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There we stood, well squared up before it, shoulder to shoulder and foot to foot, with our hands behind us, not budging an inch.
The younger leader turned his head to lick a wound on his shoulder.
Placing three of them with their faces to the wall and arms locked, I commanded two more to mount to their shoulders, and a sixth I ordered to climb upon the shoulders of the upper two.
And that may be the least little hint of it," Harley would reply, pointing to Michael's shoulder where the leopard had scarred it on the day Jack, the Airedale, and Sara, the little green monkey, had died.
Her bare shoulders and arms gave Kitty a sense of chill marble, a feeling she particularly liked.
and he turned toward the sailors who had by this time picked themselves from the ground, none of them much the worse for his experience except the fellow who had been the cause of it, and who would doubtless nurse a sore shoulder for a week or so.
We see several very distinct species of the horse-genus becoming, by simple variation, striped on the legs like a zebra, or striped on the shoulders like an ass.
Presently one of them, a little, mean-faced, black-bearded fellow with a countenance which reminded Tarzan of Pamba, the rat, laid his hand upon the shoulder of a giant who stood next him, and with whom all the others had been arguing and quarreling.
The seconds followed, and they made quite a group, Joe and Ponta facing each other, the referee in the middle, the seconds leaning with hands on one another's shoulders, their heads craned forward.
I left him the last word, and sought refuge in a shrug of the shoulders and taciturnity.
Then Buck took to rushing, as though for the throat, when, suddenly drawing back his head and curving in from the side, he would drive his shoulder at the shoulder of Spitz, as a ram by which to overthrow him.
When they were close up to one another, Phegeus took aim first, but his spear went over Diomed's left shoulder without hitting him.
Everything has become different," he thought and taking hold of her shoulder turned her about and stood looking at her, his eyes shining with pride.
He lifted the edge of the blanket with his nose and crawled across the shoulder until he was altogether inside.
The cares of a kingdom do not stoop the shoulders, they do not droop the chin, they do not depress the high level of the eye-glance, they do not put doubt and fear in the heart and hang out the signs of them in slouching body and unsure step.