And this dreadful blacksmith with his arms akimbo, laughing,—oh, isn’t he ugly?
She had rushed into the adventure of seeking her unknown kindred, the gypsies; and now she was in this strange lane, she hardly dared look on one side of her, lest she should see the diabolical blacksmith in his leathern apron grinning at her with arms akimbo.
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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.