Sentence Examples with the word corpulence

Though the doctors warned him that with his corpulence wine was dangerous for him, he drank a great deal.

The huge corpulence of that Hogarthian monster undulates on the surface, scarcely drawing one inch of water.

Fourth: Stealing unawares upon the whale in the fancied security of the middle of solitary seas, you find him unbent from the vast corpulence of his dignity, and kitten-like, he plays on the ocean as if it were a hearth.

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He has left an odious picture of himself in the historians - a man untouched by benefits or natural affection, delighting in deeds of blood, his body as loathsome in its blown corpulence as his soul.

This corpulence was due not alone to over-feeding but to an almost purely vegetable diet; stoutness was a part of the ideal of feminine beauty.