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" His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much, that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day ; but they... "
The Patrician - Page 558
edited by - 1847
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 34

English literature - 1832
...It was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much, that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day...
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The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 1

Thomas Medwin - Poets, English - 1847 - 372 pages
...recollection of him at this interview. " His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped...description which he had heard of him in some company, vi/. . that he looked like an elegant and slender flowerwhose head drooped from being surcharged with...
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Essays on the Poets: And Other English Writers

Thomas De Quincey - English literature - 1853 - 296 pages
...in the academic costume of Oxford. The sketch tallied pretty well with a verbal description which I had heard of him in some company, viz., that he looked like an elegant and slender flower,i whose head drooped from being surcharged with rain. ; This gave, to the chance observer, an...
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Temple Bar, Volume 3

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1861
..."was a sum of many pontradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much that he seemed of a low stature His gestures were abrupt, and sometimes violent, occasionally even awkward, yet more...
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Temple Bar, Volume 3

1861
..." was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much that he seemed of a low stature His gestures were abrupt, and sometimes violent, occasionally even awkward, yet more...
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The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Poetry. Miscellanies. Four ages of poetry ...

Thomas Love Peacock - English literature - 1875
...It was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day;...
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The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Poetry. Miscellanies. Four ages of poetry ...

Thomas Love Peacock - English literature - 1875
...It was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day;...
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Anecdote Biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Richard Henry Stoddard - Poets, English - 1876 - 290 pages
...It was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much, that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day...
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Shelley, Volume 1

John Addington Symonds - 1878
...It was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much, that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day...
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Shelley

John Addington Symonds - 1879 - 189 pages
...It was a sum of many contradictions. His figure was slight and fragile, and yet his bones and joints were large and strong. He was tall, but he stooped so much, that he seemed of a low stature. His clothes were expensive, and made according to the most approved mode of the day...
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