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  • Tuilagi will now stake his claim for a Test recall for the Tigers against Saracens this Sunday, having recovered from a serious facial injury which required the insertion of a titanium plate to hold his eye-socket together.

    I won't be jumping off any more ferries, promises Manu Tuilagi

  • Antique skull watch tells time with eye-socket snakes

    Boing Boing

  • At the same time, one of the snakes slowly sinks back down into one of the eye sockets, while the other slowly comes out of the other eye, before retracting suddenly, as the first snake again springs out from its eye-socket.

    Boing Boing

  • The hookers should arrive by about 5ish and the free needle distribution for the popular "Shove a rusty needle in your eye-socket" begins at about 8.

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  • But if you want to get into his brain, I recommend the eye-socket.'

    Some Memorable First Lines

  • In one popular technique, a medical instrument known as an ice-pick due to its similarity to a normal ice-pick was passed through the eye-socket and struck with a mallet until the right position was reached.

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  • This remarkable effect was produced by the depth of the eye-socket, under which the eye moved free from its setting; the arch of the brow was so accurate as to resemble the groining of a vault.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • So, as soon as the lion paraded Paris with his mane, his beard and moustaches, his waistcoats and his eyeglass, maintained in its place, without the help of his hands, by the contraction of his cheek, and eye-socket, the chief towns of some departments had their sub-lions, who protested by the smartness of their trouser-straps against the untidiness of their fellow-townsmen.

    Albert Savarus

  • Warren's eyes flickered open and Kurtz pressed the muzzle of the .45 pistol forcefully into his left eye-socket.

    Hardcase

  • The most remarkable find, however, was a portion of face -- the left eye-socket, cheekbone, and nasal area -- that fit neatly into the skullcap found in 1856.

    The Face of Neandertal Man

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