Sentence Examples with the word lean

A monarch so overburdened with cares was naturally always in need of money,' and thus obliged to lean heavily upon the support of the estates of the realm.

He was a lean man with gleaming silver- blue eyes, teeth filed into points, and an aura so cold she stepped away.

Not so the sailor, beholding the scenery of the Antarctic seas; where at times, by some infernal trick of legerdemain in the powers of frost and air, he, shivering and half shipwrecked, instead of rainbows speaking hope and solace to his misery, views what seems a boundless churchyard grinning upon him with its lean ice monuments and splintered crosses.

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The landlord chuckled again with his lean chuckle, and seemed to be mightily tickled at something beyond my comprehension.

She stared at him hard, recognizing the brown eyes but not the lean face and body.

His lean build gave the impression that he was tall, but he was only five feet nine inches.

He wore jeans and a t-shirt that outlined his lean frame.

Beware of enlisting in your vigilant fisheries any lad with lean brow and hollow eye; given to unseasonable meditativeness; and who offers to ship with the Phaedon instead of Bowditch in his head.

It wasn't coming out the way she practiced it, maybe because Gabriel was sitting close enough that she wanted to lean against him instead of the bed and place his large hands on the parts of her body hidden by clothes.

And here was Flask now standing, Daggoo with one lifted arm furnishing him with a breastband to lean against and steady himself by.