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Bleak House
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  • He passed one of his heavy hands over his crisp dark hair as if to sweep the broken thoughts out of his mind and sat a little forward, with one arm akimbo and the other resting on his leg, looking in a brown study at the ground.
  • I don’t intend to say," looking round upon us with his powerful arms akimbo and his dark eyebrows raised, "that I am more partial to being hanged than another man.

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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.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall

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