They were found greatly flattened
and calloused at the ends.
his filbert-shaped ears and wagged his tail in acknowledgment, but advertised his intention of continuing to stalk his enemy.
The president approached the window, and saw a sort of flattened
sack floating some yards from the projectile.
The ears flattened
back and down at the sound, and the head seemed to snuggle under the caress of an invisible hand.
"Precisely, Ned: so that at 32 feet beneath the surface of the sea you would undergo a pressure of 97,500 lb.; at 320 feet, ten times that pressure; at 3,200 feet, a hundred times that pressure; lastly, at 32,000 feet, a thousand times that pressure would be 97,500,000 lb.--that is to say, that you would be flattened
as if you had been drawn from the plates of a hydraulic machine!"
When all were safely down they picked up the Scarecrow, whose body was quite flattened
out, and patted his straw into shape again.
one of them holds possession of the Tuileries, one of them is giving Philibert Delorme a scar across the middle of his face; and it is not, assuredly, one of the least of the scandals of our time to see with what effrontery the heavy architecture of this gentleman is being flattened
over one of the most delicate façades of the Renaissance!
His features were wide and flattened
, and he had prominent, pale eyes; his thin hair was sandy; he wore whiskers that grew unevenly on his face, and in places where you would have expected the hair to grow thickly there was no hair at all.
With nose serrulated by continuous spasms, hair bristling in recurrent waves, tongue whipping out like a red snake and whipping back again, ears flattened
down, eyes gleaming hatred, lips wrinkled back, and fangs exposed and dripping, he could compel a pause on the part of almost any assailant.
"The terrestrial, globular, planetary hunk of matter, slightly flattened
at the poles, and known as the Earth, is my abode.
"The imps have put all their strength again at the paddles, and we are to struggle for our scalps with bits of flattened
wood, instead of clouded barrels and true eyes.
Peter and Benjamin flattened
their noses against the window, and stared into the dusk.