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The project hired a strapping Swedish ballet dancer to teach her the language, and by the spring of 1962 she was on her way to Sweden on her own — Jane would follow six weeks later after finishing first grade.
Some of them were drinking and eating; others were strapping provisions into portable form.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Strapping girls they were too; but so closely veiled that it was impossible to see what their features were like.
We breakfasted at daybreak, and strapping on our packs, marched down to the lake, prepared to commence our voyage.
You're as fine, strapping a specimen of a healthy human being as I've ever seen.'
CIRCUSALAN EDWARD NOURSE
A strapping fellow like myself, not so bad-looking, oft hath his uses not indented in the bond to his overlord.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
She was a strapping big woman, very hairy, and the thrashing she gave him was a delight to the horde.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
Who knows but Othello may be giving her a strapping, in private, for wearing out her cloaths so fast!
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
John Weeks was a tall strapping fellow, slightly stooped, and about fifty years old.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
This strapping lass is taller by two inches, and there is a black lock of hair peeps forth yonder from under her veil.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT

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