he was in fact one of those short-limbed, short-bodied animals that generally live in burrows -- something like a pika, in other words. From Wordnik.com. [The Urth of the New Sun]
All grow sparsely, and are short-bodied and unsightly. From Wordnik.com. [Agricultural, Geological, and Descriptive Sketches of Lower North Carolina, and the Similar Adjacent Lands] Reference
Bobby then saw that it was not a stake-driver, but a long-legged, long-necked, short-bodied gentleman, in. From Wordnik.com. [Queer Stories for Boys and Girls] Reference
Across the seas the Emperor Napoleon, a long-nosed, short-bodied man of infinite genius for setting the world by the ears, has been warring with England for the last ten years and more. From Wordnik.com. [The Windy Hill] Reference
Like the other short-bodied forms of fancy goldfish, pearlscales can develop swimbladder disorders because their organs and swimbladder are squashed into a much smaller place than normal. From Wordnik.com. [Practical Fishkeeping news (RSS)] Reference
Ryukins, like other short-bodied fancy goldfish, have been selectively bred over several centuries (the first Ryukins are said to date back to before 1800) and have a grossly deformed spine. From Wordnik.com. [Practical Fishkeeping news (RSS)] Reference
Indeed, whenever a green-coloured snake is observed, it may at once be pronounced, if slender or provided with a prehensile tail, to be of the kind which passes its life on trees; but if it be short-bodied then it lives on the prairies. From Wordnik.com. [Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon] Reference
Without the mark of a buffalo-thong on ankle or wrist, to tell of captivity, the little man was running about the hill, to all appearance as he list -- his moving shadow dodging hither and thither, as if it were a long-legged, short-bodied goblin quizzically mocking his motions, or playing at hide-and-seek with him among the trees and bushes. From Wordnik.com. [Burl] Reference
The mammoth, the huge, thick-coated rhinoceros, sabre-tooth, the monstrous tiger, or the bear, or the hyena, or the loping wolf, or short-bodied and vicious wolverine were to him, even then, but lower creatures. From Wordnik.com. [The Story of Ab A Tale of the Time of the Cave Man] Reference
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