"Brade!" the barrel-chested man replied, rising.
He cooked bare-chested, wearing black chinos, his dark hair clasped at the base of his neck.
We have people whose tread was so light that no blade of grass bent beneath their weight.
A Latin memoir of Tamerlane by Perondinus, printed in 1600, entitled Magni Tamerlanis scytharum imperatoris vita, describes Timur as tall and bearded, broad-chested and broadshouldered, well-built but lame, of a fierce countenance and with receding eyes, which express cruelty and strike terror into the lookers-on.