Usage examples for physique

  1. Mr. Riddle was esteemed one of the most elegant and polished gentlemen in the city, with fine physique and fascinating manners. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  2. He had Daniel’ s physique and Eleanore’ s eyes. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  3. His physique was powerful, and he was a fine horseman. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  4. In physique they were larger than the British soldier, a result due to abundant food and free life in the open air from childhood. – Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence by George Wrong
  5. A turbaned Roman beauty of superb, Juno- like physique, she does not belong to the idyllic character of her surroundings. – The Madonna in Art by Estelle M. Hurll
  6. She has less physique than she ought to have. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  7. Mrs. Bennett hesitated; Goddard's fine physique looked quite equal to the strain of carrying her slight form, but she was not at all certain her husband would approve. – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  8. Clara, who had graduated from Mrs. Willard's school in Berlin, joined them in Munich, and somewhat later Susy also joined them, for Madame Marchesi, the great master of voice- culture, had told her that she must acquire physique to carry that voice of hers before she would undertake to teach her. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  9. The professor had taken an interest in his only colored pupil, to whom he had been attracted by his earnestness of purpose, his evident talent, and his excellent manners and fine physique. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  10. He was a big fellow with light hair and a splendid physique, who had been pointed out to me shortly after my arrival. – Palos of the Dog Star Pack by J. U. Giesy
  11. The letters of a healthful physique! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  12. Here is a mother who, brought up in the insane fashion usual among the cultivated, has a physique not strong enough for suckling her infant, but who, knowing that its natural food is the best, and anxious for its welfare, continues to give milk for a longer time than her system will bear. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  13. These savages had not quite the stature and physique of his former enemies, and were less brutal- looking. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  14. His face was not handsome, he only seemed attractive by means of the combination of the youthful softness of his physique and the male sincerity and fire of the expressions of his features. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  15. This is not the highest point of perfection either of physique or performance. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  16. " Fine young fellow," said Dr. Belton; " splendid physique, but looks like a bad attack." – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  17. So far, you have had the nerve, and more than your share of the physique. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  18. Still, he's a man of vast strength and physique, and- he'd push on. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  19. Look at that old man with a gray beard; he has been a powerful man in his day, his well built physique tells that. – Treading the Narrow Way by R. E. Barrett
  20. She- herself no more than a slip of a girl at that time- remembered him as a queerly silent young man- insignificant in physique and manner. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings