My dear sir, if there is one thing my mother loves better than another, it is pork a roast loin
Then indeed for months he had a poor time of it; it was not long indeed before he could manage to keep his legs against Job, for that hero was slow of offence, and gained his victories chiefly by allowing others to throw themselves against his immovable legs and loins
Pray, senora," he added, "manage to save some tow, as there will be no want of some one to use it, for my loins
too are rather sore.
I should have come to the church tomorrow, but, alas, shall be prevented from doing so by the pain in my loins
The repairs completed, old Marheyo gave me a paternal hug; and divesting himself of his 'maro' (girdle), swathed the calico about his loins
, and slipping the beloved ornaments into his ears, grasped his spear and sallied out of the house, like a valiant Templar arrayed in a new and costly suit of armour.
He switched out his long, tight-rolled turban-cloth and, with swiftest hands, rolled it over and under about his loins
into the intricate devices of a Saddhu's cincture.
No more," responded Abel-Phittim "no more shall we feast upon the fat of the land-no longer shall our beards be odorous with frankincense--our loins
girded up with fine linen from the Temple.
He led him into the king's cellar, and the man bent over the huge barrels, and drank and drank till his loins
hurt, and before the day was out he had emptied all the barrels.
She girdeth her loins
with strength and strengtheneth her arms.
Each molecule of the gutter bore away a molecule of heat radiating from Gringoire's loins
, and the equilibrium between the temperature of his body and the temperature of the brook, began to be established in rough fashion.
Lee, who died in 1637, "had in his lifetime issue from his loins
two hundred lacking but three.
Preserve his army, put a bow of brass in the hands of those who have armed themselves in Thy Name, and gird their loins
with strength for the fight.
Whatever occupation I chose, when not actually busied about them or their concerns, I had, as it were, to keep my loins
girded, my shoes on my feet, and my staff in my hand; for not to be immediately forthcoming when called for, was regarded as a grave and inexcusable offence: not only by my pupils and their mother, but by the very servant, who came in breathless haste to call me, exclaiming, 'You're to go to the schoolroom DIRECTLY, mum, the young ladies is WAITING
From my ledge to the base of the cliff is a matter of several thousand feet of dangerous climbing; yet I venture to say that the first ape from whose loins
my line has descended never could have equaled the speed with which I literally dropped down the face of that rugged escarpment.
About their loins
they wore the skins of leopards and lions, and great necklaces of the claws of these same animals depended upon their breasts.