Anisya Fedorovna came in and leaned her portly person against the doorpost.
A short, portly banana will have a different personality than a tall, slim banana.
"Ah, here he is, my hero!" said Kutuzov to a portly, handsome, dark- haired general who was just ascending the knoll.
And as he waved his arms to impersonate the policeman, his portly form again shook with a deep ringing laugh, the laugh of one who always eats well and, in particular, drinks well.
ro, the right reading habitior, " more portly," has been preserved to us by Donatus, an ancient commentator on Terence (Eunuchus, 2.2.
portly man, then past middle life.
This slightly portly man sat at the bar and nervously drank a half pint and then made a quick call on his mobile.
portly frame it showed it can be flung around the skies.
portly lady jumped onto her seat and started screaming.
portly chap who smoked roll up cigarettes.
portly figure of Brian Hall was seated between them.
It was a Brit, Malcolm Sayer, a rather portly chap who smoked roll up cigarettes.
His somewhat portly figure always sported a white waistcoat with a gold watch and chain.
gentlemanre portly gentlemen, pleasant to behold, and now stood, with their hats off, in Scrooge's office.
portly gentleman who had earlier visited his counting house?
And despite its slightly portly girth, the S-type exhibits a surprising turn of speed.
For those too portly or lazy to turn to pedal power, taxis are the only way to avoid public transport.
He was a portly man, with a rubicund visage, very shrewd, and nothing of a bigot.
Ben Jonson introduces Comus, in his masque entitled Pleasure reconciled to Virtue (1619), as the portly jovial patron of good cheer, "First father of sauce and deviser of jelly."
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