Well-proportioned sentence examples

  • At five-nine, he seemed tall to her – probably because she was so short, but possibly because he was so well proportioned.

    0
    0
  • He had an athletic build, muscular and well proportioned.

    0
    0
  • He was not handsome, but of a robust and well-proportioned frame.

    0
    0
  • On the farther side of the eastern ravine stands a smaller but very well proportioned structure, the church of St Eugenius, the patron saint of Trebizond, now the Yeni Djuma djami, or New Friday mosque.

    0
    0
  • It has many advantages for heavy high-speed service, namely, large and well-proportioned boiler, practically unlimited grate area, fire-box of favourable proportions for firing, fairly low centre of gravity, short coupling-rods, and, finally, a combination of the safe and smooth riding qualities of the fourcoupled bogie type, with great steaming capacity and moderate axle loads.

    0
    0
  • The more remarkable are Sansovino's Palazzo Corner, Longhena's massive and imposing Palazzo Pesaro, the Palazzo Rezzonico, from designs by Longhena with the third storey added by Massari, Sammicheli's Palazzo Corner at San Polo, and Massari's well-proportioned and dignified Palazzo Grassi at San Samuele, built in 1740.

    0
    0
  • The mackerel proper (genus Scomber) are readily recognized by their elegantly shaped, well-proportioned body, shining in iridescent colours.

    0
    0
  • It has a fine Perpendicular church dedicated to St Mary, with a lofty, well-proportioned tower and many interesting monuments.

    0
    0
  • They may be generally described as of a stout, active, well-proportioned form; of a brown but never of an intensely dark complexion, with black, coarse, lank and abundant hair, and a little more beard than is possessed by the Siamese.

    0
    0
  • The majority have a compressed well-proportioned body, which in the marine species is of a more elongate form, leading to the allied group of flute-mouths (Fistulariidae), which are, in fact, gigantic marine sticklebacks.

    0
    0
  • Jiilicher's work is also highly practical, very complete and well proportioned in scale, and up to a certain point its matter is also excellent.

    0
    0
  • The view which has received most general acceptance is that they represent a branch of the Caucasic division of mankind who migrated at a remote period possibly in Neolithic times from the Asiatic mainland travelling by way of the Malay Archipelago and gradually colonizing the eastern Pacific. The Polynesians, who, as represented by such groups as the Samoans and Marquesas islanders, are the physical equal of Europeans, are of a light brown colour, tall, well-proportioned, with regular and often beautiful features.

    0
    0
  • The appreciation of light and well-proportioned curves and the skilful employment of well-contrived pierced work are conspicuous features.

    0
    0
  • Phillips Brooks was a tall, well-proportioned man of fine physique, his height being six feet four inches.

    0
    0
  • His face was well-proportioned, with brown eyes, aquiline nose, thick and red lips, high-coloured cheeks, and prominent chin sparsely covered with a tawny beard.

    0
    0
  • and a body as fitly and well proportioned as any painter could have painted it.

    0
    0
  • 9 in), and both sexes are remarkably well proportioned and of strong physique.

    0
    0
  • The effort to fuse the masses of raw material into a well-proportioned whole is perhaps not quite successful; and Carlyle had not the full sympathy with Frederick which had given interest to the Cromwell.

    0
    0
  • In person he was short and stout, but well-proportioned and very strong.

    0
    0
  • The general Micronesian type is a well-proportioned rather slightly built figure, with small and regular features; head high and well proportioned, but forehead rather retreating and narrow at the temples; cheek bones and chin slightly prominent; straight black hair, lanker than that of the Polynesians, colour somewhat darker than the Polynesians, the Marshalls being darker and more vigorous than the Carolines, while the Gilbert type, though smaller than the latter, is still darker and coarser.

    0
    0
  • In appearance Frederick was a man of well-proportioned, medium stature, with flowing yellow hair and a reddish beard.

    0
    0
  • About a year before his death, he is described by Sanson,2 a missionary from the French king Louis XIV., as tall, strong and active, a fine princea little too effeminate for a monarch, with a Roman nose very well proportioned to other parts, very large blue eyes, and a midling mouth, a beard painted black, shavd round, and well turnd, even to his ears.

    0
    0
  • About the time of setting out on his Indian expedition he was described as a most comely man, upwards of 6 ft., tall, well-proportioned, of robust make and constitution; inclined to be fat, but prevented by the fatigue he underwent; with fine, large black eyes and eyebrows; of sanguine complexion, made more manly by the influence of sun and weather; a loud, strong voice; a moderate wine-drinker; fond of simple diet, such as pilaos and plain dishes, but often neglectful of meals altogether, and satisfied, if occasion required, with parched peas and water, always to be procured.i During the reign of Nadir an attempt was made to establish a British Caspian trade with Persia.

    0
    0
  • The Andorrans are a robust and well-proportioned race, of an independent spirit, simple and severe in their manners.

    0
    0
  • They are provided with well-proportioned watersheds and rainfall, and being nearly all more than 500 ft.

    0
    0
  • They occupy the extreme east limits of Papuan territory and are usually classified as Melanesians; but they are physically superior to the pure examples of that race, combining their dark colour, harsh hirsute skin, crisp hair, which is bleached with lime and worn in an elaborately trained mop, and muscular limbs, with the handsome features and well proportioned bodies of the Polynesians.

    0
    0
  • At five-nine, he seemed tall to her – probably because she was so short, but possibly because he was so well proportioned.

    0
    0
  • Description: Accommodation: This deceptively spacious detached dormer bungalow has been improved by the current owners to provide well proportioned accommodation.

    0
    0
  • This superb three bedroomed flat is situated on the raised ground floor of a purpose-built development and offers well proportioned living accommodation throughout.

    0
    0
  • The three bedroom homes have well proportioned living room, kitchen/breakfast rooms, cloakroom and integral garage.

    0
    0
  • Wentworth Mews, Bow, E3 This well proportioned maisonette is superbly positioned by Mile End tube station.

    0
    0
  • A well proportioned one bedroom ex local authority maisonette located opposite Mostyn Gardens.

    0
    0
  • From Victorian terraces to well-proportioned 1930's semis, and from medieval cottages to country mansions, all houses have a story to tell.

    0
    0
  • In a well-proportioned system the pressure need not exceed 2 or 3 lb per sq.

    0
    0
  • Its body is well-proportioned, rather elongate, and somewhat like that of the European barbel, but covered with very large scales, of which there are only twentyfive or twenty-seven placed along the lateral line; the dorsal fin is armed with a long and strong spine, and the mouth provided with four slender and short barbels.

    0
    0
  • The head is broad, with large kind, expressive brown or hazel eyes, and well-proportioned ears that hang close to the head at eye level.

    0
    0
  • That is, do you have a well-proportioned figure that looks great in a teeny tiny bikini?

    0
    0
  • Tall, ultra skinny women are best suited to runway fashion shows, while well-proportioned women do well in catalog work.

    0
    0
  • Beyond the curling ribbon and sparkly cellophane, a well-proportioned gift basket can make even a few items pop with celebratory delight.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →