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  • She saw emaciated arms and legs, scarred all over with the marks of countless tortures.   (source)
  • No emaciated waif, she was solid and female.   (source)
  • He recalled with awful clarity the emaciated girl who had begged him to run.   (source)
  • An emaciated dog tugged at a pile of garbage, strewing it across the manure-covered street.   (source)
  • But we are emaciated and starved.   (source)
  • Gerasim alone did not lie ..., but simply felt sorry for his emaciated and enfeebled master.   (source)
  • There was blood upon her white robes, and the evidence of some bitter struggle upon every portion of her emaciated frame.   (source)
  • Slowly then, the drop sheets were dragged aside and the emaciated body and face of Max Vandenburg appeared.†   (source)
  • A second, much older Halliday lies inside the casket, his body emaciated and ravaged by cancer.†   (source)
  • Two months later, on February 2, 1982, Alaska State Troopers came across his camp, looked inside the tent, and discovered the emaciated corpse frozen hard as stone.†   (source)
  • Every man in camp was thin, many emaciated, but Louie and Phil were thinner than anyone else.†   (source)
  • When the fields ended and the Granger forest fanned both sides of the road with long overhanging branches, a tall, emaciated-looking boy popped suddenly from a forest trail and swung a thin arm around Stacey.†   (source)
  • His face was emaciated, with eyes shrunken into hollowed-out orbitals, and he had no gloves.†   (source)
  • My appetite returned, I began giving myself arsenic injections, and so on and so forth, and finally on Thursday I left the country very thin, with very thin, emaciated legs.†   (source)
  • Lale is now unable to stop the tears that roll down his emaciated cheeks.†   (source)
  • long lines of people, some emaciated, some hurt or sick, all exhausted.†   (source)
  • We were two emaciated mammals, parched and starving.†   (source)
  • Werner watches Volkheimer climb onto the stool and close his eyes when a particularly plangent waltz comes on, Volkheimer who has killed a hundred men by now at least, probably more, walking into pathetic radio-transmitting shacks in his huge expropriated boots, sneaking up behind some emaciated Ukrainian with headphones on his ears and a microphone at his lips and shooting him in the back of the head, then going to the truck to tell Werner to collect the transmitter, making the order calmly, sleepily, even with the pieces of the man on the transmitter like that.†   (source)
  • He'd lost much of his hair since turning fifty, and his belly, always undernourished in appearance, now suggested a shriveled emaciation.†   (source)
  • Worple, who was a small, stout, bespectacled man, grabbed Harry's hand and shook it enthusiastically; the vampire Sanguini, who was tall and emaciated with dark shadows under his eyes, merely nodded.†   (source)
  • She coughed a lot, and she was very thin, almost emaciated; but she still took pride in her appearance.†   (source)
  • I gulped when I saw her, so deflated she looked like some emaciated animal, ribs sticking out piteously.†   (source)
  • As he spoke, I saw pain and helplessness in my father's eyes as he realized how weak and emaciated I had become.†   (source)
  • Following my example, Tommy and Ruth made their way to another tree trunk, hollow and more emaciated than mine, a short way behind to my left.†   (source)
  • He was emaciated, his face so thin and drawn it looked like it was melting.†   (source)
  • Cold sweat covered his emaciated face.†   (source)
  • She looked a hundred years old, hunched over and emaciated.†   (source)
  • Her rumpled blue pantsuit hung on her emaciated frame like a loose sack, the open-necked blouse doing nothing to hide the scar across her neck.†   (source)
  • Suddenly her emaciated body was racked with a cough.†   (source)
  • Dodge saw why: Ahead of them, a fight had broken out-two emaciated Wonderlanders attacking a third.†   (source)
  • at the forcefulness of the stars and the moon's pockmarked brightness in the absence of electric lighting and in the reduced pollution from fuel-starved and hence sparse traffic, and wondered where the door to which they had purchased access might take them, someplace in the mountains or on the plains or by the seaside, and they saw an emaciated man lying on the street who had recently expired, either from hunger or illness, for he did not appear wounded, and in their apartment they told Saeed's father the potential good news but he was oddly silent in response, and they waited for him to say something, and in the end all he said was, "Let us hope."†   (source)
  • They were trapped on the peninsula, starving and terrified, and finally rounded up at bayonet point to be marched north through tepid rice paddies and blazing heat, marched through exhaustion and sickness and beyond it, marched from their feet to their hands and knees, emaciated, hallucinating from thirst and racked with malaria, toward a prison camp which few of them ever reached, and fewer survived.†   (source)
