They were not very tallabout four feet in heightand they were dressed in metallic-looking one-piece spacesuits that closely followed the contour of their slender bodies.
She seemed, indeed, like some fruitful Cybele, retaining all firmness of contour, and living anew in the broad daylight with gentle good humor sparkling in her large black eyes.
A perfectly formed skeleton and well-developed muscles give the graceful contour and perfect outline to the human body.
Hence, every part of the surface of the body rapidly takes on a change in contour, and soon assumes that appearance of vigor and soundness which marks those of firm physical condition.
The mouldings are the same as the Grecian in general form, although they differ from them in contour; they are less delicate and graceful, but were used in great profusion.
Her hair was of that rare copper-gold tint, her features regular, with a slightly protruding chin, soft eyes, and cheeks perfect in their contour.
Stone by slow stone his empire was built up, an edifice owing its contour to his complete grasp of detail and his dauntless energy.
On a good many contoured maps a figure like this will be found in one of the corners:
To illustrate the subject of contours to aid those who have difficulty in reading contoured maps the following is suggested: 1. Secure modeling clay and build a mound.
With her sweet delicate contour, her large gray eyes, and the sweep of the lustrous hair, setting off with its rich tint the little shell-like ears and the alabaster whiteness of the neck and throat, even Conde, who had seen all the beauties of three courts and of sixty years defile before him, stood staring in admiration at the Huguenot maiden.
"Sir Frederick Smith, the Attorney-General, is 5, but does not look it for he keeps a full thatch and a fresh complexion, and has features so softly contoured that as a baby he must have been the pride of the family.
But while he fully recognised the limits of his powers, he had great faith in his own critical judgment; and with good reason, for his perception of the beautiful in contour and attitude and grouping was almost unerring.
In versatility of treatment the architects who have specialized in home building in the San Francisco Bay region have had their designs of contoured streets, parterres, terraces and plantings published more widely than those of their professional brethren in any other section of the country.
There was the full contour of the limbs hid under warm green folds, the white flesh that glowed when you touched it as if some smothered heat lay beneath, the sleeping face, the amber hair uncoiled in a languid quiet, while yellow jasmines deepened its hue into molten sunshine, and a great tiger-lily laid its sultry head on her breast.
She was doing just what thousands of other girls were doing in New York, with no more patience and no more self-sacrifice than they, but the childish vagaries of his visitor, still fresh in his memory, seemed to endow Dorothy Herrick with a firmer contour, a stronger claim on his interest and sympathies.
Instead of being able to see only that one type of beauty which first appealed to us, our eyes have become so instructed that we now see the beauty of all the other types as well; and we no longer scorn as Philistine the taste of the man in the street for the beauty that is robustly vital and flamboyantly contoured.
Dark as it was I had recognized him.... "His form was of the same strong and stalwart contour as ever....
The rows and the contour of the orange groves could no longer be distinguished the forms of the nearby trees were lostthe rich, lustrous green of their foliage brushed out with the dull black of the night; while the twinkling lights of the distant towns and hamlets, in the valley below, shone as sparkling jewels on the inky, velvet robe that, fold on fold, lay over the landscape.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc. (PWH); 18Feb70; R479961. DOALL CO. DoAll contour saws.
A leaf in its general contour is symmetrical: here the symmetry is about a linethe midrib.
The whirl would be about a plane, and the contour of this plane would correspond to the ends of the axis line in the former vortex; and as before, the vortex would extend to the boundary.
A face drawn a trifle fine, a little ascetic, but balanced by the humour of the large, shapely mouth, and really beautiful in bone and contour.
Beauty of contour and unbroken continuity of curve is obtained sometimes by sacrificing literal accuracy; a structurally impossible positionas the seated nude figure in the Louvre pictureis deliberately adopted to heighten the effect of line or the balance of composition.
This picture also illustrates a device to retain continuity of line; the right foot is hidden away so as not to interfere with the contour.
This particular type is termed a "shell" feed because the upper contour of the guiding feed bracket is shaped somewhat like a shell.