- "He turned and walked out, and his elbows were still bent out a little"
- "I'm gonna get him...I'll kill the big son-of-a-bitch myself"
- "any of you guys seen my wife"
- "..head of tightly curled hair"
- "He's a lightweight, and he's handy"
- "He avoided looking at Lennie"
- "He hates big guys"
- "his arms gradually bent at the elbows and his hands closed into fists