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  • As the bearers, among whom was Anna Mikhaylovna, passed the young man he caught a momentary glimpse between their heads and backs of the dying man's high, stout, uncovered chest and powerful shoulders, raised by those who were holding him under the armpits, and of his gray, curly, leonine head.
  • The lesions, in combination with generalized edema, produced a leonine facies.
  • He had a great leonine head and was a fascinating conversationalist.
  • The front of the sphinx is to the northwest, and its crouching leonine body continues to the south.
  • March, in keeping with the apocalyptic saying about lions and lambs, came in with a leonine roar.

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