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As I approached I found Dejah Thoris lying prone upon her silks and furs, her lithe form wracked with sobs.
He stretched his lithe young muscles, the moonlight filtering through the foliage from above dappling his brown skin with little patches of light.
There was a quick dance of their lithe grey-figured bodies over the clumsy, prostrate figure.
We find them, accordingly, hardy, lithe, vigorous, and active; extravagant in word, and thought, and deed; heedless of hardship; daring of danger; prodigal of the present, and thoughtless of the future.
shouted a small lithe fellow called Wiry Ben, running forward and seizing the door.
Men call it Batieia, but the gods know that it is the tomb of lithe Myrine.
His nickname through the wards was 'Little Friend of all the World'; and very often, being lithe and inconspicuous, he executed commissions by night on the crowded housetops for sleek and shiny young men of fashion.
The trees were lithe, mirthful, erect -- bright, slender, and graceful, -- of eastern figure and foliage, with bark smooth, glossy, and parti-colored.
In another instant he stood at the side of the hole and was hauling after him a companion, lithe and small like himself, with a pale face and a shock of very red hair.
When his face was shaded with his wide white hat, his light mustache and lithe figure gave him a look of youth.
In an instant out there slipped a beautiful reddish-brown creature, thin and lithe, with the legs of a stoat, a long, thin nose, and a pair of the finest red eyes that ever I saw in an animal's head.
Krook therefore drives her out before him, and she goes furtively downstairs, winding her lithe tail and licking her lips.