The strap was broke off of it, but, barring that, it was a good enough leg, though it was too long for me and not long enough for Jim, and we couldn't find the other one, though we hunted all around.
Sentence in Classic:
A man of about 35, in a deplorable plight, bespattered with mud and blood and snow, his belt and the strap of his revolver case keeping together the torn ruins of the blue coat of a Servian artillery officer.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
You were apprenticed to a German, who fed you and your fellows at a common table, thrashed you with a strap, kept you indoors whenever you had made a mistake, and spoke of you in uncomplimentary terms to his wife and friends.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
On all sides soldiers were running to and fro, throwing up their knapsacks with a jerk of their shoulders and pulling the straps over their heads, unstrapping their overcoats and drawing the sleeves on with upraised arms.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The corporal and soldiers were in marching kit with knapsacks and shakos that had metal straps, and these changed their familiar faces.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Many of them had run away from school to join the army, and here and there were clumps of them in the cadet uniforms of military academies, the black cock feathers on their tight gray caps wet with rain, the clean white canvas straps crossing their chests sodden.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Then, as the knapsack on his back was in his way, and as it furnished, moreover, a pillow ready to his hand, he set about unbuckling one of the straps.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He was dressed with all the English peculiarity, namely, in a blue coat, with gilt buttons and high collar, in the fashion of 1811, a white kerseymere waistcoat, and nankeen pantaloons, three inches too short, but which were prevented by straps from slipping up to the knee.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context