This face is an epilepsy, its wordless tongue gives out the unearthly cry, Its veins down the neck distend, its eyes roll till they show nothing but their whites, Its teeth grit, the palms of the hands are cut by the turn’d-in nails, The man falls struggling and foaming to the ground, while he speculates well.
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One method of declawing is to severe the tendon that allows the claws to distend.
She remembered the distended bellies of the starving cows.