Too often Cuba is viewed as an American appendage.
Also, the man was chewing tobacco, and the muzzle of ice held his lips so rigidly that he was unable to clear his chin when he expelled the juice. The result was that a crystal beard of the colour and solidity of amber was increasing its length on his chin. But he did not mind the appendage.
Jack London -- To Build a Fire
Thomas couldn’t make out much, but from where he stood he couldn’t see anything like the odd appendages of the Grievers.
James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials
An appendage with a claw clamped down on him, lifted him into the air and threw him.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
Splayed, the demon was large, almost the size of a horse, with a dark green, turtle-like body; limp, leathery wings; six centipede-like clawed appendages; and a long stem of a neck that ended in a circle of eyes and jagged, uneven teeth.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
Her Majesty was three times the size of her largest soldiers—a towering mass of black chitin and barbed appendages, with diaphanous oval wings folded against her back.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
) Her skin was still wintry cream, but now, with two handmaidens assigned to each appendage and four for the rest of her, it actually, in certain lights, seemed to provide her with a gentle, continually moving as she moved, glow.
William Goldman -- The Princess Bride
Suddenly, to her drowsy astonishment, Sophie saw the man yank Weiss’s eyeshade down around his windpipe, where it dangled like a useless celluloid appendage.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Sarah Graham MacKenzie, injury to thumb by reason of catching the appendage on edge of spinning reel.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
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It was upon these appendages, fixed tightly on their real noses, that they performed their gymnastic exercises.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
Wicked instrument-tipped appendages protruded from its body like arms: a saw blade, a set of shears, long rods whose purpose could only be guessed.
James Dashner -- The Maze Runner
They had never troubled me before, but they troubled me now, as vulgar appendages.
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
A lank tentacular appendage gripped the edge of the cylinder, another swayed in the air.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
Ian was sprawled across the rest of the space, his feet and hands hanging off the edges, one appendage to each of the four sides.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
There was a nasty snick sort of noise as Israfiel sheared through the demon’s wrist and its tentacled appendage flew through the air.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Ashes
His eyes had suddenly locked on a contraption attached to the top of the truck-a satellite dish on a collapsible appendage.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
At his side, like a useless appendage, is his wife, twenty-seven years younger and equally poor, whose arms and legs are loaded with real and fake bracelets and rings left over from more prosperous days.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
If you looked through the mesh, you could see the levers and mechanisms and hard plastic appendages which were out in plain sight below the seat pan.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
It might be safely viewed with all its appendages of prosperity and beauty, its rich pastures, spreading flocks, orchard in blossom, and light column of smoke ascending.
Jane Austen -- Emma
And since the nose is the central and most conspicuous of the features; and since it perhaps most modifies and finally controls their combined expression; hence it would seem that its entire absence, as an external appendage, must very largely affect the countenance of the whale.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
I uncovered a single steppingstone, slightly worn, that led nowhere, yet lay as a subtle appendage to the small rock garden.
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston -- Farewell to Manzanar
The chitinous appendage snapped shut just short of his right eye.
Christopher Paolini -- Brisingr
His leaves, his hair, have mostly departed, we can surmise, and his appendages are less resolute than formerly, and of course, he’s entered a quieter period than his youth had been.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
He was only an ornamental appendage at this time, and was seldom called upon to exercise his function; but there had been times, not many generations past, when the office of taster had its perils, and was not a grandeur to be desired.
Mark Twain -- The Prince and The Pauper
The result was, that, after a few struggles, Oliver breathed, sneezed, and proceeded to advertise to the inmates of the workhouse the fact of a new burden having been imposed upon the parish, by setting up as loud a cry as could reasonably have been expected from a male infant who had not been possessed of that very useful appendage, a voice, for a much longer space of time than three minutes and a quarter.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
…each other with them, giggling, laughing; I can still see Hassan up on that tree, sunlight flickering through the leaves on his almost perfectly round face, a face like a Chinese doll chiseled from hardwood: his flat, broad nose and slanting, narrow eyes like bamboo leaves, eyes that looked, depending on the light, gold, green, even sapphire I can still see his tiny low— set ears and that pointed stub of a chin, a meaty appendage that looked like it was added as a mere afterthought.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
Crustaceans are subdivided into nine orders, and the first of these consists of the decapods, in other words, animals whose head and thorax are usually fused, whose cheek–and–mouth mechanism is made up of several pairs of appendages, and whose thorax has four, five, or six pairs of walking legs.
