Usage examples for slender

  1. In front of him stood a second form, that of a slender woman, upon whose auburn hair fell the glittering light of the lantern. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  2. A sleeve fastened by set- screws to slender lathe work and running in a bearing so as to steady the work. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. " It's a dear little boy," said the slender lady, who had a pale, kind face, dark eyes, and very red lips. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  4. It swung there at the end of the slender little broken chain like a great drop of shining water, blushing and sparkling and trembling. – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  5. Thanks, my dear; I should enjoy going very much if I were a little more slender. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  6. She was only a slender girl when I saw her last. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  7. The slender form of Jig rose before them, trembling. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  8. Her figure is quite slender. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  9. He had not seen how the girl's hand had suddenly closed, and her slender form had swayed. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  10. Would broad web- feet be as useful to the hen as slender toes? – Home Geography For Primary Grades by C. C. Long
  11. It has occasionally been my duty to say that I could not myself give my slender assistance to a Ministry unless I were supported by the presence of this or that political friend. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  12. The spot was in shadow, but as they looked in that direction, a log fell, and a slender flame sprang up. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  13. Now she called the queen of Erin to her tent, and drawing from her own pocket a belt of silk, slender as a cord, she said: " Put this on." – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  14. When he went upstairs to his room the first object that caught his attention was a slender volume, beautifully bound, that lay on his dressing- table. – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  15. Yes, dressed in black- had long light hair and was slender. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  16. With a wave of her slender brown hand she said: " Look at this!" – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  17. He was a little above the middle height- rather slender but a good figure. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  18. He noticed the touch of colour just below her white slender column of a neck, and wondered why no other woman had ever thought of wearing a crimson tie with her habit. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  19. Slender hands, to bear the double burden. – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards