She did the right thing with such precision, such complete precision, that Anisya Fedorovna, who had at once handed her the handkerchief she needed for the dance, had tears in her eyes, though she laughed as she watched this slim, graceful countess, reared in silks and velvets and so different from herself, who yet was able to understand all that was in Anisya and in Anisya's father and mother and aunt, and in every Russian man and woman.
His hips were slim, his long legs shapely.
Figures slim, muscular and bony, action impetuous but of arrested energy, tawny landscape, gritty with littering pebbles, mark the athletic hauteur of his style.
In height, the slim legs, the large turned-in feet, the shrill piercing voice; but almost every one will remember, from Croker's Boswell, Colman's account of the great historian " tapping his snuff-box, smirking and smiling, and rounding his periods " from that mellifluous mouth.
The chances were slim that she would ever come back.
The chances are slim that what you want will happen.
That slim chance you leave here becomes no chance.
He'd told her the chances were slim long ago, but she wasn't ready for him to admit defeat quite yet.
The chances of him ever returning were slim to none.
Gladys was dressed in a tiny skirt that made her look like a cheerleader for the Slim Fast "before" team.
At six feet, two inches tall, with a slim, athletic build, he moved with the grace of a dancer.
Sweating and impatient after the slim escape from the ambush, Brady restrained his urge to thump the fed slowly checking Brady's micro.
I can't blow the chance, no matter how slim it is.
The odds of that happening were slim to none.
The odds were slim, but because his purpose was educational, he might have a chance.
If she told him more, he might influence the paths she saw in a way that would make their slim chance of survival even slimmer.
The chances were slim that he would try it again, but Felipa needed to be forewarned.
The mint colored sundress flared out from its slim waistband as she moved.
My guess is that you accept the slim possibility that a shark might get you, and swim in the ocean anyway.
The chances are slim to none that a tornado will hit this cabin, as sheltered as it is by the hills.
He looked slim and sheik in gray slacks.
There was a slim chance they might've succeeded in making him disappear as well, had he been there.
Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."
In height, large-boned, slim, erect and sinewy.
Of fine physique and hardy constitution, they are of strongly independent character; patriarchal in their family life; shrewd, slim and courageous; in religion Protestants of a somewhat austere type.
The slim, tall boy seemed to grow taller, as he answered, "I'll not be the servant of any Englishman that ever lived."
"Slim" would describe them, if they were anything like the saw-horses I have seen.
Ahead of the rest and nearer to him ran a dark- haired, remarkably slim, pretty girl in a yellow chintz dress, with a white handkerchief on her head from under which loose locks of hair escaped.
Natasha rose slowly and carefully, crossed herself, and stepped cautiously on the cold and dirty floor with her slim, supple, bare feet.
Young Nicholas, now a slim lad of fifteen, delicate and intelligent, with curly light-brown hair and beautiful eyes, was delighted because Uncle Pierre as he called him was the object of his rapturous and passionate affection.
The chances were slim that anyone would have come along the road to help her.
On the one hand the Logos is identified with yvkµrt and connected with Slim, which latter seems to have the function of correcting deviations from the eternal law that rules in things.
The odds of finding this spot again had to be slim to nothing.
Granted, Shipton was taking a slight chance, but a mighty slim one.
She had grown stouter and broader, so that it was difficult to recognize in this robust, motherly woman the slim, lively Natasha of former days.
The two girls in their white dresses, each with a rose in her black hair, both curtsied in the same way, but the hostess' eye involuntarily rested longer on the slim Natasha.
A handsome, slim, and pale-faced gypsy girl with glittering black eyes and curly blue-black hair, wearing a red shawl, ran out with a sable mantle on her arm.
The chances are slim it will work.