The officer had a small head, a black beard cut square, a robust
body, and leaned with gauntleted hands on the simple hilt of a straight sword.
The rush for the doors and windows was terrific, and many of the most robust
men in the room fainted outright through sheer horror.
Man is more robust
than woman, but he is not longer lived; which exactly explains my view of the nature of their attachments.
Thanks to his robust
constitution, he had changed but little since the day of his arrival in Paris, and, despite his tall figure, he walked erect.
They rang throughout the seven rooms loudly and clearly, for the prince was a bold and robust
man, and the music had become hushed at the waving of his hand.
First, to be too sensible of hurt; for no man is angry, that feels not himself hurt; and therefore tender and delicate persons must needs be oft angry; they have so many things to trouble them, which more robust
natures have little sense of.
Harris, never a very robust
criminal, to droop his head, to be forgotten, and to die.
There are worse wives than these simple, rosy-mouthed, robust
girls of the farm.
He delighted in the robust
common sense of Thomas Hobbes; Spinoza filled him with awe, he had never before come in contact with a mind so noble, so unapproachable and austere; it reminded him of that statue by Rodin, L'Age d'Airain, which he passionately admired; and then there was Hume: the scepticism of that charming philosopher touched a kindred note in Philip; and, revelling in the lucid style which seemed able to put complicated thought into simple words, musical and measured, he read as he might have read a novel, a smile of pleasure on his lips.
And the three robust
Bretons went to the boat, and were beginning to place their rollers underneath it to put it in motion, when the distant barking of dogs was heard, proceeding from the interior of the island.
Pfuel was short and very thin but broad-boned, of coarse, robust
build, broad in the hips, and with prominent shoulder blades.
The nightmare of that flight down the Ugambi with the hideous horde racing after him by day and by night, now abreast of him, now lost in the mazes of the jungle far behind for hours and once for a whole day, only to reappear again upon his trail grim, relentless, and terrible, reduced the Russian from a strong and robust
man to an emaciated, white-haired, fear-gibbering thing before ever the bay and the ocean broke upon his hopeless vision.