  • Then he washed his hands, threw the oilcloth over himself, and before midnight he returned with a few strings of dried meat, several bags of rice, corn with weevils, and some emaciated bunches of bananas.†   (source)
  • It was bright daylight outside, midmorning, but Jane had the sense that someone as emaciated as Bella—and as griefstricken—should definitely be convalescing in bed.†   (source)
  • She lost weight and looked emaciated.†   (source)
  • His ragged clothes barely covered his pale, emaciated body; the corners of his bones stood out in sharp relief underneath his translucent skin.†   (source)
  • After two years of constantly lying curled up in a fetal position, Simeesh's legs had withered and become permanently bent: She couldn't move them, let alone straighten them, and she was too emaciated and weak to operate on.†   (source)
  • His state of mind was bad; he was emaciated; and he was smoking sixty cigarettes a day.†   (source)
  • So LBJ waits, castrated and emaciated, hoping it will all pay off.†   (source)
  • Now he was about five foot four, and emaciated.†   (source)
  • I couldn't hammer a nail without bending it or severely damaging myself or someone standing near, and if you had depended on me to feed the fire or the hog we would have froze to death, huddled with our emaciated pig.†   (source)
  • Sights along this roadside were less dramatic now but brutal enough for 6:00 a. m.—the emaciated beggars, the barefoot children lugging water.†   (source)
  • The army that had crossed in the night from Brooklyn was, in the light of day on August 30, a sorry sight to behold—filthy, bedraggled, numb with fatigue, still soaked to the skin, many of them sick and emaciated.†   (source)
  • He swaggered away happily with the proud smile of a champion, his shriveled head high and his emaciated chest out.†   (source)
  • After a failed 1993 attempt to climb K2, Mortenson arrived in Korphe, emaciated and exhausted.†   (source)
  • The emaciated survivors were driven sixty-five miles on foot for three days in lacerating heat to a prison camp: the infamous Bataan Death March.†   (source)
  • An emaciated bay horse is tethered to a stake beside him, out of its head with terror.†   (source)
  • At their head was a man stick-thin and very tall, with a drawn emaciated face made even longer by the ropy black beard that grew from his pointed chin nearly to his waist.†   (source)
  • The emaciated woman crumples to the bottom of the broken tank.†   (source)
  • Eddie looked uneasily at the blank, emaciated face and white hair.†   (source)
  • One of the prisoners, an emaciated, pop-eyed, insanely nervous bandsman who had been captured as he was washing his clothes, kept asking to see a priest.†   (source)
  • He was thin to the point of emaciation and looked as though his body had been assembled from the discarded produce of a vegetable garden: arms of celery, legs of asparagus, and spine of broccoli.†   (source)
  • An attendant, a gray emaciated woman of perhaps seventy, informed them that the cathedral would be closing in ten minutes.†   (source)
  • It possessed the sickish plasticity (at the back of her arms it was especially noticeable) of one who has suffered severe emaciation and whose flesh is even now in the last stages of being restored.†   (source)
  • I picked him up and held him to me; his limp, emaciated body, so light I might have been holding a handful of leaves, not a child, sagged lifeless against mine.†   (source)
  • When the grave was finished, they wrapped Lavinia's emaciated body in her bedsheets, Her coffin was an electric blanket and her hearse a wheelbarrow.†   (source)
  • If I was that unrecognizable in my emaciated, hairy condition, I decided that I might as well maintain my anonymity.†   (source)
  • He was old, emaciated, a simperer with false teeth that whistled.†   (source)
  • The group in front of the building was joined by a wild-looking, emaciated man, black with grime, with a bag flung over his shoulder, and carrying a stick.†   (source)
  • He was gaunt almost to emaciation and had lost track of time.†   (source)
  • We're sideswiped by a gurney bearing an unconscious, emaciated young woman with a shaved head.   (source)
  • All I can think of is the emaciated bodies of the children on our kitchen table as my mother prescribes what the parents can't give.   (source)
  • He watched little emaciated boys carrying water in their jerry cans, gathering dog droppings to make fire, carving toy AK-47s out of wood with dull knives, lugging the sacks of wheat flour that no one could make bread from that held together.   (source)
  • At a gesture from the Demon, the armored ogres stood aside and made way for a horse-drawn cart pulled by two emaciated mares.   (source)
  • He remembered his dad's shrunken, emaciated figure toward the end, and he didn't want his daughter to see him that way.   (source)
  • His body was emaciated, filthy, and covered with scars.†   (source)
