You're skating on thin ice, Mr. Juror.
I know you're trying to stay fashionably thin, but the truth is...
Jackson forced a thin smile.
Seeing Prince Andrew she leaned out from behind the apron and, waving her thin arms from under the woolen shawl, cried:
He was thin and pale.
A sardonic smile twisted his thin-lipped mouth.
Sure she was thin, but it wasn't a deliberate condition.
He glanced up at her; the sun darkened face with its thin lips completely devoid of emotion.
A tall thin bow-legged figure strolled around the side of the house.
Opal, the tall, thin man, nodded and stepped toward the house.
I have seen Penobscot Indians, in this town, living in tents of thin cotton cloth, while the snow was nearly a foot deep around them, and I thought that they would be glad to have it deeper to keep out the wind.
Now you, Captain, and he turned to a thin, dirty little artillery officer who without his boots (he had given them to the canteen keeper to dry), in only his stockings, rose when they entered, smiling not altogether comfortably.
Not a single muscle of his face--which in those days was still thin--moved.
He seemed altogether so thin, small, and pathetic.
On seeing Pierre he grew confused at first, but noticing embarrassment on Pierre's face immediately grew bold and, staggering on his thin legs, advanced into the middle of the room.
Natasha's thin pale face, with its swollen lips, was more than plain--it was dreadful.
She wore a camisole and shorts, her large breasts straining at the thin fabric between them.
The thin pipes didn't look strong enough to hold him.
His frame was thin to the point of gaunt.
A moment later, a thin figure entered the room. The last of the shapeshifters created, this one was a mirror image of the mad scientist, Ully.
Then a thin, pale soldier, his neck bandaged with a bloodstained leg band, came up and in angry tones asked the artillerymen for water.
For a moment he dozed, but in that short interval innumerable things appeared to him in a dream: his mother and her large white hand, Sonya's thin little shoulders, Natasha's eyes and laughter, Denisov with his voice and mustache, and Telyanin and all that affair with Telyanin and Bogdanich.
He was alone now, except for a soldier who was sitting naked at the other side of the fire, warming his thin yellow body.
As he spoke, he peeled off his shirt to reveal a whip-like, muscular upper body coated by a thin layer of tan skin.
"The thing about all this walking exercise is I can eat like a pig and stay thin," he replied to Dean's greeting.
Carmen watched with excitement as the foal's feet could be seen inside a thin sac... first one and then the other.
"I never thought I'd hear you say that," she retorted dryly, and then realized she had nothing on but the thin hospital gown.
Lana took one look at the thin metal stairs and looked away quickly.
The driver, tall, dark-haired and unshaven with a pencil-thin mustache, set down his hamburger.
He'd be walking a thin line facing disbarment if he related any privileged information.
"And I'm Carl," a thin man with a graying mustache said, pumping Alex's hand.
Helen is about the same--pale and thin; but you mustn't think she is really ill.
The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.
The general with the bandaged head bent forward as though running away from some danger, and, making long, quick strides with his thin legs, went up to Kutuzov.
You'd look fine, said a corporal, chaffing a thin little soldier who bent under the weight of his knapsack.
His thin, worn, sallow face was covered with deep wrinkles, which always looked as clean and well washed as the tips of one's fingers after a Russian bath.
The commander of the regiment, a thin, feeble-looking old man with a pleasant smile--his eyelids drooping more than half over his old eyes, giving him a mild expression, rode up to Bagration and welcomed him as a host welcomes an honored guest.
She forgot all fear of her father, went up to him, took his hand, and drawing him down put her arm round his thin, scraggy neck.
Yes, it was he, pale, thin, with a changed and strangely softened but agitated expression on his face.
With a pair of felt boots on his thin bony legs, and keeping on a worn, nankeen-covered, sheepskin coat, the traveler sat down on the sofa, leaned back his big head with its broad temples and close-cropped hair, and looked at Bezukhov.
Near them, in an armchair, sat a thin, shriveled, old woman, with a meek expression on her childlike face.
"I warn you, Captain," one of the officers, a short thin man, evidently very angry, was saying.
Close to the corner, on an overcoat, sat an old, unshaven, gray-bearded soldier as thin as a skeleton, with a stern sallow face and eyes intently fixed on Rostov.
The first person Rostov met in the officers' ward was a thin little man with one arm, who was walking about the first room in a nightcap and hospital dressing gown, with a pipe between his teeth.
Marya Ignatevna Peronskaya, a thin and shallow maid of honor at the court of the Dowager Empress, who was a friend and relation of the countess and piloted the provincial Rostovs in Petersburg high society, was to accompany them to the ball.
Her slender bare arms and neck were not beautiful--compared to Helene's her shoulders looked thin and her bosom undeveloped.
"I have never enjoyed myself so much before!" she said, and Prince Andrew noticed how her thin arms rose quickly as if to embrace her father and instantly dropped again.
The thin, hollow-cheeked Chekmar, having got everything ready, kept glancing at his master with whom he had lived on the best of terms for thirty years, and understanding the mood he was in expected a pleasant chat.
Then the violins played very shrilly and merrily and one of the women with thick bare legs and thin arms, separating from the others, went behind the wings, adjusted her bodice, returned to the middle of the stage, and began jumping and striking one foot rapidly against the other.
When he opened the ballroom door Pierre saw Natasha sitting at the window, with a thin, pale, and spiteful face.
Pfuel was short and very thin but broad-boned, of coarse, robust build, broad in the hips, and with prominent shoulder blades.
The other was the mayor, a man with a thin sallow face and narrow beard.
Tears filled the thin man's eyes, and the fat otkupshchik sobbed outright like a child and kept repeating:
"You brute, you murderer!" screamed a thin, pale woman who, with a baby in her arms and her kerchief torn from her head, burst through the door at that moment and down the steps into the yard.
He was wearing the white Horse Guard's cap and a military overcoat with a whip hanging over his shoulder by a thin strap.
"You don't spare anyone," said Julie Drubetskaya as she collected and pressed together a bunch of raveled lint with her thin, beringed fingers.
Another criminal, thin and pale, stood near.
With a frightened and suffering look resembling that on the thin Frenchman's face, Pierre pushed his way in through the crowd.
"Eh, what twaddle!" said one of them, a thin, stern-looking man.
"Talk indeed!" cried the thin one.
At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
"He should pay folks off properly," a thin workingman, with frowning brows and a straggly beard, was saying.
On his thin, weak legs were heavy chains which hampered his irresolute movements.
The young man in his clattering chains stepped clumsily to the spot indicated, holding away with one finger the coat collar which chafed his neck, turned his long neck twice this way and that, sighed, and submissively folded before him his thin hands, unused to work.
A vein in the young man's long thin neck swelled like a cord and went blue behind the ear, and suddenly his face flushed.
The tall youth, against whom he stumbled, seized his thin neck with his hands and, yelling wildly, fell with him under the feet of the pressing, struggling crowd.
Aren't they afraid of sinning?... said the same mob now, looking with pained distress at the dead body with its long, thin, half-severed neck and its livid face stained with blood and dust.
Swaying from side to side on his long, thin legs in his fluttering dressing gown, this lunatic was running impetuously, his gaze fixed on Rostopchin, shouting something in a hoarse voice and making signs to him to stop.
The lunatic's solemn, gloomy face was thin and yellow, with its beard growing in uneven tufts.
One was an officer--a tall, soldierly, handsome man--the other evidently a private or an orderly, sunburned, short, and thin, with sunken cheeks and a dull expression.
Her long, thin, practiced fingers rapidly unplaited, replaited, and tied up her plait.
On the ground, beside the trunks, sat a thin woman no longer young, with long, prominent upper teeth, and wearing a black cloak and cap.
She's thin, with long teeth, said Pierre.
One was tall and thin, the other dark, shaggy, and sinewy, with a flat nose.
The fifth was a factory hand, a thin, sallow-faced lad of eighteen in a loose coat.
In one thin, translucently white hand he held a handkerchief, while with the other he stroked the delicate mustache he had grown, moving his fingers slowly.
He had a long, greasy, flowered silk waistcoat next to his sallow, thin bare body, but no shirt.
The sick soldier, Sokolov, pale and thin with dark shadows round his eyes, alone sat in his place barefoot and not dressed.
Another, a thin little officer, was speaking to everyone, conjecturing where they were now being taken and how far they would get that day.
Denisov in a felt cloak and a sheepskin cap from which the rain ran down was riding a thin thoroughbred horse with sunken sides.
His thin face with its short, thick black beard looked angry.
Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
There he is lying back in an armchair in his velvet cloak, leaning his head on his thin pale hand.
Natasha had grown thin and pale and physically so weak that they all talked about her health, and this pleased her.
"Well, you know," said the sharp-nosed man they called Jackdaw in a squeaky and unsteady voice, raising himself at the other side of the fire, "a plump man gets thin, but for a thin one it's death.
She had grown thin and pale, but that was not what made her unrecognizable; she was unrecognizable at the moment he entered because on that face whose eyes had always shone with a suppressed smile of the joy of life, now when he first entered and glanced at her there was not the least shadow of a smile: only her eyes were kindly attentive and sadly interrogative.
When on saying good-by he took her thin, slender hand, he could not help holding it a little longer in his own.
The curly- headed, delicate boy sat with shining eyes unnoticed in a corner, starting every now and then and muttering something to himself, and evidently experiencing a new and powerful emotion as he turned his curly head, with his thin neck exposed by his turn-down collar, toward the place where Pierre sat.
