Word usage examples
But it dries up the well and leaves it nothing but a mudhole, makes it just rich blood poured down a strawy rathole that stinks afterwards, unless you are remembered.
And in his stable at Ascot the son of Sleeping Dove, from home for the first time, pondered on the mutability of equine affairs, closing and opening his eyes, and breathing without sound in the strawy dark, above the black cat he had brought to bear him company.
His face looked like a lump of dough with tufts of stubble sticking out of it, his eyes were bloodshot and his strawy hair uncombed.
Spread it out and cover it with some of the more strawy manure, which is not so liable to freeze.
It converts my poor manure into good, rich, well-decomposed dung, one load of which is worth three loads of your long, strawy manure.
She pulled on a panty-skirt and went to the mirror to rummage at her long, strawy black hair.
He pressed her up against the adobe wall and held her there with the length of his hard, sinewy body.
The black man towered above the white, but even his magnificent proportions could not overshadow the sinewy physique of the pirate.
As usual, they were a mix of all races, though with a distinct Asian and African cast, here: Ethiops dark as night and brawny Nubians even darker, and fiat-faced fair-skinned Circassians and Avars and other sinewy northern folk, and some who might have been Persians or Indians, and even a sullen yellow-haired man who could have been a Briton or Teuton.
His sinewy arms gripped her hard, firm warm young flesh tight and fatless over patrician bones.