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His shell of a boat, if made topheavy by the sail, would stand small show.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Topheavy—I expect, too much luggage on board—have another sandwich?
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONSF. ANSTEY
It is already topheavy with thinkers, and will eventually evaporate in a dozen executions.
ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
The faces gradually show less careful drawing and working, and the figures become squat and topheavy.
CHATS ON OLD LACE AND NEEDLEWORKEMILY LEIGH LOWES
It was a canoe with two bent-wood chairs arranged in it as a sort of throne at one end, and looked remarkably topheavy.
THROUGH THE LAND OF THE SERBMARY EDITH DURHAM
But when the head is very full, it does not do to have the heart very empty; there is such a thing as being topheavy!
If the center of gravity in a boat is too high (as illustrated in Fig. 6) the boat is said to be topheavy and unsafe.
BOYS' BOOK OF MODEL BOATSRAYMOND FRANCIS YATES
It was less than thirty feet away now, drifting straight past and rocking with the tide like a topheavy flatbarge.
THE MISSISSIPPI SAUCERFRANK BELKNAP LONG
To her he was a prophet of the better civilization that would some day rise on the ruins of an Individualism grown topheavy.
THE VISION SPENDIDWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Every bag rising above the gunwales offers resistance to the wind, and tends to make the load topheavy.
PACKING AND PORTAGINGDILLON WALLACE