fragile-looking love



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  • It was the same year women became overly taken with skinny, petulant boys, fragile-looking pretty boys with big, disheveled hair and lips frozen in a perpetual sneer.

    Where are they now?

  • D runs beside a fragile-looking aerial machine along a segment of beach.

    Memory Theater

  • From his thin legs, fragile-looking as windstraws, the bones of which were sheathed in withered skin with apparently no muscle padding in between -- from such frail stems sprouted the torso of a fat man.


  • Reverend Jenkins was tall, rubicund, big-boned yet fragile-looking, with a full shock of longish white hair topping the bill.

    Shortcut Man

  • He was still a very slim, almost fragile-looking man, quiet, but with a scrutinizing look that made me feel he was assessing my assets and liabilities on some net worth document entitled “Olivia Gordon.”


  • Networks of thin, fragile-looking pathways in different colors connect curiously glowing nodes the sizes of which seem unstable.

    Two Stories About Toys

  • "If the muted pay pressures suggested by the HFI survey keep underlying inflation pressures in check then the Bank of England will feel more comfortable kicking the rate rise can further down the road, given the risk of choking off an increasingly fragile-looking recovery."

    Households plan to cut spending, Markit finance index shows

  • Half-hidden among the golden masses are delicate pink flowers of fragile-looking ladies 'smock and in the drier grass a few feet away rise tall patches of red campion, the silvery down on the stems caught by the late afternoon sunshine.

    Country diary

  • I'm wondering if the increasingly fragile-looking McCain can handle even four.

    McCain refuses to say if he's healthy enough to handle 8 years as president

  • A pile of photographs and maps sat on one corner, a fragile-looking roll of blueprints lay open in the center, and five leather-bound books were on top of them.

    Vicious Grace


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