I was then sure that you reflected upon the diminutive
figure of Chantilly.
Macerinus, a diminutive
, means leanish, poorish, out of case.
They are rather a diminutive
race, generally below five feet five inches, with crooked legs and thick ankles - a deformity caused by their passing so much of their time sitting or squatting upon the calves of their legs and their heels, in the bottom of their canoes - a favorite position, which they retain, even when on shore.
But at the end of a quarter of an hour, dropping his eyes, he perceived a small pug-dog squatted upon the path near his feet--a diminutive
but very perfect specimen of its interesting species.
Two ladies, rivals in fashionable life who tormented one another with a thousand little stings of womanish spite, were given to understand that each of their hearts was a nest of diminutive
snakes, which did quite as much mischief as one great one.
By the time that it wanted only three minutes to noon, the droll object in question was perceived to be a very diminutive
foreign-looking young man.
paintings give that spotty look to a room, which is the blemish of so many a fine work of Art overtouched.
The two most remarkable are a young man who presents all the characteristics of a period of national decadence; reminding me strongly of some diminutive
Hellenised Roman of the third century.
We gather that it conveyed originally an idea of size and power, not as now in the diminutive
of both these meanings.
Do you refer to Lorenzo il Magnifico, or to Lorenzo, Duke of Urbino, or to Lorenzo surnamed Lorenzino on account of his diminutive
She was a pretty, very diminutive
, plump woman of from forty to fifty, with handsome eyes, though they had a curious habit of seeming to look a long way off.
I could not think of a safer asylum than this, if we must spend the night upon the premises; and Raffles agreed with me when I had led him by sheltering shrubbery and perilous lawn to the diminutive
chalet between the rhododendrons and the water.