  • He was emaciated, the bones of his face sticking out sharply against the yellowish skin.†   (source)
  • He imagines her in a bed in the corner, sullen, emaciated, a cloud of smoke over her head.†   (source)
  • Under her hood, her face was so emaciated she might have been a draugr.†   (source)
  • They limped along on emaciated legs, hands like dried branches clawing at their wrappings.†   (source)
  • Pete had expected Louie to be emaciated and was surprised to find him looking almost portly.†   (source)
  • His face is horribly emaciated, almost skeletal.†   (source)
  • Down the hall lived two emaciated American navy officers, the ranking Allied servicemen.†   (source)
  • "Free," Loki said, his emaciated body steaming, his face a wasteland of scarred flesh.†   (source)
  • And Red was so emaciated and weak that Agnes was certain he was dying.†   (source)
  • She stopped in the doorway and looked at the most emaciated figure she had ever seen.†   (source)
  • His body was emaciated, slimy, and black, and his head was that of a feral beast.†   (source)
  • Nabby was so emaciated as to be almost unrecognizable; her suffering was extreme.†   (source)
  • There are fifty or sixty chalk-white and emaciated dead bodies.†   (source)
  • His legs, too, even under the covers, looked emaciated, like sticks, their mass atrophied.†   (source)
  • He stood without moving, a tall, emaciated man with graying hair.†   (source)
  • An emaciated, bespectacled freshman from Atlanta stepped quickly forward from the second platoon.†   (source)
  • I was dragging this emaciated body that was still such a weight.†   (source)
  • But Mortenson hadn't wandered into Korphe lost and emaciated this time.†   (source)
  • Now their only guide was an emaciated corpse lady with serious self-esteem issues.†   (source)
  • The boy was emaciated and needed a haircut.†   (source)
  • And the spectators observed these emaciated creatures ready to kill for a crust of bread.†   (source)
  • For an emaciated ghoul, Akhlys could run pretty fast when she wanted to.†   (source)
  • From a window, a naked, emaciated old woman without a face extended a ticket to Clumly.†   (source)
  • A collection of low, tumbledown buildings huddled against the elements at the edge of the Khurnbu Glacier, Lobuie was a grim place, crowded with Sherpas and climbers from a dozen different expeditions, German trekkers, herds of emaciated yaks-all bound for Everest Base Camp, still a day's travel up the valley.†   (source)
  • I see emaciated arms dangling over the sides, dark matchstick legs protruding from stained sheets, scant-toothed mouths open.†   (source)
  • And into his mind burst the vision of an emaciated old man lying in rags upon a stone floor, screaming, a horrible drawn-out scream, a scream of unendurable agony.... No!†   (source)
  • On the right side was an emaciated man with gray skin and white hair—no doubt the geyser god Paulie.†   (source)
  • Old Jews, emaciated beyond recognition, tried to draw your attention to some sort of rags from which they hoped to make money.†   (source)
  • I liked watching these people when they were happy, not when they were miserable, starving, emaciated, straining themselves to death over some simple thing, the digging of a well, the irrigation of land, problems the civilized nations had long ago solved.†   (source)
  • On the outskirts, they witnessed the first of the farms and the trees standing like emaciated statues.†   (source)
  • Strangely, though, Zach looked healthier than he did in the paparazzi shots of an emaciated kid partying with the drug crowd.†   (source)
  • The face of the redheaded girl intertwines with gory images from earlier Hunger Games, with my mother withdrawn and unreachable, with Prim emaciated and terrified.†   (source)
  • Emaciated, clothed in rags.†   (source)
  • Rumors circulated that emaciated Jews returning from the camps were using gentile children's blood for transfusions, a revival of the ancient accusation known as blood libel.†   (source)
  • Melencolia I consisted of a brooding figure with giant wings, seated in front of a stone building, surrounded by the most disparate and bizarre collection of objects imaginable—measuring scales, an emaciated dog, carpenter's tools, an hourglass, various geometric solids, a hanging bell, a putto, a blade, a ladder.†   (source)
  • Closing his puffy eyes, he allowed the pain in his scar to overcome him for a moment, wanting to know what Voldemort was doing, whether he knew yet that Harry was caught.... The emaciated figure stirred beneath its thin blanket and rolled over toward him, eyes opening in a skull of a face.... The frail man sat up, great sunken eyes fixed upon him, upon Voldemort, and then he smiled.†   (source)
  • The guards were fascinated to learn that the sick, emaciated man in the first barracks had once been an Olympic runner.†   (source)
  • He stepped out of his coffin—a little unsteadily, since he was an emaciated corpse whose armor probably weighed more than he did—and did a tap dance of glee.†   (source)
