He looked like a professional wrestler with his muscular physique, tattoos, and long braid.
De Lapparent, Lecons de geographie physique (2nd ed., Paris, 1898), and W.
His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.
They are typical Berbers in physique, tall, well made and muscular, with European features and fair skins bronzed by the sun.
From 1834 he was perpetual secretary of the Brussels Academy, and published a vast number of articles in its Bulletin, as also in his journal, Correspondance mathematique et physique (11 vols., 1825-39).