clean-limbed


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having well-proportioned limbs

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But it's as clean-limbed, pure-pedigreed a hunting rifle as has ever been made.
She's rated 78 and a nice clean-limbed filly and while I'd have liked to have got her for a bit less, I'd also have been willing to bid a bit more.
Furthermore, they're admirably clean-limbed Protestants who believe in deferring pleasure until their honest work is done.
Though ,,,, A COUSIN TRIED PERFORM HEIMLICH MANOEUVRE, AND FOR TROUBLES RECEIVED NOTHING THAN A KICK IN STONES friends tell me with the exception of fat, this sounds very much like the clean-limbed lad who left home in 1983, without a doubt I believe that I started to burn out sometime around September 1989.
Beach House are a pair of those very pretty, clean-limbed people that New York seems to produce.
Mendelssohn's Symphony No 4 (Italian) displayed a commendably sunny disposition, although the opening Allegro and concluding Saltarello, despite their clean-limbed alacrity, sounded a tad workmanlike.
as the clean-limbed, simple and innocent grow hostile;
Introductions at the April International Home Furnishings Market showed clean-limbed, uncluttered styles that in some cases are close to contemporary and in other cases hark back to Mission and other styles from America's past.
His oeuvre (which appeared in a multivolume German edition between 1906 and 1908) was read avidly by the members of the Berlin Neuer Club and one of the best-known expressionist poets, Ernst Stadler, almost certainly became a German Rhodes Scholar at Wilde's old Oxford College, Magdalen, in the mistaken belief that it was full of Wildean aesthetes and individualists, since a recently discovered group photograph from 1910 shows him standing in a defiantly Wildean pose with a floppily centre-parted hair-do among a crowd of otherwise muscular, clean-limbed, short-haired British hearties.
Which is why, when a sensible, clean-limbed slip of a Brit defies logic, form and the bookies to reach the last eight the nation holds its breath for a week.
John Bayley also speaks up for robust uncomplication, remarking that 'The crude humour that Housman enjoyed in later life was perhaps more common among middle-aged men than with clean-limbed, healthy undergraduates' (p.
Second, the distortions perpetuate a mythic world where clean-limbed young governors slay the dragons of corrupt old-style" Latin politics and bind their nations' wounds with homilies from Friedman and Gilder.
And yet and yet, every year Wimbledon somehow works its magic, a miasma of sensuality descends over the whole event, clean-limbed youngsters caper vigorously in the evening sun of Eden and I begrudge them nothing.
The young girls meanwhile are clean-limbed, blonde and the play switches backwards and forwards to give Penelope historical credibility.
He's a very sound, clean-limbed horse with a great turn of foot, and his battling qualities were never more greatly exemplified than in beating Dylan Thomas in the Tattersalls Gold Cup.