  • In the midst of the running, celebrating men, Louie stood on wavering legs, emaciated, sick, and dripping wet.†   (source)
  • The civilians that they saw were in shocking condition: The limbs of the adults were grotesquely swollen from beriberi; the children were emaciated.†   (source)
  • The sound reminded him of his clone, the grinning, emaciated assassin he'd last seen buried beneath a mountain of rubble.†   (source)
  • When he was close, the mayor introduced him to two people; one was the almost emaciated county lawyer, the other a heavyset physician who worked at the local medical clinic.†   (source)
  • Light flooded out ....and after the light, a wave of men and women—bald, emaciated, and dressed in gray tracksuits and sneakers—poured out.†   (source)
  • That is why he evoked with such great nostalgia the old trolley with its emaciated mules covered with sores, in which a sideways glance was all one needed to know where love was.†   (source)
  • Among their numbers, Roran spied a slim, hook-nosed man with the emaciated face and arms—which were bare to the shoulders—that Roran had come to associate with the spellcasters of the Varden.†   (source)
  • You'd think my uncle and I would be the only ones dumb enough to walk across the bridge in subzero weather, but this being Boston, half a dozen runners were chugging along, looking like emaciated seals in their Lycra bodysuits.†   (source)
  • Now he was emaciated.†   (source)
  • In the center, about twenty yards away, knelt the gruesome figure of a woman, her clothes tattered, her limbs emaciated, her skin leathery green.†   (source)
  • A glance at his emaciated body, jutting out at harsh angles from under the sheets, testified to the contrary.†   (source)
  • One man stood over an emaciated baby, trying to get the child to grasp his finger with its tiny hand.†   (source)
  • Now his legs and arms were emaciated.†   (source)
  • Women woke at dawn to stand in endless lines where they could purchase an emaciated chicken, half a dozen diapers, or a roll of toilet paper.†   (source)
  • In the Duat, his fiery whirlwind was being stripped away, revealing a black-skinned, slimy thing like an emaciated Set animal—the evil essence of the god.†   (source)
  • She had seen him in the plazas, pirouetting his perfect horses with trappings so rich they seemed ornaments used for the Mass, and he was elegant and clever and had a dreamer's eyelashes that could make the stones sigh, but she compared him to her memory of poor emaciated Florentino Ariza sitting under the almond trees in the little park, with the book of verses on his lap, and she did not find even the shadow of a doubt in her heart.†   (source)
  • He was so emaciated.†   (source)
  • Whenever some emaciated dog followed him in the street, he brought it home, and whenever he heard about an abandoned child, unwed mother, or an old woman who needed his help, he brought the poor ones home so his mother could take care of their problems.†   (source)
  • He had never lost his belief that he could ride in races again, though no one who looked at him as he leaned on his cane, his leg grotesquely thin and discolored, his body weak and emaciated, would have agreed with him.†   (source)
  • He was a tall, emaciated man, with jerky movements, a sallow face and the restless, unfocused eyes of a drug addict.†   (source)
  • Over on Ponce de Leon, a dysfunctional parade of crack dealers, emaciated prostitutes and transvestite party boys remind you that you live in a big city, but there are crickets at night in the summertime.†   (source)
  • Hungry Joe was a jumpy, emaciated wretch with a fleshless face of dingy skin and bone and twitching veins squirming subcutaneously in the blackened hollows behind his eyes like severed sections of snake.†   (source)
  • After surviving their odyssey, the last residents of Brolmo village arrived, exhausted and emaciated, in Skardu, where the military directed them to their new home.†   (source)
  • Though the old man's hair was the same length, it seemed much longer in contrast to his emaciated face and neck.†   (source)
  • The chief dropped heavily back on his chair, slumped forward across the table and looked up at Rearden with a glance that made his emaciated face resemble the animals that were beginning to stir in the cages.†   (source)
  • Amanda looked pale and emaciated after all the ups and downs of the last uncertain weeks, but she was calmer than Nicolas, who was practically incoherent and could not keep still, trying to cheer her with a false hilarity and pointless jokes.†   (source)
  • Dagny found herself pushing people out of the way, fighting to reach the end of the train-but an emaciated man, with the staring eyes of years of malicious futility, rushed at her, shouting, "It's all right for you, you've got a good overcoat and a private car, but you won't give us any trains, you and all the selfish—" He stopped abruptly, looking at someone behind her.†   (source)
