Across a green open country came clean-limbed
young men, some afoot, some mounted upon horses.
They, too, were powerful, clean-limbed
men, not at all like the mangy crew that followed the Swedes.
In front there stood a small group of Indians--little, clean-limbed
, red fellows, whose skins glowed like polished bronze in the strong sunlight.
Apparently he had not aged a minute, but was still the straight, clean-limbed
fighting-man of thirty.
Notwithstanding her youth, she was large and powerful--a splendid, clean-limbed
animal, with a round, high forehead, which denoted more intelligence than most of her kind possessed.
A tall, straight youth he was, with black hair and keen grey eyes; broad of shoulder and narrow of hip; a clean-limbed
So one glorious tropical morning Waziri, chief of the Waziri, set out at the head of fifty clean-limbed
ebon warriors in quest of adventure and of riches.
But away outside the clearing was that little army of Hausas, clean-limbed
, faithful, well drilled and armed.
The chest was deep, it is true, cavernously deep; but there were no full-swelling muscles, no wide-spreading shoulders, no clean-limbed
straightness, no generous symmetry of outline.
Those were their cards and they had to play them, willy-nilly, hunchbacked or straight backed, crippled or clean-limbed
, addle-pated or clear- headed.
Just to have seen him there, lolling upon the swaying bough of the jungle-forest giant, his brown skin mottled by the brilliant equatorial sunlight which percolated through the leafy canopy of green above him, his clean-limbed
body relaxed in graceful ease, his shapely head partly turned in contemplative absorption and his intelligent, gray eyes dreamily devouring the object of their devotion, you would have thought him the reincarnation of some demigod of old.