While they were thus employed, a tallish
gentleman with a hook nose and black hair, dressed in a military surtout very short and tight in the sleeves, and which had once been frogged and braided all over, but was now sadly shorn of its garniture and quite threadbare-- dressed too in ancient grey pantaloons fitting tight to the leg, and a pair of pumps in the winter of their existence--looked in at the door and smiled affably.
, dark, clever--talks well--rather a prig, I think."
Sitting in front of the fire, with his back towards him, was a tallish
gentleman in a greatcoat: the only other occupant of the room.
She had not long to wait before the punctual attorney entered, knitting his brow with an examining glance at the stout blond woman who rose, curtsying deferentially,--a tallish
man, with an aquiline nose and abundant iron-gray hair.
This was a tallish
, sallowish District Superintendent of Police - belt, helmet, polished spurs and all - strutting and twirling his dark moustache.
In front of him he saw, in the gaslight, a tallish
man, walking with a slight stagger, and carrying a white goose slung over his shoulder.
"One was a stout, bald middle-aged man wearing glasses, accompanied by a tallish
middle-aged woman who was wearing a devil's mask, black curly wig, a poncho and boots with a distinctive thick white sole.
e changed suspension means the CX-3 stays as good to drive as any smallish but tallish
SUV is likely to get but you'll still feel the rougher of roads as the wheels work hard to smooth the way ahead.
The changed suspension means the CX-3 stays as good to drive as any smallish but tallish
SUV is likely to get, but you'll still feel the rougher of roads as the wheels work hard to smooth the way ahead.
He talked about stuff behind the scenes and curated a tallish
tale of a wacky, collegial studio of writers and artists who might do just about anything in their pursuit of good stories.
Lucy was "blonde, with translucent skin and large blue eyes", whereas "Lois was nothing out of the ordinary--just a tallish
, thinnish, brownish person with freckles" (115).
These processes of suburbanization are replicated somatically in his former lover Elsie, now the wife of a local shopkeeper, a "tallish
, fattish woman...