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  • In its passage it cleared the body of a man, who lay motionless, bleeding from a bullet-wound in the neck.

    JAN, THE UNREPENTANT

  • Wathope, a young professor of English, who had a grievous bullet-wound in his leg, drove the car.

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  • Faint music came from another house beyond the trees; a carriage clopped past the distant gates; overhead a nightbird moaned dolefully; I could hear my own knees creaking as I crouched there, scratching the newly-healed bullet-wound in my backside and wondering what the deuce was wrong.

    Isabelle

  • Superheroes and comics characters are always popular, but I did notice that this year they were almost all Marvel characters: The Punisher, Doctor Doom, Captain America (complete with bullet-wound from recent assassination) and an awesome, awesome Galactus.

    Halloween Roundup

  • Take Me To Your Leader: While Klaatu is recuperating from his bullet-wound, government agents attempt to get him to explain his intentions.

    13 WTF Moments From ‘The Day The Earth Stood Still’ Remake

  • Deputy-Sheriff Banks were notified, and by morning the thieves were captured, though only after a pretty desperate encounter, during which the officer received a bullet-wound.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • And for the rest I have no troubles, unless for a touch of gout now and again in my left foot, from an old bullet-wound, healed long since.

    Pan

  • Faint music came from another house beyond the trees; a carriage clopped past the distant gates; overhead a nightbird moaned dolefully; I could hear my own knees creaking as I crouched there, scratching the newly-healed bullet-wound in my backside and wondering what the deuce was wrong.

    Flashman And The Redskins

  • Faint music came from another house beyond the trees; a carriage clopped past the distant gates; overhead a nightbird moaned dolefully; I could hear my own knees creaking as I crouched there, scratching the newly-healed bullet-wound in my backside and wondering what the deuce was wrong.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • As he swung himself in beside me, with his hand on the window-frame, his sleeve was slightly pulled back, and I saw the star-shaped white scar of a bullet-wound on his wrist.

    Royal Flash

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