The boy with the thin neck stretching out from the turn-down collar-- whom everyone had forgotten--gazed at Pierre with even greater and more rapturous joy.
His warm hands slid under her jacket, caressing her back through the thin T-shirt.
The warmth from his body enveloped her mind in a thin casing of security.
His eyes expressed approval and the thin lips twitched in what she had grown to accept as a smile - fleeting as it was.
Some of the containers had a thin wire running around but most were standing alone.
She was taller than Howie but rail thin and possessed an engaging smile, long blond hair and arresting blue eyes.
While not as thin as her mother, you could tell she would inherit her mother's height.
Her father had disappeared into thin air with the body of the man he called Jule.
"Xander," he said in a thin voice.
His bare back had lost muscle tone while he was in the hospital, but he wasn't as thin as she had first thought.
The Atlanta night was muggy and dark; a thin layer of smog trapped the city's light and made the sky glow an eerie yellow-orange.
Loaves of bread were rising along one counter beneath thin cloths.
I want to thin their ranks.
The simple cut reminded her of something she'd seen in movies about ancient Rome: loose-fitted and airy, it was secured by a thin cord around her neck.
His gaze dropped to the thin, stubborn line that was her mouth and then to her scarf.
Darkyn studied him and then withdrew a thin collar and approached.
Something was drastically altered about his friend, and the thin collar around his neck told Kris everything he needed to know.
"It is not often I find another smaller than I, nishani," he said in a thin voice.
A'Ran went to his quarters, the thin sheet of what felt like a leaf in his hand.
She was surprised to recognize the Council members, from tall, thin Opal to the Council members whose names she'd never learned.
The heat has been lowered now that the men have left and it is oh so cold as I lay huddled here beneath my thin blankets.
She mumbled something he could not understand until he forced concentration, eventually discerning the thin voice whispering The Lord's Prayer.
His voice, in a word, sounded 'haughty'. Connor finally made eye contact, and in a thin whisper said, "I'm really scared."
She appeared to be in her early thirties, had chestnut brown hair that fell in soft waves around her shoulders with thin streaks of what looked like fire running through it.
In time the trees began to thin and patches of old snow appeared in ever increasing numbers, tucked in dark crevices, left over from winter storms of months long past.
In the Italian Renaissance, only a thin veneer of society's elites participated in the creation or ownership of the frescos, music, statues, and paintings; most were only passive observers.
Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains.
I think that the richest vein is somewhere hereabouts; so by the divining-rod and thin rising vapors I judge; and here I will begin to mine.
When the night arrived, to quote their own words--He laid us on the bed with himself and his wife, they at the one end and we at the other, it being only planks laid a foot from the ground and a thin mat upon them.
Daily the beans saw me come to their rescue armed with a hoe, and thin the ranks of their enemies, filling up the trenches with weedy dead.
Every muscle of his thin face was now quivering with nervous excitement; his eyes, in which the fire of life had seemed extinguished, now flashed with brilliant light.
"If anyone comes meddling again," said he, emitting the words separately through his thin compressed lips, "I will throw him down there.
The countess was a woman of about forty-five, with a thin Oriental type of face, evidently worn out with childbearing--she had had twelve.
"Annette, for heaven's sake don't refuse me," the countess began, with a blush that looked very strange on her thin, dignified, elderly face, and she took the money from under the handkerchief.
One of them was a sallow, clean-shaven civilian with a thin and wrinkled face, already growing old, though he was dressed like a most fashionable young man.
"Ah, madam, it is a great sacrament," replied the priest, passing his hand over the thin grizzled strands of hair combed back across his bald head.
It reflected a weak, ungraceful figure and thin face.
Those eyes lit up the whole of her thin, sickly face and made it beautiful.
In the middle of one of the longest sentences, he stopped the rotary motion of the snuffbox, raised his head, and with inimical politeness lurking in the corners of his thin lips interrupted Weyrother, wishing to say something.
Prince Andrew did not see how and by whom it was replaced, but the little icon with its thin gold chain suddenly appeared upon his chest outside his uniform.
Sure, you're thin, but you've got everything situated right.
There was a single mattress in one corner and a thin blanket.
We slept fitfully, spooned together on the thin mattress.
The nurse handed her a thin blanket and pointed to the phone.
Deidre would trust him in time, and he didn't want to break the thin bridge of trust they'd established last night.
He was tall and thin and wore a mustache.
His long, thin fingers could span a thirteenth on the keyboard.
"Alex," Mr. Reynolds said, indicating a tall thin blond man.
This stern, thin, pale face that looks so much older!
He'd been on thin ice with this whole subject since the beginning.
He forced a thin smile.
I rang the bell and I could see shadow movement behind the thin drapes but no one answered.
It fit snugly, though it was so thin, she still felt exposed.