1 Besides, for some way, where I now saw but a naked spine, all that had been once wrapped round with tons of added bulk in flesh, muscle, blood, and bowels.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
2 It's a partnership; he supplies the muscle part.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
3 His person, though muscular, was rather attenuated than full; but every nerve and muscle appeared strung and indurated by unremitted exposure and toil.
4 The expression of his eye contradicted his figurative and boastful language, while every muscle in his wrinkled visage was working with anguish.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 24
5 His look never changed throughout the whole of the scene, nor did a muscle move in his rigid countenance, even at the wildest or the most pathetic parts of the lamentation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 33
6 Then, as if the heads were moved by one muscle, all the faces were turned toward him with wide, derisive grins.
7 His eyesight was shaken and dazzled by the tension of thought and muscle.
8 But the latter did not stir a muscle; he was a man of the old stamp, and did not share the modern views of the younger generation.
9 The bone's not touched,' he muttered through his teeth; 'the ball didn't go deep; one muscle, vastus externus, grazed.
10 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.
11 Neither the hand nor a single muscle of the count's face stirred.
12 Every muscle of Telyanin's pale, terrified face began to quiver, his eyes still shifted from side to side but with a downward look not rising to Rostov's face, and his sobs were audible.
13 Natasha without knowing it was all attention: she did not lose a word, no single quiver in Pierre's voice, no look, no twitch of a muscle in his face, nor a single gesture.
14 He was rather thin with living on moor grass but he was as tough and wiry as if the muscle in his little legs had been made of steel springs.
15 Dickon stood up on the grass and slowly went through a carefully practical but simple series of muscle exercises.