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There are peaky, dark mountains beyond this—just as across the vast bay are gloomy hills.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
His peaky little beard, and the way he carried himself, as well as the quickness of his movements, told one that.
You're gittin' peaky ez a sick kitten, an' saller ez a punkin; you'll be down with fevers an' agers nex'.
CRESTLANDSMARY ADDAMS BAYNE
The Norwegian Nis was like a strong-shouldered child, in a coat and peaky cap, who carried a pretty blue light at night.
BROWNIES AND BOGLESLOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY
He's a peaky little chap; it comes of being a poet, I think.
It is like liberty itself, after the peaky confinement of Sicily.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Now some people would have said the Lady Ethelrida was too chiseled—she might grow peaky, with old age.
THE REASON WHYELINOR GLYN
"Your brother is gettin' to be the peaky one, nowadays," went on Mrs. Gates, with her placid frankness.
THE HALLOWELL PARTNERSHIPKATHARINE HOLLAND BROWN
Them peaky little clams a'most puts out all my shoulder-blades, and wunna bite through a twine of gristle.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
The same peaky nose, pointed chin, little thin ears set close to her head, fine hair—the Yankee school-marm.
GULMORE, THE BOSSFRANK HARRIS

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