  • Gathered around her were all her family: Jaime and Blanca emaciated from the sleepless nights, Nicolas murmuring Sanskrit prayers, Esteban with his mouth and fists clenched tightly, infinitely furious and desolate, and little Alba, the only one who remained serene.†   (source)
  • Sam and Sidney, emaciated and puny, would fly into the churning legs of Top Cat without losing a bit of momentum.†   (source)
  • They were emaciated, undernourished, and listless refuse who were alternately loved and abused by their masters.†   (source)
  • The tears spilled down around her fingers, which suddenly looked very thin, pink and emaciated as she clutched her cup.†   (source)
  • They had been in the house for many months and had grown complacent and plump, their sedentary labor allowing them to acquire a suetlike avoirdupois bizarre-looking amid this fellowship of emaciated flesh.†   (source)
  • Stomach grossly bulging like that of a starveling, naked on a set of scales in front of a brawny old recruiting sergeant who stared at my emaciated adolescent beanpole of a frame and uttered a sneering "Jesus Christ" (there was also a snotty joke about April Fools' Day), I squeaked past by scant ounces.†   (source)
  • The emaciation wouldn't have stopped me.†   (source)
  • According to a paper published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medicine Association, among the signs of locoweed poisoning are "depression, a slow staggering gait, rough coat, dull eyes with a staring look, emaciation, muscular incoordination, and nervousness (especially when stressed).†   (source)
  • His body was bent and emaciated to the bone, almost fleshless.†   (source)
  • The emaciated, dirty, bearded face: its eyes never even blinked.†   (source)
  • He was a tall man, six feet three, with long straight mustaches, waxen and emaciated as a mandarin.†   (source)
  • He was more than ever emaciated; drink, which made others fat and red, seemed to wither Sebastian.†   (source)
  • The occupant of the chair grew now less vague in outline, but scarcely more corporeal; he was a little old man in Chinese dress, its folds and flounces loose against a flat, emaciated frame.†   (source)
  • The Queen's Gate old woman was an elongated, emaciated figure with a goat-like face, yellow and pockmarked.†   (source)
  • He was a small emaciated animal and he stood with his head dispiritedly low, almost between his forelegs.†   (source)
  • The sketch represented a house in the shape of a grain silo incredibly merged with the simplified, emaciated shadow of the Parthenon.†   (source)
  • The strong man led on a leash like a dog—lamentable sight—a large, beautiful but terribly emaciated wolf, whose eyes were cowed and furtive; and it was as disgusting as it was intriguing, as horrible as it was all the same secretly entertaining, to see this brutal tamer of animals put the noble and yet so ignominiously obedient beast of prey through a series of tricks and sensational turns.†   (source)
  • He was emaciated and he coughed as he lay in an easy chair in the sunshine with a shawl across his knees, but his face lit up when he saw her.†   (source)
  • Hugh Barton's sister, Mrs. Genevieve Watson, was a sallow woman of thirty-eight years, tall, wren-like and emaciated, like her brother; dyspeptic, and very elegantly kept.†   (source)
  • And she meanwhile keeps a small gang of enslaved and emaciated prisoners for her exclusive enjoyment.†   (source)
  • As for the others—Ben and Luke only—they were left floating in limbo; for Steve, since his eighteenth year, had spent most of his life away from home, existing for months by semi-vagabondage, scrappy employment, and small forgeries upon his father, in New Orleans, Jacksonville, Memphis, and reappearing to his depressed family after long intervals by telegraphing that he was desperately sick or, through the intermediacy of a crony who borrowed the title of "doctor" for the occasion, that he was dying, and would come home in a box if he was not sent for in the emaciated flesh.†   (source)
  • Carreen and Suellen, emaciated and white, slept brokenly and awoke to mumble with wide, staring eyes in the tall four-poster bed where they had whispered together in better, happier days.†   (source)
  • Emaciated from a year in a Yankee prison, exhausted by his long tramp on his ill-fitting wooden peg, he had little strength to combat pneumonia and for days he lay in the bed moaning, trying to get up, fighting battles over again.†   (source)
  • It was terribly weak, and looked quite emaciated.†   (source)
  • His emaciated regiment bustled forth with undiminished fierceness when its time came.†   (source)
  • His limbs were nearly frozen, and his body dreadfully emaciated by fatigue and suffering.†   (source)
  • In stature she was tall, somewhat slender, and, in her latter days, even emaciated.†   (source)
  • He was scarce fifty, perhaps, but so emaciated as to appear much older.†   (source)
  • It becomes bare, denuded of its foliage, and grows visibly emaciated.†   (source)
