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of size and dignity suggestive of a statue

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suggestive of a statue

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For a moment he stood statuesque but for his sensitively dilating nostrils; then he wheeled and fled noiselessly from the terrifying presence of man.
In common hours, society sits cold and statuesque. We all stand waiting, empty,--knowing, possibly, that we can be full, surrounded by mighty symbols which are not symbols to us, but prose and trivial toys.
Behind me I heard Dona Rita laughing softly, statuesque, turned all dark in the fading glow.
The Kro-lu stood silent and statuesque, watching the proceedings.
"Dark human shapes could be made out in the distance, flitting indistinctly against the gloomy border of the forest, and near the river two bronze figures, leaning on tall spears, stood in the sunlight under fantastic head- dresses of spotted skins, warlike and still in statuesque repose.
But Mrs Verloc's lips, composed in their usual form, preserved a statuesque immobility like the rest of her face.
for that flash in his black eye--for that cloud on his bony brow--for that compression of his statuesque lips, the lad will some day get blows instead of blandishments--kicks instead of kisses; then for the fit of mute fury which will sicken his body and madden his soul; then for the ordeal of merited and salutary suffering, out of which he will come (I trust) a wiser and a better man.
A pair of grey eyes looked steadily into his before transferring themselves to the statuesque being at the table.
Statuesque Czech-born Ester made her TV debut in the new fifth series of the Real Housewives of Cheshire - and has been at the centre of the drama with her outspoken ways.
The statuesque supermodel will be a headline guest at Mall of the Emirates' signature event, World of Fa...
On Instagram, Andolong shared photos of the family reuniting, with the statuesque Mariel embracing her parents in tight hugs.
As a security guard for Israel's highest-level ministers, he raised his husky frame into a statuesque posture as politicians whirred around him, debating laws that stagnated in Israel's parliamentary labyrinth, or as they discussed sending Israeli troops into the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, or along Israel's many other hostile borders.
Jessica Harrington's statuesque daughter of Mastercraftsman was sent off a well-backed 2-1 favourite for her debut, over six furlongs at Naas at the start of last month, and duly beat Actress by two and a half lengths.
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA THIS statuesque beauty is now unfurling its limbs and opening its dramatic flower heads.
GREASE FRIGHTENING Katy Perry and Kate Hudson at Grease-themed bash LOOKING CLASS Paris as Alice HIGH SCHOOL JINKS Katy rocks a beehive at Grease party while Orlando Bloom is a bit rude DIRRTY FUN Kylie goes back to 2002 as Aguilera STATUESQUE Leona Lewis went out an Oscar.