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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • He was a man of small stature, with hair blanched rather by suffering and sorrow than by age.
  • "Of the middle height—about the same stature as his excellency," returned the host, pointing to Albert.
  • Behind the penitents came a man of vast stature and proportions.
  • At the same time the count appeared to increase in stature, his form, nearly double its usual height, stood out in relief against the red tapestry, his black hair was thrown back, and he stood in the attitude of an avenging angel.
  • …gloomy fires of misanthropy and hatred; his complexion, so long kept from the sun, had now that pale color which produces, when the features are encircled with black hair, the aristocratic beauty of the man of the north; the profound learning he had acquired had besides diffused over his features a refined intellectual expression; and he had also acquired, being naturally of a goodly stature, that vigor which a frame possesses which has so long concentrated all its force within itself.

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  • Fighter pilots are often of short stature.
  • She is a woman with great stature in Washington.

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