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Usage examples for bulky

  1. " That's true," replied Mr. George; " but it would be very difficult to carry so bulky a thing home." – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  2. The window would be easily broken, and it was large enough for even Happy's bulky body to pass through. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  3. Only the low angle of the sedan and the nearness of the bulky patrol car saved the troopers. – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  4. The old house looked gloomy and dull of brow, with only three windows showing light, as stout Captain Stubbard, with his short sword swinging from the bulky position where his waist had been, strode along the winding of the hill towards the door. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  5. Their number has lately been swelled by the addition of a bulky one from Southampton, over which she has rained torrents of blissful tears. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  6. We went on much farther than we had been in the morning, picking up some drums and a few similar bulky articles, which others had not thought worth collecting. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. Even at that distance Tournefort could see him clutching his bulky parcel close to his chest. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  8. Considerable time was spent in the debate on the composition of the committee, but in the end the list reported by Anthony was adopted, as was Conkling's resolution, with its bulky preamble. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  9. Among them lay half a dozen leather cases which he fancied held jewellery, and more than a dozen bulky parcels- spoons and forks and the like. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  10. Not in my way, my young friend- not in my way," continued the old gentleman in his quiet, amiable manner, as he took down the great bulky London Directory. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  11. She was in the act of opening a bulky letter addressed to her in a familiar handwriting. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  12. I mean by that, don't send a lot at a time or any very bulky stuff at all. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  13. I staggered back, turned, and was either struck or struck myself against some other bulky furnishing. – The Red Room by H. G. Wells
  14. Evading the strokes of his more bulky antagonist, the younger man's sword repeatedly sought the vulnerable part of the other's armor. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  15. The Monday morning following the purchase of the guitar, she knew just when to run down the path and find the bulky, lounging figure passing her gate. – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  16. In this more bulky envelope I have given you a letter which I dare not address; but in the other you will find the designation of the house to which you must carry it along with your box, which will there be taken from you and not trouble you any more. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  17. I was never very much stuck on cotton, as it was too bulky to get away with in case you had to leave a boat in a hurry. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  18. Suddenly starting off at a speed incredible in so bulky an animal, he made for one of our groups, composed of three Indians, who immediately put their horses to a gallop, and distributed themselves in the form of a triangle. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  19. The Bear followed the Fox, but, being bulky, he was captured and punished. – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston
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