10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STUMPILY»
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Confessions of an Old Maid
He was a stumpily constructed person, and looked much older than I understood
he really was. His cheeks were pale and bloated, putting me much in mind of the
disagreeable inflation of bodies in water—most unwelcome to look upon.
Edmund Frederick John Carrington, 1828
Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science
The few straggling hairs which were pulled off the scalp presented no bulb, but
were distorted and broken stumpily ; tufts of spores were grouped on the external
surface of the hair. Case 5.-—Complete Alopecia of the scalp, eyebrows, and ...
The Ride to Modernity: The Bicycle in Canada, 1869-1900
They also sought out Italian women cyclists, with a view to comparing styles,
coming to the following self-congratulatory conclusion: 'we rode to the beautiful
Cascine to see what Italian women looked like as cyclists. With low, stumpily-
The Rough Guide to Britain
The exterior is not its best feature - squat and massive, the cathedral crouches
stumpily over the tidy lawns of the Cathedral Close. The interior is rich and
complex, however, and its 556-foot nave makes this Europe's longest medieval
Heinemann English Dictionary
... the bails off with the ball while he or she is out of the crease attempting a stroke
. Phrase stump up (informal) to pay up. Word Family stumper noun (informal) a
puzzling question; stumpy adjective short and thick; stumpily adverb; stumpiness
The second brother, John, thus left the head of the family, was a stumpily made,
snub— or rather knob—nosed, red—faced, bright—eyed, good—natured
simpleton; with the most curiously subtle shrewdnesses, and obstinate faculties, ...
John Ruskin, Francis O'Gorman, 2012
Discovering Old Handwriting
Ascenders of b h I and descenders off p q extruded stumpily. Letters were topped
with jaunty leftward-flying pennants. For displayed matter (initial pages,
headlines, etc) scribes affected jaggedly angular varieties of capitals and uncials.
Tng Ship Of The Line: Star Trek The Next Generation
“Nine-three degrees by seven-one. Make it seven-three. Closing—” The captain
responded, “Veer off, starboard!” Skneereeech— Howling, the cutter scrolled off
to the right, leaving the bulb keel of the Klingon to slug around stumpily after them
Joan, who was seasick like her father and telaka, was lying with them below in
the cabin. the Dolphin was large for a shallop, near forty feet long, and stumpily
built with a broad beam, but she was excessively crowded by five adults, the ...
Silk and Potatoes: Contemporary Arthurian Fantasy
In addition to human characters, the Fantasy should provide races both more
etherially magical (the elves — a sort of 'Silk' people) and more stumpily earthy (
the dwarves — the 'Potatoes' folk) than humans, as well as creatures more ...
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STUMPILY»
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Homeland review by Deborah Ross: Guilty... of nothing more than a …
I can only type this after a fashion, stumpily. Meanwhile: Brody. Who was he again? It was thrilling, and felt vital – as much as Homeland is a top-notch thriller, ... «Daily Mail, Dec 14»
Skinny celebrity chefs can't be trusted
And who can forget the time she rolled up her trouser legs to wade stumpily into the chilly Adriatic, and filled a basket with fresh clams? All Lidia has to do is put ... «Chicago Tribune, Oct 10»