The huge corpulence of that Hogarthian monster undulates on the surface, scarcely drawing one inch of water.
Fourth: Stealing unawares upon the whale in the fancied security of the middle of solitary seas, you find him unbent from the vast corpulence of his dignity, and kitten-like, he plays on the ocean as if it were a hearth.
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The headline read: Appeals Court Says Corpulent Cop Can Keep His Job
To be fair, the French can be just as guilty of falling back on outdated stereotypes. They tend, for example, to view Germans as loud, corpulent, penny-pinching, beer-swilling summer-time beach invaders who turn bright pink as soon as the sun appears. (Come to think of it, that’s how they describe the Brits, too.)
Bruce Crumley -- Time, "France Shrugs as a German Takes Over the Michelin Guide", 12/21/08