Jules Verne -- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
The latter faithful appendage is also invariably a part of the old girl’s presence out of doors.
Charles Dickens -- Bleak House
—What age is he? queried one hearer who, by the way, seen from the side, bore a distant resemblance to Henry Campbell, the townclerk, away from the carking cares of office, unwashed of course and in a seedy getup and a strong suspicion of nosepaint about the nasal appendage.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
But Marko wanted to earn whatever he received on his own merits, not to be remembered as an appendage of the "liberator" of Lithuania.
Tom Clancy -- The Hunt for Red October
My toes were locked under my feet so that my body weight fell entirely on the top of those appendages.
Lisa See -- Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
"I understand your attachment to your own appendages," he said, opening the bandage.
Larry McMurtry -- Lonesome Dove
Jim sat down beside me, reading the Bible that seemed to be an extra appendage.
Jodi Picoult -- Change of Heart
But the idea of a permanent gash across the bridge of my nose and mat burns on every pointed appendage does not appeal to me no matter how many trophies I might walk away with.
Chris Crutcher -- Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
When it was over and the vital signs had remained constant, Dr. Geoffrey Washburn went back to his chemical and psychological appendage.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Identity
He becomes an appendage of the machine, and it is only the most simple, most monotonous, and most easily acquired knack, that is required of him.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- The Communist Manifesto
It was, in a new form, the old, old trouble that eats the heart out of every civilization: snobbery, the desire for possessions, creditable appendages; and it is to escape this rather than the lusts of the flesh that saints retreat into the Himalayas.
E.M. Forster -- A Passage to India
…a little more than a year before, in April, and was finally taken into their house; that she was of a dark brownish-gray color, with a white spot on her throat, and white feet, and had a large bushy tail like a fox; that in the winter the fur grew thick and flatted out along her sides, forming stripes ten or twelve inches long by two and a half wide, and under her chin like a muff, the upper side loose, the under matted like felt, and in the spring these appendages dropped off.
Henry David Thoreau -- Walden
"After that Mis’ess Yeobright came round and was quite agreeable," Fairway resumed, with an unheeding air, to show that his words were no appendage to Humphrey’s, but the result of independent reflection.
Thomas Hardy -- The Return of the Native
Their envy did not, however, display itself openly, till poor Jenny, to the surprize of everybody, and to the vexation of all the young women in these parts, had publickly shone forth on a Sunday in a new silk gown, with a laced cap, and other proper appendages to these.
Henry Fielding -- Tom Jones
Rachel’s team concentrated their work in the structure called the Sphinx, although the creature represented in stone was neither human nor lion; it may not have been a creature at all, although the smooth lines atop the stone monolith suggested curves of a living thing, and the sweeping appendages made everyone think of wings.
Dan Simmons -- Hyperion
She knew, too, from the logs that occasionally floated about the lake, that did it miss the castle and its appendages the wind would be likely to change before the canoe could reach the northern extremity of the lake, and that Deerslayer might have an opportunity of regaining it in the morning, when no doubt he would be earnestly sweeping the surface of the water, and the whole of its wooded shores, with glass.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Deerslayer
Gabil yelped and stepped back from the flailing appendage.
Ted Dekker -- Black: The Birth of Evil
You put your index finger in the loop and rest the middle finger against the suitably shaped appendage.
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
Shiva didn’t read books as much as he disassembled and digested them, made them appendages of his body.
Abraham Verghese -- Cutting for Stone
The institutions chiefly alluded to are STANDING ARMIES and the correspondent appendages of military establishments.
Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay -- The Federalist Papers
Has it not swallowed up or melted down every human or divine appendage of our mortal state that had substance enough to be acted on by fire?
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Earth’s Holocaust
"It took me damn near twenty minutes to lift this useless appendage through the sleeve!" he complained angrily but without self-pity.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Ultimatum
They bent down eastward along Academy Street, having turned right from the little caudal appendage that gave on the northeastern corner of the Square.