- a soft, well- rounded figure; a graceful carriage; a supple body
- She was undeniably spare, and ponderably light, and provably tall .
- According to biologic viewpoint , all volant animal , its condition is posture necessarily lightsome , wing is very wide ; and bumblebee this kind of biology however as it happens follows this theory to do exactly the opposite : the body of bumblebee is very heavy , and wing is however very smallish
- Though he had detected with a critical eye more than one failure of perfect symmetry in her form , he was forced to acknowledge her figure to be light and pleasing ; and in spite of his asserting that her manners were not those of the fashionable world , he was caught by their easy playfulness
- Countess bezuhov , who had been among the russian ladies who had followed the tsar from petersburg to vilna , was at that ball , her heavy , russian style of beautyas it is calledovershadowing the more refined polish ladies . she was much noticed , and the tsar had deigned to bestow a dance upon her . boris drubetskoy , who had left his wife at moscow , and was living