Pierre flushed and, hurriedly putting his legs down from the bed, bent forward toward the old man with a forced and timid smile.
He felt ashamed, and with one arm covered his legs from which his cloak had in fact slipped.
They all wore short wooden wings which were fastened to their wooden bodies by means of wooden hinges with wooden screws, and with these wings they flew swiftly and noiselessly here and there, their legs being of little use to them.
The muzzle, legs and hoofs are white; the nostrils pink.
Almost as bulky as a woodcock; it is of a much more slender build, and its long legs and neck give it a graceful appearance, which is enhanced by the activity of its actions.
Her legs cramped with every step and perspiration oozed from every pore in her body.
The Pagophila is the so-called ivory-gull, P. eburnea, names which hardly do justice to the extreme whiteness of its plumage, to which its jet-black legs offer a strong contrast.
They would have to be passed through a powerful press first, to squeeze their old notions out of them, so that they would not soon get upon their legs again; and then there would be some one in the company with a maggot in his head, hatched from an egg deposited there nobody knows when, for not even fire kills these things, and you would have lost your labor.
He sat with his legs up on the sofa as if quite at home and, having stuck an amber mouthpiece far into his mouth, was inhaling the smoke spasmodically and screwing up his eyes.
It was inlaid with ivory or in some cases made of it, had curved legs but no back, and could be folded up like a camp-stool.