He was a limp
, delicate-looking gentleman, I thought, with a good deal of nose, and a way of carrying his head on one side, as if it were a little too heavy for him.
But I could not keep him in the house on the lake, either, because of Christine; so I locked him up comfortably, I chained him up nicely--a whiff of the Mazenderan scent had left him as limp
as a rag--in the Communists' dungeon, which is in the most deserted and remote part of the Opera, below the fifth cellar, where no one ever comes, and where no one ever hears you.
Sancho reached his master so limp
and faint that he could not urge on his beast.
In short, she felt that fear which takes possession of nearly all authors when they read over a work they have hitherto thought proof against every exacting or blase critic: new situations seem timeworn; the best-turned and most highly polished phrases limp
and squint; metaphors and images grin or contradict each other; whatsoever is false strikes the eye.
My beast had an advantage in his first hold, having sunk his mighty fangs far into the breast of his adversary; but the great arms and paws of the ape, backed by muscles far transcending those of the Martian men I had seen, had locked the throat of my guardian and slowly were choking out his life, and bending back his head and neck upon his body, where I momentarily expected the former to fall limp
at the end of a broken neck.
At last he knew by the sudden struggle, followed by limp
relaxation, that the warrior was dead.
Nicholson, and put his hand, limp
and dead, into John's.
He walked with just such a limp
as I have seen in footsore tramps.
The man was writhing in the dust among his scattered money, unable to rise, for the wheel had broken his back, and his lower limbs lay limp
I wish Father Jove, Minerva, and Apollo would break the neck of every one of these wooers of yours, some inside the house and some out; and I wish they might all be as limp
as Irus is over yonder in the gate of the outer court.
But the other gave him a glance as from the depths of a tomb, and raised his limp
hand in a prophetic manner and turned away.
The gallant flag was up, but it was under the spell, too, and hung limp
and disheartened by the mast.