And yet, every time the curtain went up, Captain Roberts brought the house down with the first stunt
. Those dogs just flocked all over him, loving him to death, from the looks of it.
These Fuegians are a very different race from the stunted, miserable wretches farther westward; and they seem closely allied to the famous Patagonians of the Strait of Magellan.
These poor wretches were stunted in their growth, their hideous faces bedaubed with white paint, their skins filthy and greasy, their hair entangled, their voices discordant, and their gestures violent.
His favorite stunt
, when he isn't collecting rattlesnakes, is to wait for a forty-mile-an-hour breeze, and then get up and walk on the parapet of a skyscraper--on the lee side, mind you, so that if he blows off there's nothing to fetch him up but the street.
YOU, who from his cradle reared him to be what he was, and stunted
what he should have been!
The mountains to the east of the river were spurs of the Rocky range, and of great magnitude; those on the west were little better than hills, bleak and barren, or scantily clothed with stunted
She pointed to the nearest trees, a small forest of stunted
oaks, which shut in the view to the right, after quarter of a mile of a bare and rugged valley.
They were two shrivelled, stunted
, dried-up specimens of trees--two ghosts of palms--without foliage, and more dead than alive.
In the afternoon he walked about the common; and that is gray and dingy too; it is neither country nor town; the gorse is stunted
; and all about is the litter of civilisation.
Here lay a desolate valley--a shallow, narrow valley dotted with stunted
trees and covered with many great bowlders.
Trent watched him through the leaves of a stunted
tree, underneath which he had thrown himself.
Eastern Green resident Sean Casey Poole said: "We have just had a yellow stunt
plane fly over Eastern Green performing very scary stunts
considering what's just happened."