1 As he stood, he leaned upon his weapon for support, and yet his tall figure and the massive framework of his bones suggested a wiry and vigorous constitution.
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2 Moreover, after looking at him one would have hazarded the guess that good nature, and an acuteness as extreme as it could be without verging on craft, formed the framework of his character.
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3 Clym reached the hatches, the framework of which was shaken to its foundations by the velocity of the current.
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4 The thing the Time Traveller held in his hand was a glittering metallic framework, scarcely larger than a small clock, and very delicately made.
5 Only ragged vestiges of glass remained in its windows, and great sheets of the green facing had fallen away from the corroded metallic framework.
6 It puts the army to the test; it consecrates the bourgeoisie, it draws out the muscles of the police; it demonstrates the force of the social framework.
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7 The moisture of the stones, and the viscous nature of the timber framework furnished but poor supports to which to cling, either for hand or foot.
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8 The framework crumbled away for a certain length.
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9 Buckles are made with a violet glass which is stuck fast, by means of this wax, to a little framework of black iron.
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10 As a priest, the framework of his order inevitably hemmed him in.
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11 All came forth to move in procession before the people's eye, and thus impart a needed dignity to the simple framework of a government so newly constructed.
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12 He fell down with his head on the wooden framework of the bed, feeling that his heart was bursting.
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13 The songs of the birds were heard in an aviary hard by, and the branches of laburnums and rose acacias formed an exquisite framework to the blue velvet curtains.
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14 Thus the house had become unrecognizable, and Bertuccio himself declared that he scarcely knew it, encircled as it was by a framework of trees.
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15 All the framework was black with time, and from the iron the paint had mostly scaled away.