  • Strange hardships, I imagine — poor, emaciated, pallid wanderer?†   (source)
  • And he struck his breast with his emaciated fist.†   (source)
  • A young woman, but emaciated, with long black hair.†   (source)
  • My dear, the poor emaciated creatures all but worshipped him.†   (source)
  • His emaciated young face, disfigured by the half-shaven head, hung down hopelessly.†   (source)
  • Also, that your father was at one time much emaciated by illness.†   (source)
  • The old man extended his emaciated hand, and gave the other a squeeze of thanks.†   (source)
  • It is the figure of a youth whose face is hollow and whose eyes have an emaciated glare.†   (source)
  • My cheek had grown pale with study, and my person had become emaciated with confinement.†   (source)
  • He thought and said things that caused his sickly mother to tilt her head, raise her shoulders, and fling her emaciated hands in the air.†   (source)
  • He was emaciated.†   (source)
  • I decided that I would come there again with a line and catch fish; I begged for and obtained a morsel of bread from our luncheon basket; and threw into the Vivonne pellets which had the power, it seemed, to bring about a chemical precipitation, for the water at once grew solid round about them in oval clusters of emaciated tadpoles, which until then it had, no doubt, been holding in solution, invisible, but ready and alert to enter the stage of crystallisation.†   (source)
  • His shirt was hanging open, and his emaciated chest, covered with yellow bristle, rose and fell horribly.†   (source)
  • He supposed it was true that she had loved him; he thought of the emaciated body, in the brown dress, hanging from the nail in the ceiling; and he shuddered.†   (source)
  • A special feature of this physiognomy was its death-like pallor, which gave to the whole man an indescribably emaciated appearance in spite of his hard look, and at the same time a sort of passionate and suffering expression which did not harmonize with his impudent, sarcastic smile and keen, self-satisfied bearing.†   (source)
  • 'An emaciated patriarch in a suit of white drill, a solah topi with a green-lined rim on a head trembling with age, joined us after crossing the street in a trotting shuffle, and stood propped with both hands on the handle of an umbrella.†   (source)
  • A nun with a holy face was nursing the man whose emaciated fingers stirred a rosary on the white sheet.†   (source)
  • She tapped her emaciated bosom.†   (source)
  • But the horror of his emaciated face, as Clyde passed and occasionally looked in—a face divided into three grim panels by two gutters or prison lines of misery that led from the eyes to the corners of the mouth.†   (source)
  • His hair was already streaked with silver, and seeing his emaciated, aged-looking face, no one would have believed that he was only forty.†   (source)
  • But worse—there, in that cell directly opposite him, a sallow and emaciated and sinister-looking Chinaman in a suit exactly like his own, who had come to the bars of his door and was looking at him out of inscrutable slant eyes, but as immediately turning and scratching himself—vermin, maybe, as Clyde immediately feared.†   (source)
  • Although whatever that was on his head cast a long shadow, his emaciated face visibly bore the stamp of suffering and the same austere, earnest expression that had made him look so manly.†   (source)
  • They were extremely emaciated.†   (source)
  • Joachim grasped Frau Ziemssen's hand with hands that were as yellow and wasted as his emaciated face, from which his ears, the one minor sorrow of his youth, stuck out more than ever; but despite that regrettable disfigurement, suffering had stamped his face with an expression of austere earnestness, even pride, and he still looked very manly—although the lips beneath his dark little moustache seemed too full now against the shadows of his hollow cheeks.†   (source)
  • Barely twenty years old, but already graying and balding, the patient was emaciated, his skin waxen; he had large hands, large ears, a large nose; grateful to the point of tears for this diversion and their encouraging words, he actually wept a little out of weakness as he greeted them and accepted the bouquet.†   (source)
  • Henrietta was about twenty-two years of age, Mary was about fourteen; and of all the mangled and emaciated creatures I ever looked upon, these two were the most so.†   (source)
  • A door opened to the right, and an emaciated sallow man on crutches, barefoot and in underclothing, limped out and, leaning against the doorpost, looked with glittering envious eyes at those who were passing.†   (source)
  • He looked now more careworn and emaciated than as we described him at the scene of Hester's public ignominy; and whether it were his failing health, or whatever the cause might be, his large dark eyes had a world of pain in their troubled and melancholy depth.†   (source)
  • I could see how emaciated she was.†   (source)
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