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The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When d'Aubran entered, the Seneschal was composed and in his wonted habit of ponderous dignity.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
This was too direct a slap at Elmer Spiker to pass unnoticed; Elmer was too old an arguer to use any ponderous weapon in return.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Instead, he came to me and lifted to my knee one of those ponderous feet of his, and tried to pull me from my log.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Somewhere in these woods he must be lying, resting those ponderous paws and licking his bloody flanks.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Perhaps it was his clothes that had given him a strange new grace, for in the old days he was a ponderous, slow-moving fellow.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Here a palace with low portals extended its ponderous expanse; it was the palace of King Loc.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Among the works of human hands, the traveler gazes with amazement at the ponderous bulk of the pyramids.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD

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