Sometimes they would fix upon my nose, or forehead, where they stung me to the quick, smelling very offensively; and I could easily trace that viscous matter, which, our naturalists tell us, enables those creatures to walk with their feet upwards upon a ceiling.
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He says it is a myth that glass as a very, very viscous fluid.
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.