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I shall be much thinner before spring-time, my love," said Timmy Tiptoes, peeping into the hole.
Several times in those three years, cast up at the Temple of the Tirthankars in Benares the lama, a little thinner and a shade yellower, if that were possible, but gentle and untainted as ever.
Won-tolla's trail, all rank with dark blood-spots, ran under a forest of thick trees that grew close together and stretched away north-eastward, gradually growing thinner and thinner to within two miles of the Bee Rocks.
Mainwaring, who, for your comfort, has fretted herself thinner and uglier than ever, is still here, and they have been all closeted together.
Seems like he gets thinner every day," he commented, anxiously.
The figure was far taller than that of Stapleton, far thinner than that of Frankland.
They are usually wrapped in straw, you know, and are thinner for their length than any other brand.
To their great joy the trees became thinner the farther they advanced, and in the afternoon they suddenly came upon a broad river, flowing swiftly just before them.
It was to her advantage that she could travel on thinner branches than he, and make wider leaps.
His thin, little body had grown steadily thinner since he had come among the apes, for while, as a young cannibal, he was not overnice in the matter of diet, he found it not always to his taste to stomach the weird things which tickled the palates of epicures among the apes.
A little fearfully now, Pollyanna felt her way to these bags, selected a nice fat soft one (it contained Miss Polly's sealskin coat) for a bed; and a thinner one to be doubled up for a pillow, and still another (which was so thin it seemed almost empty) for a covering.
He was even thinner than three years before, when Konstantin Levin had seen him last.