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  • There are no broken bones or apparent internal injuries, but his head absorbed most of the damage, and Dr. Platt here suspects a concussion.

    Over the Edge

  • Every day brought broken bones that travel-weary sisters had to Heal.

    The Path of Daggers

  • Miss Pouncefoot had temporarily vacated her rooms on the first floor, and the Lord with the broken bones had condescended to occupy them.

    Phineas Finn

  • Even so, the losses among the Thrakians were high: broken bones from the kicking horses and wounds from lances that had driven through helms and breastplates.

    Shield of Thunder

  • Eager to learn more, he followed Machaon around, watching as he splinted broken bones or lanced cysts and boils.

    Lord of the Silver Bow

  • He could not touch Rutherford, his old professor, at pure theology; he had neither Rutherford's learning, nor his ecstatic eloquence, nor his surpassing love of Jesus Christ, but for handling broken bones and guiding an anxious inquirer no one could hold the candle to William Guthrie.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Give the lad credit, he did not attempt to struggle against my grip, feeling no doubt the threat of broken bones in the particular arrangement of my finger-tips.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • Her broken bones are a telltale sign of torture, said Amy Waters Yarsinske, a former Navy intelligence officer and an expert on POW and MIA treatment.

    Mission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq

  • When folk scattered and screamed at every one of the thousands of small aftershocks, it was Velisarios who told them to pull themselves together and get back to work, and more than once he pulled idlers and the terrified from their hidey-holes and threatened them with broken bones and heads unless they resumed their tasks.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • Page 53 nations of the earth, causing the plowshare of destruction to glide through the flourishing fields of human society, unroofing the temples, of civilizations and flooding their open halls with human gore, and piling high around their fluted columns the broken bones and bleeding bodies of the dead and dying, causing the widow to weep and the orphan to sigh and clamor for bread.

    Autobiography, sermons, addresses, and essays of Bishop L. H. Holsey, D. D.,

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