THE FAN: (Folded akimbo against her waist) Is me her was you dreamed before?
Then, unable to repress his merriment, he rocks to and fro, arms akimbo, and sings with broad rollicking humour:) O, the poor little fellow Hihihihihis legs they were yellow He was plump, fat and heavy and brisk as a snake But some bloody savage To graize his white cabbage He murdered Nell Flaherty’s duckloving drake.
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She stood there akimbo.
Two steps inside the glass doors, the dead man lies faceup with his legs akimbo and his mouth gaping.