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  • All the inconceivable filth a child running at large in a primitive countryside may hear men utter was mine; and though I had never dared utter such oaths, they now poured from me, at the top of my lungs, as I cursed my father sitting there underground and gambling with long-haired, long-nailed Chinamen.

    Chapter 4

  • I said, then yelped as a long-nailed hand swiped at my arm.

    My Fair Succubi

  • In spite of what I'd just heard I thought: Madeline can give me a massage later, warm jasmine oil and the long-nailed magnolia hands I don't love and never will.

    'The Last Werewolf'

  • He noticed her long-nailed hand clutching at the door handle.

    Just Kidding

  • And another image, XIZOR stands next to Guri, his long-nailed hand on her shoulder.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • With one long-nailed fingertip, she turned his chin to face her.

    Bring On the Night

  • Quicksilver whined and braced his long-nailed front paws on my leather seat back.

    Silver Zombie

  • She reached a long-nailed finger out to poke me in the shoulder—attempting playfulness, I guess.

    The Limit

  • A milky-eyed, long-nailed Leprechaun monster (Denis Lavant) erupts from the sewer with a Groucho Marx gait; he steals a cigarette, eats some money and flowers, and licks an armpit.

    Paul Snyder: Tense Times in Tokyo! Town

  • It had a large, green-stoned ring on one long-nailed finger.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

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