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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.
This he resented, and when she stood shoulder to shoulder with him, bristling and showing her teeth, the aspiring solitary ones would back off, turn-tail, and continue on their lonely way.
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.
"How about that?" 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.
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.
"Accursed Germans!" he cried, and looked down at the dead face on his arm, and shrugged his shoulders resignedly.
Nodding, for it would have been childish to cut him, I walked on quickly; but in a minute I felt a hand on my shoulder.
He did not check himself, but drove in upon Spitz, shoulder to shoulder, so hard that he missed the throat.
When they were close up to one another, Phegeus took aim first, but his spear went over Diomed's left shoulder without hitting him.
When he kissed her upon the lips she leaned heavily against him and looked over his shoulder into the darkness.
But Skipper did not awake and a fine spray of rain, almost as thin as mist, made Jerry curl up and press closely into the angle formed by Skipper's head and shoulder. This did awake him, for he uttered "Jerry" in a low, crooning voice, and Jerry responded with a touch of his cold damp nose to the other's cheek.
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.