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A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
But he was ignorant of that part of the horrid tale; and the Duke, in a milder voice, bade him rise.
The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.
He was a very tall man, and he had a very tall and hospitable daughter, nearly as big as himself, who received us very cordially.
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.
Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS

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