Swanlike


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Swan´like`


a.1.Resembling a swan.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'So that's what would have happened to my bones had I trusted myself to them,' said the youth sadly; and he began to cry bitterly, not because of the treasures, but because of the lovely girl with her swanlike neck and golden hair.
A third young lady said it was elegant, and a fourth expressed her opinion that it was 'swanlike.'
With its graceful presence, swanlike shape and beaky nose, the Concorde was revered as a thing of beauty.
This results in her swanlike neck looking even longer.
Still, her otherwise competent portrayal requires suspension of disbelief, because she doesn't quite measure up to her character's swanlike bearing.
WASHINGTON With a bill like a duck but teeth like a crocs, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by scientists looks like something Dr.
For those unfamiliar with the Cuban-born artist who rose to prominence in the 1980s as a founding member of the avant-garde Volumen I collective, Birdland, 2001--a large nest made of old coats cradling several ostrich eggs and a swanlike saxophone--introduced two of Brey's hallmarks: a strong association between nature and music (specifically Afro-Cuban and American jazz: in this case, Charlie "Bird" Parker) and his penchant for salvaged materials.
Seasoned pro Maureen Nolan was every inch the frustrated matriarch as Ariel's mother Viv, borne out in the touching Learning To Be Silent, while her husband Rev Moore was a man very much keeping a swanlike composure on the surface while still struggling to come to terms with the death of their son.
With Ben at the helm, only his torso visible above the piano which faced the crowd and yMusic flanked three apiece on either side of him, he looked like the captain of a very happy ship, producing tunes which sounded laid-back in their performance but must have required swanlike levels of speed and skill to get so right.
On deck the teak cladding and hidden halyard runs along with flush hatches that give that Swanlike flavour while the wide and open cockpit has twin binnacles.