1 She was a brown little creature, with skinny legs like a bird and a myriad of pigtails carefully wrapped with twine sticking stiffly out from her head.
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2 Her recent graduation from a skinny pickaninny with brief skirts and stiffly wrapped braids into the dignity of a calico dress and starched white turban was an intoxicating affair.
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3 Grandma in particular was devoted to Ellen and there were very few people in the County for whom the old lady gave a snap of her skinny fingers.
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4 Today, in reeking early August, she wore a man's cap, a skinny fur like a dead cat, a necklace of imitation pearls, a scabrous satin blouse, and a thick cloth skirt hiked up in front.
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5 She raised her skinny hand as if in truth she had fluttered off the pavement on the impulse of the moment to the just rage of authority.
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6 'It is cold, Nancy dear,' said the Jew, as he warmed his skinny hands over the fire.
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7 Laying his skinny forefinger upon his lip, the Jew carried a candle to the door, as a man's step was heard upon the stairs without.
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8 If at least the people were visible so you could see them; but they are such a skinny, thin race.
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9 In the middle of the game, the officers saw some wagons approaching with fifteen hussars on their skinny horses behind them.
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10 The general in charge of the stores galloped after the carriage with a red and frightened face, whipping up his skinny horse.
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