In spite of the lateness of the hour, he turned and stretched the stiffness from his limbs.
Finally his big hands left her waist and moved to her shoulders, working out the stiffness in them, and then on to the back of her neck.
Dean paid little attention as his mind remained focused on his chore ahead as he tried to put aside the stiffness in his injured leg.
The thin clumsily-shaped vases of the Kaji school, with their uniformly distributed decoration of diapers, scrolls and arabesques in comparatively dull colors, ceased altogether to be produced, their place being taken by graceful specimens, technically flawless, and carrying designs not only free from stiffness, but also executed in colors at once rich and soft.
To obtain greater stiffness various plans have been adopted.