"Then I have to inform you positively," Gifford answered, "that your brother's fatal wound was the result of a pure accident."
O thou whose wounds become hard-favoured Death, Speak to thy father ere thou yield thy breath!
The passages wound like a maze, and he threaded them blindly in a vain search for the stairs.
Hitting a man beyond 350 yards, the wounds inflicted by all these bullets are clean cut.
He was dead, and the wound was in the left shoulder.
She demanded of her father, her brothers, the guests, whether the wounds given by a tiger were dangerous?--was this animal far from the villages?
Wound about her neck was a huge, glittering, cotton-stuffed cobra, and her bracelets were in the form of tiny garter snakes.
Though the wound was not fatal--not even very serious--a sharp fever fastened upon Calvert, and, in the delirium of the few days following, Mr. Morris was easily able to learn the cause of the duel.
I believe that the slightly increased cost of the thread thus wound is the only present bar to the extensive introduction of ready wound "cops."
Every wound and sore, when antiseptic precautions are not used, becomes a most active and dangerous focus, and every patient suffering from an infective disease is probably a focus for the production of infective particles.
His heart had withstood the importunate batterings of many a love siege; the wounds had been pleasant ones and the recovery quick.
"It was not far from the Castle of Fuerstenstein, near the spot where the gallant Blucher, with the brave army of Silesia, won such glory, that the Baron of Fuerstenstein met a maimed soldier, who was endeavouring to reach Berlin to claim his pension, and whose age denoted that his wounds had long been his honourable though painful companions.
The wound of peace is surety, Surety secure; but modest doubt is call'd The beacon of the wise, the tent that searches To th' bottom of the worst.
She spoke with the glow of professional enthusiasm, with that certainty, peculiar to sincere doctors and nurses, that a complicated wound is a fascinating object.
These wounds they bore would be the medals they would show their children and grandchildren by-and-by.
He had been tracking the Bear all morning, had a fine set of tracks in the dusty trail, and thus learned that the rifle-wound was a toe-shot in the hind foot, but his fore foot of the same side had a large round wound, the one really made by the cow's horn.
Merry flung his blood-stained weapon aside and bent over the man, saying sincerely: "I hope your wound is not fatal, M. Montfort."
"For my dear Lord, I am sensible, tho' our Wounds have been a long time heal'd, there yet remains a Tenderness, which, if touch'd, will smart afresh.--The Darts of Passion, such as we have felt, make too indeliable an Impression ever to be quite eraz'd;--they are not content with the eternal Sear they leave on the Reputation ..." (p.76).
In person she was very tall, with a most sturdy figure and a piercing glance; her voice was harsh; a great mass of yellow hair fell below her waist and a large golden necklace clasped her throat; wound about her was a tunic of every conceivable color and over it a thick chlamys had been fastened with a brooch.
For love is a perpetual flux, angor animi, a warfare, militat omni amans, a grievous wound is love still, and a lover's heart is Cupid's quiver, a consuming fire, accede ad hunc ignem, &c. an inextinguishable fire.
They arrived frequently in a sickly and disordered state, and then they were made up for the market by the application of astringents, washes, mercurial ointments, and repelling drugs, so that their wounds and diseases might be hid.
The wounds in my head are mere abrasions of the scalp, and not serious.