outstretched


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fully extended especially in length

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Jurgis could see her outstretched hands, shaking and twitching, roaming here and there over the bed at will, like living things; he could see convulsive shudderings start in her body and run through her limbs.
It was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form, and left nothing of it visible save one outstretched hand.
He made some motion with his mouth, and seemed to think he had spoken; but he had only pointed to her with his outstretched hand.
Winthrop, who was her nearest friend next to Silas, made her feel that a mother must be very precious; and she had again and again asked Silas to tell her how her mother looked, whom she was like, and how he had found her against the furze bush, led towards it by the little footsteps and the outstretched arms.
The slayers stopped in their stride, the witch-doctors stood with outstretched arms, the world of men was as though it had been frozen into sleep.
He hath since come to England, unexpected by his brethren,'' said Ben Israel; ``and he cometh among them with a strong and outstretched arm to correct and to punish.
Three times the outstretched arms shot up convulsively, waving grotesque, stiff-fingered hands in the air.
Raoul darted forward, with arms outstretched, but Christine had overcome her passing faintness and said, in a low voice:
Yes, I will go with you,' said Thumbelina, and got on the swallow's back, with her feet on one of his outstretched wings.
Accompanied by his wife, the Empress Theresa, and by a bevy of courtiers, the Emperor of Brazil, Dom Pedro de Alcantara, walked into the room, advanced with both hands outstretched to the bewildered Bell, and exclaimed: "Professor Bell, I am delighted to see you again.
O thou that art above in bed, Between the holland sheets, A-lying there from night till morn, With outstretched legs asleep;
Robin slowly rallied and seized his comrade's outstretched arm.
The flames of the fire, those outstretched figures, the relentless cold, waiting, not three feet distant from that fugitive heat, became all a dream.
He sat his mount as we sit a horse, grasping the animal's barrel with his lower limbs, while the hands of his two right arms held his immense spear low at the side of his mount; his two left arms were outstretched laterally to help preserve his balance, the thing he rode having neither bridle or reins of any description for guidance.
There, screaming at them in a cracked falsetto and with skinny arms outstretched, stood a strange apparition of a man.